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April 18, 2016
Val Walstrom is the preschool program director for the New London-Spicer School District,
Live it! Q&A: How preschool sets the tone for kindergarten
April 18, 2016 - 5:27pm
April 12, 2016
Melissa, left, and Elsie Scheele read "The Jesus Storybook Bible,” a tome that refashions biblical stories for young children. Elsie is a preschooler at Community Christian School in Willmar and will start kindergarten in the fall. Melissa says Elsie has become more outgoing since she began preschool. (PHOTOS BY DAN BURDETT | LIVE IT)
Live it!: Preschool ... and what your child can gain from it
April 12, 2016 - 10:27am
Tracy Borstad reads to a group of students in her preschool class at Community Christian School in Willmar. (DAN BURDETT | LIVE IT!)
Tips to determine if your child is ready for preschool
April 12, 2016 - 9:50am
April 7, 2015
Johanie Rapalo boldly arrives Tuesday to sign-up for 2015-16 kindergarten at Kennedy Elementary with her mother Karla Fernandez and big brother Linder Rapalo. Principal Todd Goggleye anticipates 120 registrations, down from recent years. Roosevelt, which registers 3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, is expected to be higher. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Kindergarten registration to continue
April 7, 2015 - 8:35pm
June 27, 2014
Letter: A wise investment in children
June 27, 2014 - 5:00am
May 31, 2013
Willmar, Minn., kindergarteners have list of things to learn this summer
May 31, 2013 - 5:37pm
October 24, 2011
Willmar School Board to discuss kindergarten schedule today
October 24, 2011 - 11:53am
May 23, 2011
Hunter Dahline, left, and teacher Erika Johnson demonstrate some of the functions of the SMART Table. Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar has two of the interactive devices. Tribune photos by Ron Adams
Kindergarteners 'love' new SMART Table
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Montevideo considers all-day, everyday kindergarten
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Regina Schmitz, a coordinator with the United Way of West Central Minnesota's Success by 6 program, works Friday with Mariah Gutierrez, 2, from left, Daisy Lopez, 4, and Jose Antonio, 5, while visiting the children's day care provider. Schmitz is part of a program designed to prepare kindergarten-age children in Kandiyohi County to enter school prepared. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Growmobile seeing results
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
February 25, 2010
Roosevelt Elementary teacher Becky Olson, left, assists Kalli Anders with a project Tuesday as students in Olson's class celebrate their 100th day of school. Students began the school year at the former Lincoln Elementary School, moving to their new classrooms 34 days ago. An open house will be held Saturday to celebrate Roosevelt's new kindergarten wing. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Roosevelt Elementary celebrates new K rooms with an open house Saturday
February 25, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Kindergartners shuffle by their lockers Monday in the new wing at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Roosevelt kindergarteners join the rest of their school
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 22, 2009
Aundie Manuel, whose daughter, Kris Egge, is a kindergarten teacher in the Willmar School District, helps organize Kris' new classroom Monday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. A group of kindergarten teachers are moving into their new classrooms at Roosevelt this week. With the completion of the new Roosevelt wing, Lincoln Elementary School will lose its last students. The move is part of the district's budget-cutting strategy. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Teachers unpacking in new Roosevelt kindergarten wing
December 22, 2009 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Amaya Archuleta, left and Marisa Peterson are dressed as pilgrims Wednesday as they eat a Thanksgiving meal at Roosevelt Kindergarten Satellite in Willmar. More than 150 students and their teachers gathered for the dinner. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Roosevelt kindergarten prepares to say goodbye to Lincoln building with a Thanksgiving dinner
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
Mobile preschool program expands
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am