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The School District 166 school board has a very full agenda for its May 17 meeting–the board will hear an update on bond projects such as the culinary arts and science rooms and will consider curriculum budgets for physical education, music, and culinary arts.

Renaming the...
Cook County Schools Special Education Teacher Melissa Oberg
The new Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be named this Sunday, May 6.

The Radisson Blu Mall of America hosts this year’s Teacher of the Year banquet. In attendance at the event will be School District 166 Special Education Teacher Melissa Oberg, one of the award...
Mitch Dorr
Last month WTIP reported on the hiring of three new head coaches at ISD 166 for the 2018-19 school year.  The new coaches will be: 

--Head Football Coach Bryan Carpenter; 
--Head Volleyball Coach Marlene Wester;
--Head Boys Basketball Coach Colin...
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At the ISD 166 school board meeting on April 19, the board announced the hiring of three new head coaches for the 2018-2019 school year.  The three new coaches are: 

Head Football - Bryan Carpenter
Head Boys Basketball - Colin Everson
Head Volleyball - Marlene...
Cook County Schools
School District 166 Principal Adam Nelson resigned to take a superintendent position in Wrenshall in December 2017. Some restructuring took place – Assistant Principal Bill DeWitt became K-12 principal and the school district needed to find an assistant principal. At the January 16 school...
School walkout in Cook County March 14. All photos by Rhonda Silence
March 14 marked the one month anniversary of the school shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida. Local schools in Grand Marais marked the day with demonstrations, silent commemoration, and music.

WTIP was at the local schools Wednesday morning and took...
Bill Blackwell, Jr. at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts
There were about 100 people in the audience at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 8 to hear the featured speaker at the School District 166 Social Justice Conference, Bill Blackwell, Jr. Audience members were attentive as Blackwell spoke about his experience as a Native American,...

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I.S.D. 166 School Information
Cook County Schools
101 West Fifth Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: (218)387-2271

Superintendent: Dr. William Crandall
Phone: (218)387-2271, ext. 612

The members of the Cook County School Board are:

District 1 - Debra White

District 2 - Carrie Jansen

District 3 - Chris Goettl

District 4 - Sissy Lunde

District 5 – Dan Shirley

Great Expectations Charter School
Mail: PO Box 310 • Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218.387.9322

Director: Peter James
Birch Grove Community School
P.O. Box 2383
Tofte, MN 55615
Phone: 218-663-0170

Director: Diane Blanchette
218-663-0170 ext. 20
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