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WILLMAR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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WILLMAR — Willmar Middle School has named students of the month for April. Four students from each grade are selected by their teachers.
Students from Focus House, a program to help people with special needs prepare for living on their own, have spoken to fourth-graders in the past month about bullying and how to address it. Many of the young adults from Focus House said they've been bullied in the past.
The Willmar Public Schools Area Learning Center in Willmar held its 2022 commencement ceremony Thursday, May 19, 2022. The program offers nontraditional education through the Willmar School District.
Willmar's teachers will receive pay raises of about 3% each year of a two-year contract. With other benefit changes, it will equal a 10.5% increase over the two years.

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A revised budget indicates Willmar Public Schools revenue is projected to increase from $58.1 million to $61.5 million for the year, and spending is expected to increase from $62 million to $63.4 million.
A free bicycle, lock and helmet were presented to students at Lakeland Elementary in Willmar, courtesy of Willmar's Sharon Lodge of the Masons.
Willmar Senior High School art students Ruth Navarro-Garcia and Carter Bastin were named best in show at regional competition this spring. State competition is this month.
The Willmar School Board will meet Friday morning to consider approving a new labor contract with the district's teachers.
April 2022 Students of the Month
The Willmar School Board will meet Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. Revising the 2021-22 budget is on the agenda.

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Students showed up in style to the 2022 Willmar High School prom, ready to dance the night away as the school year comes to an end.
The Willmar High School prom took place May 6, 2022, with the theme of "Island Vibes."
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