District News

  • Independent School District 318 Assistant Principal, Clayton Lindner, Receives Professional Leadership Award

    The Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) recognized Clayton Lindner, assistant principal of West Rapids Elementary School, Independent School District 318, with the 2022 MESPA Division Leadership Achievement Award for MESPA’s Northeast Division.

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  • Next Career Pathways at Grand Rapids High School

    “Students who complete the pathway are incredibly prepared for what comes next,” said Lindstrom. “They have been given a firm foundation that they can build on after school whether it be a CNA, technician, nurse, dentist or dietician.” This connection between businesses, students, and teachers is critical to the Next Career Pathways program. The next steps will be to continue building on these bonds, and to share that with the greater community. 

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  • ISD 318 will Participate in the 2022 Minnesota Student Survey (MSS)

    This year ISD 318 will be participating in the 2022 Minnesota Student Survey (MSS). This survey is administered every three years to students in the following grade levels: 5th, 8th, 9th and 11th. The survey is anonymous and is conducted to gain insight into student experiences across the state.

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  • College in the Schools Can Help Families Save Money

    At GRHS, students have many ways of earning college credits while completing the credits necessary for graduation. One of those programs is College in the Schools (CITS). The CITS Program lets students earn college credit while staying on campus.

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  • 318 Board Plans to Reduce Levy Impact

    At a School Board workshop on November 8, the ISD 318 School Board discussed options for reducing the levy and the tax impact on ISD 318 residents. “After reviewing the debt structures and the rest of our levy, the board felt that reducing the levy from the preliminary amounts made the most sense for the district and its constituents at this time,” said ISD 318 Superintendent Matt Grose.

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  • ISD 318 Names GRHS Field for Legendary Coach

    On Monday, October 25, the ISD 318 School Board approved naming the GRHS practice football/lacrosse field based on the recommendation of a naming committee that had been assembled. The field will be known as the Tom Drazenovich Field. Tommy D was known for his impact on and off the field.

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  • 318 School Board Reviews Student Achievements

    Despite the challenges to learning in the pandemic, ISD 318 students still made gains in their academic assessments. “While the MCAs are just a snapshot of our students’ learning, we’re excited that our students scored among the top in the region,” said Superintendent Matt Grose. “The MCAs are what we use to measure how well our students understand the Department of Education’s Academic Standards.”

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