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September 11, 2018
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Instructor Harold Mielke of Duininck Co., top right, works with Willmar Senior High students in a new public/private partnership class teaching them about potential careers in the area.
Hands-on learning: New Willmar Senior High course is private-public partnership
September 11, 2018 - 5:31am
September 5, 2018
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The new community education director for Willmar Public Schools, Scott Wallner, is shown Friday in his office at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar where he discussed his upcoming plans for the department.
New community ed director likes what he sees in Willmar
September 5, 2018 - 11:09pm
September 3, 2018
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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
August 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneFirst Grade student Parker Peterson, left, and his Mother Brittany Peterson peer into his new locker for the time during Kennedy Elementary School’s Open House Wednesday evening in Willmar.
Bringing out the backpacks: Willmar schools hold open houses
August 29, 2018 - 11:48pm
July 18, 2018
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Contractors are busy this summer at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar.  The work is part of a multiple-year project to update the 60-year-old building.
Improvements underway at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar
July 18, 2018 - 10:09pm
June 12, 2018
Willmar School Board revises '17-18 budget, sees higher revenue
June 12, 2018 - 5:18am
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
June 5, 2018
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Graduates Natalie Amon, from left, Madison Thaden, Pah Hah and Cayle Hovland of Willmar High School sign letters of intent to become teachers Monday at the Education Minnesota Office in Willmar.
Four Willmar grads sign letters of intent to become teachers
June 5, 2018 - 7:03am
May 26, 2018
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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
April 28, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Cassius Edmonds-Halvorson, 4, plays with light-up blocks at the Resource Fair held before the Fidgety Fairy Tales performance Thursday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar.
Fidgety Fairy Tales help educate kids, families about mental health
April 28, 2018 - 6:09am
April 14, 2018
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In the next school year, Willmar Public Schools expects its high school programs to be labeled as needing academic support. The Minnesota Department of Education will designate high schools with a four-year graduation rate less than 67 percent for all students or for any student group, and Willmar has groups under that mark.
New education law will judge schools on graduation rates
April 14, 2018 - 5:16am
April 10, 2018
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Willmar teachers but not students will make up snow days
April 10, 2018 - 6:38am
March 14, 2018
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Willmar School Board OKs $1.44M in contracts for Kennedy improvements
March 14, 2018 - 7:02am
March 12, 2018
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Officer Alex Anderson carries his lunch tray while first-grade student Kennsy De Jesus Barajas purchases her lunch Thursday in the Kennedy Elementary School cafeteria in Willmar.
An arresting good time: 'Lunch with a Cop' events happening at Willmar elementary schools
March 12, 2018 - 7:02am
March 6, 2018
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Roosevelt Elementary principal honored
March 6, 2018 - 8:16am
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