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School District 166 has reminders of COVID-19 cautions throughout the school. Photo by Rhonda Silence
Cook County School District 166 has announced its second confirmed case of COVID-19 which has affected our student body. This case is not related to the first case announced on April 8. The school district is in close communication with public health professionals and has, or will be,...

School District 166 - Eagle entrance
School District 166 announced on Thursday, April 8 that it has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the student body. 
 
WTIP's Rhonda Silence spoke with ISD 166 Principal/Acting Superintendent Megan Myers who said the school learned of the positive...

School District 166 welcome wall - Photo by Rhonda Silence
 The School District 166 school board met on Tuesday, April 6, to complete the "planning phase" of its superintendent search.

The school board worked with representatives of the Minnesota School Board Association, which the school has hired to facilitate the...
School Respect banner - Photo Rhonda Silence
The School District 166 school board met in a special meeting on Wednesday, March 31 to continue its strategic planning.  The board picked up the discussion that began on March 25 regarding the school district’s administrative model. At the end of that meeting, board members...

School District 166 - Eagle entrance
School District 166 held a special meeting yesterday (March 25) with one agenda item: strategic planning.

In light of the recent closed meeting held on March 10, WTIP contacted School Board Chair Dan Shirley, asking if there would be further discussion of the decisions made then....
School District 166 has reminders of COVID-19 cautions throughout the school. Photo by Rhonda Silence
School District 166 held its regular monthly meeting Thursday, March 18. WTIP's Rhonda Silence spoke with  Principal Megan Myers about actions taken at the meeting, noting the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Cook County. WTIP asked Principal Myers what impact this will have on the...
School District 166 - a winter view. File photo by Rhonda Silence
The School District 166 school board held a special meeting March 10 primarily to consider “allegations or charges against individuals subject to the School Board’s authority…” The meeting started at 3:30 p.m. with a public Zoom session with about 25 people logged in. After...

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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
Email: bcrandall@isd166.org

The members of the Cook County School Board are:

District 1 - Debra White schoolboarddeb@boreal.org
218-475-0122

District 2 - Carrie Jansen carriedjansen@gmail.com
218-370-1025

District 3 - Rena Rogers


District 4 - Sissy Lunde llunde@boreal.org
218-387-9832

District 5 – Dan Shirley
218-663-7643

 
 
Great Expectations Charter School
Mail: PO Box 310 • Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218.387.9322
E-mail: learn@GreatExpectationsSchool.com

Director: Peter James
peter.james@greatexpectationsschool.com
218-387-9322
 
  
Birch Grove Community School
P.O. Box 2383
Tofte, MN 55615
Phone: 218-663-0170
Email: birchgrove@boreal.org

Director: Diane Blanchette
218-663-0170 ext. 20
Email: birchgrove@boreal.org
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