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June 8, 2018
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Kaystone Bautista, a junior at the Alternative Learning Center in Willmar, sands a table as a part of the Youth Build Program May 17 at Demo Inc.
YouthBuild helps DEMO Inc. continue to rehab old Svea School
June 8, 2018 - 10:50pm
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Linda Bahe, Willmar Public Schools’ director of alternative programs, works with students Nov. 7 in a classroom at the Area Learning Center in Willmar. Bahe said she is thrilled with the success students are having this year under a new schedule.
ALC students find success, New schedule and academic support yield results
November 8, 2017 - 10:06pm
November 21, 2016
Joe Brown, left, and Carter Sack, block layers for Double J Concrete & Masonry, shovel excess concrete into a bucket Thursday evening at the construction site of the new elementary school in southeast Willmar. Construction will be finished Sept. 5, 2017. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar schools buzzing with activity as building program progresses
November 21, 2016 - 6:50am
July 11, 2016
From left, Mercedes Olvera, 11, Johannes Olvera, 7, and Aubri Guerrero, 10, show off the baseball ballpark they are building with LEGO bricks Tuesday. The students at the Willmar Migrant School learned about baseball this week and went to a Twins game Wednesday. The program meets at the Area Learning Center in Willmar. (Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune)
Getting a Lego up on learning
July 11, 2016 - 12:02am
June 29, 2016
Willmar Public Schools' summer program reaches hundreds of students
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 8, 2016
In this 2013 photo, then-first-grade students Danunte Sasse, left, and Ethyn Grabow, eat lunch at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Starting this week, breakfast and lunch for children in Willmar will be served each day at Roosevelt Elementary School, Willmar Middle School and the Area Learning Center. (FILE PHOTO)
UPDATE: Willmar kids can get free breakfast, lunch this summer
June 8, 2016 - 11:49pm
May 27, 2016
Area Learning Center graduate Raquel Zuniga gets an unexpected escort by her son, Fernando, 3, after receiving her diploma. Watching the pair are Willmar Civic Scholarship presenter Deb Zina Hanson, from left, Willmar Public School Superintendent Jeff Holm and School Board Chair Liz VanDerBill. Zuninga was one of 32 graduates honored at a commencement Friday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNEplay button
ALC stands for astounding, loving, courageous in eyes of graduation speaker
May 27, 2016 - 11:19pm
May 24, 2016
Jasmine Cain plays Taiko drums Tuesday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar ALC students to perform Japanese drumming Thursday
May 24, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 22, 2015
Back stage Friday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, the Class of 2015 receives congratulations following the 27th annual Willmar Area Learning Center Graduation Ceremony. Seen here, from right, are Julie Stubblefield, Brooke Paradee and Brianna Castro. Eleven of the 20 graduates walked. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
May 22, 2015 - 11:32pm
November 2, 2013
Amanda Alonso, left, and Dayanna Dominguez check out the results of their tie-dying. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Willmar ALC students promote anti-bullying campaign in their school (with video)
November 2, 2013 - 3:00am
May 20, 2013
Sara Anna Diaz Romero, left, and Lupita Rivas, second left, work on a quilt May 14 during Monica Villars' community service class at the Willmar Area Learning Center at Garfield School. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., ALC students give back to the community
May 20, 2013 - 2:07pm