2020-21 school calendar on Willmar board's meeting


WILLMAR – The 2020-21 school year calendar is on the agenda for the Willmar School Board when it meets Monday.

The board meets at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the boardroom on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center.

On the calendar distributed with the board’s agenda, the first day of school is Sept. 8, 2020, and the last is June 3, 2021. Graduation would be June 6, 2021.

Other items on the agenda include reports from administrators and adopting a revised open enrollment policy.


In 42 years in the newspaper industry, Linda Vanderwerf has worked at several daily newspapers in Minnesota, including the Mesabi Daily News, now called the Mesabi Tribune in Virginia. Previously, she worked for the Las Cruces Sun-News in New Mexico and the Rapid City Journal in the Black Hills of South Dakota. She has been a reporter at the West Central Tribune for nearly 27 years.

Vanderwerf can be reached at email: or phone 320-214-4340
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