Each staff member advises 12-15 students for 10 minutes every day. They review student portfolio’s, review current events, discuss cultural awareness topics and have friendly competitions designed to connect with one another and the staff members.
Independent Studies program that meets individual student needs, whether they need to make up credits, earn college credits, take courses not offered at our school or to learn more about a particular field. The teacher meets with each student and they work together to plan a curriculum that meets the students needs and our requirements.
Excellent Fine Arts programming that includes Concert Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Pop Choir, the Fall Musical and One Act Play. Students are able to show talents not seen and have the opportunity to be a part of something special.
We offer two AP courses ( Literature & Biology) for the students who are ready for college level work. Student take an end of course exam and depending on their score, they earn college credits.
We also offer courses through Southwest MN State University for students ready for college level work. These courses are Algebra, Economics, Literature & Government.
Site Base Team (SBT)
A ten member council made up of three parents, two students and five staff members to make recommendations and decisions about issues affecting high school life and culture. There are three distinct sub-committees: Budget, Facilities and School Improvement.
Child Study Team meetings
select staff members meet every month to review student cases, referrals from grade level meetings and make recommendations for additional interventions or testing.