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Oltman middle school
October 6, 2016
District breaks ground for new Oltman Middle School
A big dig got underway Oct. 5 as South Washington County leaders, school officials and residents broke ground on the new Oltman Middle School....
October 6, 2016 - 3:25pm
District breaks ground for new Oltman Middle School
A muddy, 57-acre field may seem like an odd place to throw a party — unless the celebration is the official groundbreaking for the new Oltman...
October 6, 2016 - 3:10pm
July 4, 2016
Demonstrating robotics: School District 833's regional champs, feeder program show their stuff
The District 833 School Board recognized a couple of local robotics teams and enjoyed a demonstration by the TermiRaiders and East Ridge Robotic...
July 4, 2016 - 7:00am
May 26, 2016
5K race makes strides against bullying
The fourth-annual Standing Strong 5K drew 270 runners, walkers and strollers to Hamlet Park Saturday. Entry fees for the 3.1-mile race are used...
May 26, 2016 - 9:45am
February 17, 2016
Great expectations: Teacher of the Year candidate Andrea Kleoppel relishes her work
She may have been nominated for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, but Andrea Kleoppel measures success in other ways. “I feel like I made it when...
February 17, 2016 - 8:28am
December 21, 2015
Oltman students make blankets for ill children
On Dec. 17, more than 200 Hailey eighth-graders at Oltman Middle School made blankets from materials they’d collected over the past month....
December 21, 2015 - 11:27am
December 3, 2015
Oltman Middle School students pack birthday boxes for needy
At least 25 needy kids in south Washington County can expect a happier birthday thanks to students at Oltman Middle School. The Gifting a Birthday...
December 3, 2015 - 8:05am
October 21, 2010
The heart of a team
t's hard to miss the fact that Mark Lukitsch loves football. He has a Green Bay Packers license plate on the back of his motorized wheelchair. Just past his 13th birthday, he also enjoys being a member of the seventh-grade football team at Oltman Middle School. Lukitsch wears an...
October 21, 2010 - 7:55am
June 17, 2010
Palmatier leaving Oltman
Chris Palmatier, Oltman Middle School vice principal, is leaving School District 833 to become principal of Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing. Palmatier, who started as a language arts teacher in the district 19 years ago, has lived in Red Wing for 17 years. On June 10, Palmatier,...
June 17, 2010 - 8:04am
March 23, 2010
Saving pennies for a good cause
During the month of February, Oltman Middle School students were busy collecting pennies for leukemia. This leukemia fundraiser was sponsored by the student council and was a competition among grades. The seventh grade class won, and overall the school raised $123.60 for a good cause....
March 23, 2010 - 7:00am
March 5, 2010
A day for kindness
Messages of kindness accompanied the blankets Oltman Middle School seventh-graders made for residents of Norris Square in Cottage Grove. "I...
March 5, 2010 - 7:51am
September 18, 2009
Medieval magic at Oltman
Every activity during the afternoon of games for Oltman Middle School eighth-graders in Camelot House centered around teamwork and making new friends, but the kids hardly noticed. They were too busy having fun. Gone is the junior high mini-high-school model. Instead, middle school,...
September 18, 2009 - 7:57am
July 9, 2009
Test scores above state average; Park and Oltman show big jumps
Park High School Principal Efe Agbamu said she's pleased that the school's 11th-grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment math scores show a 14 percent increase over last year. In 2008, statewide, high school juniors scored low on the test and Park scores were below the state ave...
July 9, 2009 - 7:53am