BIG LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S Joe Hartel and Gwen Toppe were among 91 educators honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers. (Submitted photo).

2 Big Lake teachers honored

Liberty Elementary School Teacher Joe Hartel and Big Lake High School Teacher Gwen Toppe were among 91 educators honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers by Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Ca

BLMS SIXTH GRADE CHOIR, Directed by Sheri Lieffring and accompanied by Mary Ebanks. Alexis Nau, Nathan Hedstrom, Rose Bailey, Ray-Quown Wehye, Emma Curtis and Luke Noble held the FROSTY signs. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Sixth Grade Choir Concert

Sheri Lieffring directed the middle school winter choir concerts in the high school last week. The choirs were accompanied on piano by Mary Ebanks.

THE BLMS SELECT CHOIR, directed by Sheri Lieffring, sang four songs in all three middle school winter concerts last week. Select choir members are Remington Andrews, Brianna Christensen, Aubrey Hartfiel, Zara Jackson, Jacob Kempf, Joey Lindberg, Megan Martin, Alex McPherson, Kalani Meligro, Emma Pace, Hailey Risdall, Paige Setrum, Kaitlyn Swanson and Emma Thompson, who sang Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town and We Wish You A Merry Christmas. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Seventh Grade Choir Concert

Seventh grade students from Big Lake Middle School held their winter concert last week. The singers were directed by Sheri Lieffring and accompanied on piano by Mary Ebanks.



Daniel C. Berg

James Christopher Anderson

Michele Renee (Buss) Jackson

Lois Lucille Broker

EIGHTH GRADER ELI FLICKER took fourth place in the state level of the National Geographic Geography Bee held at St. Cloud State University last week. Eli and his brother, Jack, are the only two students from Big Lake to make it into the top 10 round of the state contest. (Submitted photo).