Joe Bachleitner (from left), Rylie Schwendeman, Eryn Schwendeman, Jenna Hagen, supervisor Dani Peterson, Charlie Turnbull and Bryce Sazama had fun coloring, playing games and other activities after snack time. Barbie Porter photo
Dani Peterson started with the Frazee Schools Latch Key program with two kids. A few weeks after it started in September the numbers increased to 13.
Josephin Hirsch is a foreign exchange student from Germany attending Frazee High School. Barbie Porter photo
So far the U.S. reminds Josephin Hirsch of Sweden. The German foreign exchange student attending Frazee High School said the heavily wooded areas and ample lakes in both countries made her draw the comparison.
Faculty members for Frazee students in grades 7-12 are formulating a plan to give their students two days of mentor/study time a week. This new plan may start after the students come back from Christmas break.
Every Minnesota student in grade 9-12 will leave high school with a portfolio, highlighting their achievements as well as their grades and even assessment tests to show what jobs their interests and skills match up with.