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Willmar Middle School

February 23, 2016
Mackanzie Chan, a 14-year-old eighth-grader, was diagnosed with cancer but had attended classes half-days at Willmar Middle School to be around friends. (FILE | TRIBUNE)
Students pay respects to 'selfless' classmate after she loses two-year cancer fight
February 23, 2016 - 12:00am
December 5, 2015
Willmar Middle School Science Department Chair Michael Dokkebakken, right, and Principal Mark Miley detail the science room additions. Work is scheduled to begin in April for the two wings of classrooms. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
Willmar’s new Middle School science classrooms planned in two wings
December 5, 2015 - 12:07am
October 30, 2015
Mary Beth Nehl of the Yoga Loft leads warm-ups during SuperHeroes 101, an after-school program at Willmar Middle School that helps kids ‘discover and hone their inner superhero.’ About 20 kids are in the class, which meets twice a week. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
‘Everybody’s a superhero’
October 30, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 7, 2015
Sixth-graders Monic Espinoza, near, and Bethany Oswood prepare Easy Chicken Nachos Wednesday during the after-school Junior Chef class at Willmar Middle School. The weekly Delta after-school program is for 6-8th graders. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Following the recipe
October 7, 2015 - 9:49pm
September 20, 2015
The Chan family of Willmar meet with singer Carrie Underwood after her concert at the Minnesota State Fair. The meeting was arranged after a letter-writing campaign by Willmar Middle School staff and students on behalf of Mackanzie Chan, who has cancer. From left, Amanda, 15, Daniel, 15, Mackanzie, 14, Underwood, mother Anna Chan, Matthew, 6, and father Doug Chan. (Submitted)play button
Willmar girl meets country star
September 20, 2015 - 11:40pm
September 14, 2015
Members of the Willmar Middle School girls tennis team wait for their time on the courts on an 82-degree Monday afternoon. Highs are predicted to stay in the 80s through Thursday. From left are Abby Stauffenecker, grade eight, Maddie Starr and Alyssa Morrell, both grade seven, and Presleigh Schrupp, grade eight at Community Christian School.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
September ‘heat wave’
September 14, 2015 - 8:21pm
August 18, 2015
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video: Summer ending ... school is next
August 18, 2015 - 9:37am
July 14, 2015
Willmar School Board reviews iPad handbook containing use guidelines
July 14, 2015 - 10:36pm
July 12, 2015
Willmar School Board meets Monday
July 12, 2015 - 7:43pm
May 21, 2015
The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota loaned bikes and helmets to Willmar Middle School Tuesday. Rick’s Cycling & Sports in Willmar provided bikes with adaptive equipment for physically challenged students. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Willmar Middle School students learn safe biking techniques
May 21, 2015 - 11:35pm
March 25, 2015
Willmar Middle School seventh-grader Abdulbari Ahmed shows Willmar School Board member Mike Reynolds how to assemble a cube puzzle students made in the 21st Century Learning Grant after-school program. (TRIBUNE/Linda Vanderwerf)
Students thrive in after-school program
March 25, 2015 - 11:11pm
March 13, 2015
Sixth-grader Myles Kinney recites consecutive numbers of pi Friday during an all-school assembly at Willmar Middle School. The line of students holds a banner with more than 200 numbers of pi. He counted out 175 decimals of pi. It was part of the school’s Pi Day celebration. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Easy as 3.1415...
March 13, 2015 - 11:38pm
January 15, 2015
These three eighth-graders topped the Willmar Middle School student body in the National Geographic Bee: from left, first-place Maeve Winter, runner-up Hunter Fischer and third-place Ryan Salazar. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Leading locators
January 15, 2015 - 11:20pm
August 27, 2014
About 10 groups of Willmar Middle School teachers and staff paraded in front of the school in quick succession for the midday dunking Tuesday. The stunt draws attention to ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)play button
Video: Freezing for the ALS cause
August 27, 2014 - 10:34am
July 16, 2014
Simenson moving to new principal position in Litchfield
July 16, 2014 - 11:34pm