VOTE – Football Field Lights

Northeast Range is in the finals of the Drive for Education Contest. The school with the most votes will win a $15,000 grant!

If Northeast Range Wins money will go towards fixing the football field lights!

CAN you say, “Friday Night Lights”

Every vote counts! Share this with friends and family.

Tell them to vote for Northeast Range School! Remember, if we get the most votes we will win $15,000 for Our school!

GO Nighthawks!

Click HERE to VOTE

Sealed Bids for Vehicle

ISD 2142 is accepting sealed bids for:
2000 Pontiac Bonneville, 228,000 miles.  Vehicle is being sold as is.  The School District reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Submit sealed bids by Friday, March 13 at 3 p.m. to:
ISD 2142. Attn: Kay Cornelius, 1701 9th Street N., Virginia Mn 55792

Brendan Donner wins Chevy Drive for Education–Please vote for his essay to help him win $15,000 for NER!

20150220_113905_2Mrs. Poppenhagen encouraged her students to participate in the Chevy Drive for Education contest to win $2,500 for the school. Brendan Donner, a senior at NER, wrote about the need for lights on the Northeast Range football field and was named the winning essay writer! Congratulations Brendan! We are proud to be one of eight schools to receive the grant. We are now in the running to upgrade our grant.

If you go to Facebook and type in PREP45 into the search box. All voters will have to like the page in order to vote. Once you are on the page, you should go to the Menu and select More. Under More you will see Contests. Click on Contest and select the Chevy Drive for Education entry. All of the essays are listed. Select your school to read the essay. Across the top you will see a Vote tab. Click on there and follow the directions for voting.Screenshot_2015-02-20-10-22-02_2

It may not work from a phone, so try it on your laptop or computer.  PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY–HELP SPREAD THE WORD AND UPGRADE THE GRANT!  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! :)


Northeast Range Swimming Lessons

NER Community Education: Swimming Lesson Sign up

Tuesday, February 24, from 4-6p
in the Northeast Range School Library
No registrations by phone until February 25

Each Level will be closed after 20 registrations
Family and Friends may register for each other

Parent/guardian must sign form, cost $40.00 per student

For more information contact Jennifer at 218-827-3101 ext. 4419 or email

Auditions For Spring Show!!!!

Auditions for Northeast Range Community Theatre’s Spring show will be held March 2nd at 3:20 in the NER Auditorium. Bring tons of energy, laughter and smiles. Show NER Community Theatre what you are capable of doing, wow us. New talent always welcome. See you there.

Financial Opportunity for Grades 10-12

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Register by calling MIB Community Education

218-735-8271 extension 1003

Join us for a workshop which will address:  Engaging families and communicating about higher education decisions for their children, planning for higher education, paying for higher education, obtaining financial aid, avoiding over-indebtedness, ongoing family involvement in higher education decisions. This is not a FAFSA workshop.  Students preferably 11th grade students, but 10-12th grade and their family are welcome.

Merritt Library Monday March 30 or Tuesday March 31 6-7:30 p.m.

Girl’s Basketball Game on February 10, 2015 is Cancelled

Due to weather, the girl’s basketball game against Greenway that was scheduled for tonight, Feb. 10, at Northeast Range has been cancelled.  Be safe tonight!


The Northeast Range One Act Team participated in the 7A Subsection contest on January 31st and placed third, only one point from advancing to sections. The Student actors did a fabulous job and should be congratulated for their hard work and excellent skills. The school is very proud of you. The play was directed by Mr Joe. GREAT JOB TO YOU ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!kaufenberg pictures 2014 2015 214

“I Love to Read Month”

Northeast Range Elementary

“I love to Read Month” this year is based on the theme “Winter Camping” and “Read S’more Books.” The elementary teachers and staff have planned a variety of activities and dress up days to inspire students to curl up and read s‘more books.

February Events

2/2 – Camo/Hiking/Camping dress up day

2/5 – Donkey Basketball

2/9 – School Spirit dress up day, Parent University, Little Nighthawk Night, Kick off for New Mascot Fundraiser

2/11 – Pajama day

2/12-13 – 4 & 5 grade overnight trip to Science MuseumNER

2/13 – Red, Pink, White, Purple Valentine’s dress up day, Classroom Valentine’s parties

2/19 – Vocabulary Parade

2/20 – 4, 5 & 6 grade Giants Ridge Trip

2/27 – Dress your best day, Author’s Tea

2/27-28 – Figure Skating Show

February Press Releases: “I Love to Read Month”

Northeast Range Secondary Book Fair February 2-9, 2015

Current Results for the Northeast Range Faculty Challenge and Auction

Northeast Range High School Has met their GOAL of $2250 in Scholastic Book Sales

All Northeast Range Faculty will Complete their Challenges!

Faculty Challenge and Auction PART II: On Friday, February 13th during the Northeast Range Pep Rally, Teachers will have an auction. The highest bidders will get to participate in the various challenges. See details below.

Thank you to everyone for your excitement and for supporting OUR student – this is what “Community is all About!”

Faculty Challenge and Auction

Goal Met – $500: Highest bidder can put a whip cream pie in Mr. Summer’s face. Money raised during this auction goes to the Sunshine Fund.

Goal Met – $750: Mr. Donais will bake two blueberry pies; the highest bidder can put one in his face and take the other one home. Money raised during this auction goes to support the trip to Washington DC.

Goal Met – $1000: Highest bidder can select a song from a list that Mrs. Engman, Mrs Kjorsvig and Mrs. Anderson will sing Karaoke style during a school assembly. Money raised will go to the Scholarship fund.

Goal Met – $1250: The highest bidder can design Mr. Lindsay’s beard style. He will wear the “New Style” for the day. Money raised will go to the Scholarship fund.

Goal Met – $1500: The highest bidder can select the Vikings purple and gold face paint design for Mrs. Poppenhagen on the day she wears a Vikings jersey. Money raised will go to the Student Council State Conference Fund.

Goal Met - $1750: The three highest bidders in the auction get to dump ice water over Mrs. Byram, Mr. Denzer-Johnson and Mrs. Pierce while they are standing in a snow bank. Money raised will go to the Scholarship fund.

Goal Met – $2250: The highest bidder will select which outfit Mr. Fabish will wear. Money raised will go to the Northeast Range Weight Room.

AUCTION for all goals met will be Friday, February 13th – During Pep Rally – Time will be Announced –

Everyone is Welcome to Attend!

Northeast Range Secondary Book fair

February 2-9, 2015

Parents ask your students about their teacher book wish list or consider purchasing a book for the school or public library.

Students will be going to the book fair with their Language Arts class.

Open to the Public

February 9 from 3:00-5:00p - LAST DAY of the Secondary Book Fair

Money raised during the Secondary Book Fair will go to the Northeast Range Faculty Scholarship Fund.