OLD eMAC COMPUTERS dating back to 1998, await recycling in the hallways. The school district has been replacing them slowly. These few are the last to go. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

School doors are ready for opening

Big Lake students and their parents are gearing up for their return to school in September, while the school district puts a few last minute touches on their buildings.

PRINCIPAL DARREN KERN, who is working on his doctorate, will be the new principal at Independence Elementary School when students go back in September. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Kern to lead staff at Independence

Students at Big Lake’s Independence Elementary School will meet their new Principal Darren Kern when they return to school in September.

FIVE YOUNG MEN who are ready for school to start again are Miles Olson, Joey Caliguiri, Chase Bologi, Luke Hettler and Max Nelson, who all attended the Night to Unite BLPD Picnic in the Park. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards.)

School is just around the corner

Summer marches on and the calendar reminds us that in a few short weeks, Big Lake students will go back to school.



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PAIGE DOMYAHN at number three singles, had two wins this week. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE BIG LAKE HORNETS celebrate a win at their relay invitational Saturday. The Hornets took second place overall. (Submitted photo).

COLLIN TEIGEN goes wide right after a handoff to score Big Lake’s first touchdown in the first quarter Friday against Buffalo. It gave the Hornets a 7-3 lead. They won, 20-19 for their first win of the season. (Photo by Ken Francis.)