Bluff View Elementary School

New and familiar faces join Lake City Public Schools staff

Sep 8, 2021
As it has in years past, the Graphic asked the new staff members to respond to a questionnaire about their backgrounds, their new jobs, and what they are looking forward to as the school year approaches. Logan Thomas Logan Thomas will be teaching English 9 with one section of English 11 at Lincoln...

School starts next week

Sep 1, 2021
The 2021-2022 school year for Lake City students begins next week. Lincoln High School welcomes seventh through 12th grade students back Tuesday, Sept. 7, as does St. John’s Lutheran School (see related story about St. John’s on page 9). Kindergarten through sixth grade at Bluff View Elementary...

Packing for the Weekend helped school distribute over 54,000 summer meals

Sep 1, 2021
Lake City Public Schools held its final summer food distribution event last Thursday. Every week, families with children age 18 and under could stop by Bluff View Elementary School to pick up a week’s worth of breakfasts and lunches for each child. Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger said...

2021 summer reading program concludes

Aug 25, 2021
Bluff View Elementary School hosted its final summer reading night of the summer on Aug. 17. Children learned about animals from the rainforest. Kids read books, posed for pictures, played a bingo board for prizes and ate popcorn. “An organization called Maureen’s Readers reached out to us and we...

More detailed plans break school board deadlock

Aug 25, 2021
The continuation Tuesday, Aug. 17, to the previous night’s marathon Lake City School Board meeting was brief, with the board voting to recommend masking to begin the school year and to give the superintendent authority to make health and safety policy changes until they can be reviewed by the...

Classes begin Sept. 7 and 9 at Lake City Public Schools

Aug 18, 2021
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 7 for Lincoln High School grades seven through 12 and on Thursday, Sept. 9 for Bluff View Elementary grades kindergarten through six. Bluff View will be holding conferences for students with their teachers on Sept. 7 and 8. Watch your...

Hopes for a more normal school year

Jul 21, 2021
Lake City Public Schools students will return to the classroom five days a week for the 2021-2022 school year. “Hopefully we can be five days and mask-free and hopefully have less restrictions,” Bluff View Principal Jim Borgschatz told the school board at its monthly meeting on July 19. If it...

Bluff View’s sensory room on the move

Jul 14, 2021
Bluff View Elementary School students will have a more spacious, better equipped place to recover from overstimulation and practice coping skills thanks to a grant. Special Education Teachers Hailey Pottinger and Sarah Cowell applied for and received a $7,000 grant from the Mary Jo Schad and Bob...

Reading program hosts Carnival Night

Jun 30, 2021
Bluff View Summer Reading program hosted Carnival Night on June 23. Students in grades preschool through seven participated by reading books and earning chances to play various carnival games to win prizes. “ We are so lucky to provide this opportunity to students,” Bluff View second grade...

School again offers free meals to anyone age 18 and under

Jun 23, 2021
Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Lake City Public Schools is able once again to offer free breakfast and lunch to anyone age 18 and younger this summer. No registration is required, and participants do not need to be students at Lake City Public Schools. Children can just...


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