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 By Mike Creger    News    April 23, 2021

Survey looks to future of school district

The Carlton school board agreed this week to move forward with a survey of district residents on a list of options for the future of the district. The survey will come after attempts to consolidate...

 By Pine Knot News    News    April 16, 2021

Honor Rolls

Cloquet High School Honor rolls for the third quarter A Honor Roll Grade 9 Joshua Anderson Elexis Anderson Elijah Aultman Joseph Bailey David Baker Brandon Bandy Hannah Bastien Owen Brenner LeeAna Burley Ava Carlson Courtney Carroll Ella Chartier... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    April 2, 2021

Cloquet plans to hold outdoor prom, graduation

As of right now, Cloquet High School plans are to hold both prom and graduation outside, according to principal Steve Battaglia. Prom will be in the school parking lot with large tents “to help facilitate air flow,” Battaglia said. He said the... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    April 2, 2021

Music scholarship available

The Friends of Brad Memorial Foundation $1000 scholarship is available for students in rural northeastern Minnesota who plan to pursue music in college. The foundation is providing two scholarships. The foundation was created in 2010 to honor the...

 By Pine Knot News    News    April 2, 2021

Dean's lists

Samuel Rengo, son of Todd and Sandra Rengo of Esko, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Rengo is a junior political science major. Four students from Cloquet were named to...

 By Pete Radosevich    News    March 26, 2021

Revamped graduation party approved

The Esko school board approved a revamped graduation party for its students that will be abbreviated from the traditional all-night event during its meeting Monday night. In previous years, graduates...

 By Jana Peterson    News    March 26, 2021

Early budget forecast is comparatively rosy

In contrast to last fall’s “doom and gloom” budget forecast, Cloquet superintendent Michael Cary was almost optimistic about the revised budget numbers during Monday’s Cloquet school board...

 By Jana Peterson    News    March 12, 2021

Cloquet will bring high school back full-time

Cloquet High School students will return to full in-person learning effective Tuesday, March 16. That is happening despite the objections of the teachers union, which requested the district delay the return until April 6, the start of the fourth...

 By MPR News    News    March 5, 2021

Some envision normal - including a state fair

Vaccination acceleration may finally be here. The Health Department on Wednesday reported about 32,000 new vaccinations in Minnesota, nearly twice the number from last Wednesday. The seven-day trend is running at nearly 39,000 shots daily now, the...  Website


Guest view: Districts have a lot invested in schools

The Pine Knot News asked the superintendents of the Wrenshall and Carlton school districts to update readers on the state of consolidation. Wrenshall superintendent Kim Belcastro weighs in here: Since being hired as superintendent of Wrenshall... Full story

 By Pine Knot News    News    March 5, 2021

Guest view: Exploring the options

The Pine Knot News asked the superintendents of the Wrenshall and Carlton school districts to update readers on the state of consolidation. Carlton superintendent John Engstrom weighs in here: The Carlton school board is currently in the process of... Full story


It's back to school again in county

It's beginning to look like this school year will be a turnaround from previous school year, at least in terms of the pandemic. Last year, students enjoyed school as usual until mid-March, when Gov.... Full story


Cloquet School Board OKs talk with Carlton on possibilities

Following the declaration of a "pause" in consolidation talks between Carlton and Wrenshall school districts, Cloquet superintendent Michael Cary said Carlton had reached out to Cloquet again to...


Cloquet High School Quarter 2 Honor Rolls

Grade 9 Joshua Anderson Elexis Anderson Drew Angell Elijah Aultman Madyson Babineau David Baker Brandon Bandy Hannah Bastien Owen Brenner LeeAna Burley Ava Carlson Courtney Carroll Elise Cawcutt Ella Chartier Quinn Danielson Macy Dearborn Kiana DeFoe... Full story


Esko High School Quarter 2 Honor Rolls

Esko High School Honor Roll Quarter 2 Emma Adkins Kaitlyn Adkins Ashley Aker Jason Amireault Claire Anderson Karin Anderson Keone Anderson Simone Anderson Siri Anderson Santiago Anich Joseph Antonutti Rachel Antonutti Ellahna Barnes Ellynor Barta... Full story


Carlton High School Quarter 2 Honor Rolls

Carlton High School Quarter 2 A Honor Roll Grade 12 Kristian Herman Elizabeth Hey Jayna LeBrasseur Samantha Matarelli Trevor Ojibway Kristina Wuorio Grade 11 Nicholas DeVriendt- LeDoux Kash Gibson Thomas Orlowski Carly Parker Joseph Solomon Grade 10... Full story


Barnum High School Quarter 2 Honor Rolls

Barnum High School Quarter 2 A Honor Roll Grade 7 Emily Class Alizondra Collelo Lucy Franek Sophia Frank Grace Grover Kash Johnson Ivar Kasberg Kyson Landwehr MaKenna Nordstrom Morghan Nynas Ava Nyquist Aleksander Shefchik Hartleigh Stecyk Grade 8... Full story


Esko Schools: Tutors will try to bridge Covid gap

Esko schools plan to expand a tutoring program for students who fell behind during distance learning, after a pilot program led by high school principal Greg Hexum showed good results. The high school tutoring program will provide remedial help and...


School staff navigating vaccination road

By working with as many sources as possible, the Cloquet school district is making good progress getting staff members vaccinated for Covid-19. Superintendent Michael Cary told Cloquet school board members that they started the process with the...


2020-21 Honor Roll-Quarter 1-Cloquet High School

Correction: This is the Quarter 1 Honor Roll, but was originally posted as Quarter 2. Quarter 2 will be posted as soon as it is available. We apologize for the error. Cloquet High School Quarter 1 A HONOR ROLL Grade 9 Elexis Anderson Drew Angell... Full story


College Notes: Dean's lists

FDLTCC Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet announced that 145 students attending the college last fall earned dean’s list honors for the semester. Here is a list of students from the area who made the list: • Barnum: Christen... Full story


2020-21 Honor Roll-First semester-Cromwell-Wright School

Cromwell- Wright High School Semester 1 A HONOR ROLL Grade 12 Justin Aho Eliana Anderson Daniel Belden Daniele Butera Brandi Collman Elisabeth Kachinske Andrew Kosloski Aiden Lehti Katherine Libbon... Full story


Student essays: 'This I Believe'

For those who disparage or simply don’t understand the younger generation, maybe this will help. Please enjoy the essays on this page and next shared by Cloquet High School seniors in Jason Richardson’s college prep English class last semester.... Full story


College dean's lists announced

UMD The University of Minnesota Duluth announced its dean’s list for last fall. Students on the list have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Many students from Cloquet made the list: Ethan Bergman, senior, English and history; Jordan...

 By Jana Peterson    News    January 29, 2021

Back to school ... again

First-grade teacher Ann Doesken was expecting Tuesday to feel like the first day of school in the fall. After all, it was the first day of in-person learning since schools went to distance learning...


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