ALPINE SKI TEAM TO STATE
The section 7 Alpine championship race was held on Tuesday Feb. 2nd at Giants Ridge near Biwabik MN. 22 High School teams ( 118 girls and 124 boys) spanning from the Northland to North Twin Cities Metro including Stillwater were in attendance.  Cook County/Silver Bay girls team came out on top, winning the section championship trophy, defeating runner up Stillwater and 3rd place Hermantown.  Two teams advance to the State Meet.  Reilly Whalers led her team to victory finishing in 4th place, followed by Sela Backstorm who tied Kirsten Anderson of Stillwater for 12th place and Alyssa Martinson finished in 14th. Silver Bay's Haley Yoki rounded out the team scoring and sealed the win with 24th place. Reilly, Sela and Alyssa also qualified for State as individuals, 15 girls were allowed to advance to state this year. The Vikings boy's team ended the day in 5th place with Logan Backstrom finishing in 6th place, he was the only Viking boy to qualify for State this year. 13 individual boys were allowed to advance to state. The Minnesota Prep Alpine State Meet will be held Wed. Feb. 10th also at Giants Ridge. 

Parent Teacher Conferences will be:
Friday, February 12th in Grand Portage, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Tuesday, February 16th, 3:30 - 6:30 pm
Thursday, February 18th, 3:30 - 6:30 pm

Cook County Girls Basketball Pancake Breakfast
When: Sunday February 14, 2016
Where: Cook County Community Center
Time: 9am - 1pm
Breakfast is $5.00 per person
All are welcome!

The Spring sports informational/registration meeting will be Monday, February 29th at 5:30 pm in the Varsity gym. 

Thank you to North Shore Oil & Propane and Clearview General Store, together they granted $1000 towards supporting our math and science programs in our school. 

MCA Testing Schedule
April 11 – 15: Reading 6-8, 10 Grades
April 26-28: Science 8 & 10 Grades
May 2-6: Math 6-8
May 9-10: Math 11

Regular School Board Meetings for 2016: January 21, February 4, February 18, March 3, March 17, April 7, April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, July 21, August 4, August 18, September 1, September 15, October 6, October 27, November 3, November 17, December 1, December 15. Meetings are held at 5pm in the JMCC, 101 W. 5th St, Grand Marais, MN unless otherwise noted. 

Superintendent Search Input Meetings: There will be two community meetings for the public to provide input for the superintendent search. These will be facilitated discussions about superintendent qualifications and a review of the schedule and steps necessary for the hiring process of a superintendent for the 2016-17 school year. One meeting will be February 8, 2016 at 6pm at the Old Log Cabin building in Grand Portage. The other will be February 9, 2016 at 6pm in the JMCC, 101 W. 5th St, Grand Marais, MN. 


Free/Reduced Meal Applications
You can help Cook County School District build programming simply by filling out the application for free or reduced lunch under the link to the left. We are asking every family to fill out this application in order to assure we are receiving all of the funding we are eligible for. This information is confidential. Applications are available at school or can be printed out by using the link on the left.
Report Cards
Cook County Schools no longer mails out paper copies of mid-quarter and Quarter 1, 2 & 3 report cards for grades K-12.  We will continue to mail out Quarter 4/final report cards at the end of the school year.  Report cards will available on the Parent Portal.     If you do not have access to parent portal, please fill out the application and return to to the school office.  If you do not have access to the internet and wish to receive a hard copy of your child/children's grade, please contact the office at 218-387-2271 ext 602.  Please contact John Jacobsen via email at or by phone at (218) 387-2271 ext. 400 if you need assistance with parent portal.

The PK-12 Office is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:30 pm when students are at school.


 Every Year Since 2010!
         Go Vikings!

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