Points of Pride


  • Sartell Middle School students participated in the District Spelling Bee. Jake Anderson, an 8th grader, placed first.  Mara Borgeson, a 7th grader, placed second. Jacob Franzmeier, an 8th grader, placed third.  Greta Crandall was the runner up.


  • ORE hosts Jingle Bell Olympics and PME host Winter Wonderland during Phy. Ed. to further engage students' excitement for physical activity.


  • Sartell Middle the annual Veteran's Day program with over 60 veterans in attendance.


  • NuVal had a branding re-launch to inspire and promote students to make healthy nutritional choices.
  • Sartell was ranked the third best town in Minnesota for young families by NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, that uses public school ratings, median home value, cost of home ownership, median income and economic growth as criteria.
  • District MMR Scores continue to be above average at all distict school.
  • PME is recognized as a Reward School because of its MMR scores - only 77 schools across the state received this designation two years in a row.


  • The 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees include:
    • Ted Plombon - 1977
    • Brad Determan - 1979
    • Teresa (Smoley) Pilarski - 1984
    • Mike Trewick - 1988
    • Brian Stucke - 1988
    • Ted Ruzanik - 1993
    • Steve Kimble - 1995
    • Chris Pikus - 1995
    • Sarah Bohlsen - 2000
    • Stacie Oistad Aamlid - 2005
    • Sarah Schellinger - 2008
    • Coach Dave Angell - 1979-2013
    • Distinguished Community Service Award - Tom Jensen
  • Students across the district continue to see success on MCAs with scores consistenetly being above state average.


  • District construction and infrastructure updates supported through community bonding dollars are close to completion including roofing and several parking lots.
  • SHS students continue to outperform the state and nation with higher than average ACT scores.
  • The SHS Volleyball Team collected over 1,900 poinds of food and cupplies for the local food shelf.


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