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District News/Press Releases

The latest news and information about Albert Lea Area Schools.

Sibley students see success in Stroll for a Goal

October 5, 2015

Sibley Elementary School students raised more than $23,000 on Friday for the annual Stroll for a Goal.  

School district expands offerings, brings in French classes

September 24, 2015

A Minnesota native with more than a decade of experience teaching French is looking to jumpstart the new French language program at Albert Lea High School.  


School District Levy on Taxpayers reduced 2.25%

September 22, 2015

For the second year in a row, the Albert Lea Area School District's local tax levy is going down. The proposed reduction in the levy that the Albert Lea Area School Board certified last night, is 2.25%. This comes a year after the district reduced its levy by 1.3%.  


Albert Lea High School Students Witness Mock Car Crash

April 21, 2015

While experience may be a helpful teacher, nobody wants to learn about the effects of a car crash being involved in one. 

Southwest becomes Albert Lea's - and the state's - first Blue Zones School

April 16, 2015

In a gym full of cheering students, Southwest Middle School on Friday became Albert Lea's first Blue Zones-designated school. 


State Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist - Paula Buendorf

March 25, 2015

Please click the link below to view the KIMT News Story about Paula Buendorf who is a Semi-Finalist to be the 2015 Minnesota State Teacher of the Year.