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School hit with claims of abuse

Cloquet teachers named in social media posts


August 28, 2020

Madeline Kiehn started an online firestorm asking about abusive experiences at Cloquet High School.

Social media sites started lighting up in Cloquet circles last weekend after a former Cloquet student unleashed a laundry list of allegations against current and former Cloquet school district teachers and staff. The posts came from myriad sources and included claims regarding both past and present employees, with stories of teachers and staff who asked female students to hug them or sit on their laps, to others who allegedly bullied students, played favorites or gave a person "the creeps."

Madeline Kiehn, a 2012 Cloquet grad, made the initial post Friday on Facebook asking people to share...

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