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School breakfast, lunch rates to increase

Breakfast and lunch prices will increase the next fiscal year at Rugby public schools.During a meeting Tuesday morning in the board room at Rugby High School, the Rugby Public School District No. 5 Board of Education approved meal price recommendations for Fiscal Year 2020.For students at Ely ...

Million+ words

Thirty two students made it into the Million Word Club during the 2018 2019 school year at Ely Elementary School. The joy of reading is really something to celebrate!The number of books that students read to be in the Million Word Club varies. The least amount of books read to make it into the ...

School board approves first reading of audit-stemmed policies

During a meeting Monday morning, the Rugby Public School District No. 5 Board of Education approved the first reading of required policies stemming from a recent federal monitoring audit.The first set of policies were for students deemed "English Learner" or "Limited English Proficient." The ...

RHS FFA competes at state convention

Students from Rugby High School's Future Farmers of America chapter joined 1,300 participants from high schools around North Dakota at the State FFA Convention, held in Fargo last week.Rugby FFA Advisor Kasey Okke told the Tribune the students participated in a wide variety of career ...

School Briefs

Brianna Leier receives Road to Success scholarshipRugby Insurance Agency of Rugby along with Grinnell Mutual of Grinnell, Iowa, has named Brianna Leier of Rugby as one of 80 recipients of a 2019 Road to Success scholarship."We're happy to recognize Brianna's academic accomplishments and safe ...

Aspiring sandwich artists take field trip to Subway

Kindergarteners from Ely Elementary and Little Flower Catholic School visited Rugby's Subway restaurant at the end of May and left as aspiring sandwich artists.Subway manager Leann Jundt told the Tribune four different classes visited on four different days. The students were from classes ...

Ely 4th graders learn about Arbor Day

By Sue SitterTribune ReporterFourth graders from three classes at Ely Elementary School enjoyed a sunny Thursday last week with a walk to the baseball diamond near Ellery Park to celebrate Arbor Day.The 60 students, accompanied by teachers Lindsey Bush, Liisa Foster and Kerry Grochow listened ...

Wolford School hosts final student, staff awards night

Tears and tributes marked Wolford School's final student and staff awards ceremony held last Tuesday night in the school's gym.The families of the 46 students attending the school sat at long cafeteria tables to socialize and enjoy a pot luck supper before the assembly. Girls in dresses and ...

County graduates net scholarships

Numerous Pierce County high school graduates ended their successful academic careers with scholarship awards this year.Maria Blessum of Rugby High School will attend North Dakota State University in Fargo this fall with help from the North Dakota High School Coaches' Association Gelaine Orvik ...

Rugby, Harvey teachers to take part in Teacher Leadership Academy

On Tuesday, June 11th 10 teachers from Harvey and 10 teachers from Rugby will begin graduate coursework to earn their master's degree in leadership from North Dakota State University (NDSU). But this graduate program looks different than a traditional on campus kind; teachers from Harvey and ...