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The Grand Marais Fire Department and Cook County Ambulance were paged to School District 166 just after 2 p.m. on Monday, July 16 to respond to a fire alarm at the school. The workers in the building also reported a strong odor of something burning.

Working with school staff, the...
Cell phones are everywhere, but possibly not in local schools next year
There may be some new policies in the student handbooks for School District 166 and Great Expectations School next fall. Both schools are considering revisions to some policies.

At ISD 166 that means a possible prohibition on cell phones for most of the school day, which is currently...
The science lab renovation creates a much larger, more user friendly work space for students
Construction is in full swing on projects at School District 166. Rhonda Silence takes a tour to find out more about some of the renovations funded by the $6 million dollar bonding referendum passed in November 2016.

To learn more about bond projects, visit the School District 166...
Thirteen graduates received scholarships from the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation
Cook County High School held its Award & Scholarship Assembly on Monday, May 21. The high school gym was crowded with parents, grandparents and students as many of the members of the Class of 2018 received recognition.

On the event program, 35 scholarships were listed, ranging...

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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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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