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September 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Aaron Pilarski, the Willmar School District's buildings and grounds manager, said keeping the buildings appealing and in good repair is important to people's experience with the district. He is shown in front of the updated entrance of Jefferson Learning Center as he gave a tour of several maintenance and improvement projects completed this summer in the district.
Students will see lots of building updates when classes resume Tuesday in Willmar School District
September 3, 2018 - 8:14pm
May 26, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The locker rooms at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar are in the process of being transformed into a collaborative space for students. Other projects also are planned there to make Kennedy look less like the former high school it is.
Willmar Schools' summer construction begins
May 26, 2018 - 5:40am
March 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Willmar School Board OKs $1.44M in contracts for Kennedy improvements
March 14, 2018 - 7:02am
January 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Among the remodeling projects yet to be completed within the Willmar School District are improvements at Roosevelt Elementary. The outdated media center will be redone, with new paint, carpeting and movable furniture. A wall in the middle of the school office will be taken out to provide more efficient space, and a wall will be removed between two classrooms to create a collaborative space, similar to collaborative learning areas at the new Lakeland Elementary building.
School remodeling work will wrap up Willmar's referendum projects
January 25, 2018 - 7:28am
January 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Anez siblings -- Sullivan, from left, Sam, Savannah and Lawson -- cut the ribbon Tuesday to mark the opening day of Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. They cut the ribbon in honor of their father, Jared Anez, Willmar School Board chairman who died unexpectedly in March 2017.
Lakeland Elementary: Willmar's new school finally open
January 3, 2018 - 7:05am
January 2, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Fifth-grade student Natalie Santana unpacks her backpack during her tour of Lakeland Elementary School Dec. 20.
Lakeland Elementary opens today in Willmar
January 2, 2018 - 12:03am
December 22, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Lorrie Torres, right, special education paraprofessional educator, and her daughter Lilliana Briones walk Thursday evening through the hallway of Lakeland Elementary School at the open house for the new Willmar school. Briones, who is in kindergarten, will be attending Lakeland in January and her mother will be working there too. A public open house will be held in January.
Lakeland open house: Families invited to see new elementary for first time
December 22, 2017 - 6:35am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Principal Gretchen Baumgarn, left, and Assistant Principal Melissa Wilson walk Nov. 15 outside the new Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. The school opens in January.
Long-awaited move to Willmar's Lakeland Elementary will begin next month
November 22, 2017 - 6:40am
November 3, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Much of the Lakeland Elementary School classroom wing is nearing completion, as the Willmar School District prepares for January opening of the new school. First-floor classrooms only have cleanup remaining, and the second-floor classroom areas are ready for furniture. Hallways are waiting for the finishing touches.
Lakeland Elementary on the way to completion
November 3, 2017 - 10:35pm
October 23, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A new weight room is one of the many new additions constructed in Willmar High School. Members of the Willmar Public School Board toured finished areas of the recent additions to Willmar High School during their meeting Monday. Morton Construction Managers Architect Preston Euerle presented ground updates after the tour.
School board tours Willmar high school addition
October 23, 2017 - 11:01pm
October 21, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Willmar School Board to meet Monday at high school
October 21, 2017 - 9:16am
October 12, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Terry, left, and Donna Brau stand outside of the Brau Performing Arts Center at Willmar Senior High School. A dedication for the newly named and remodeled theater is planned for Monday evening at the school.
Willmar Senior High theater name honors Brau family
October 12, 2017 - 10:06am
Construction crews continue work Thursday at the Lakeland Elementary School in southeast Willmar. Jake Schultz / Tribuneplay button
Progress continues on Lakeland Elementary School project
August 12, 2017 - 8:49am
June 23, 2017
Brau family to be honored: Refurbished Willmar Senior High auditorium to be named for family of musicians
June 23, 2017 - 9:05pm
June 17, 2017
Willmar School Board adopts '17-18 budget with $53 M in spending
June 17, 2017 - 5:34am
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