January 26, 2018

On Wednesday, January 17, the newly-formed Hinckley-Finlayson School Facilities Committee met for the first time to discuss the district’s future construction projects which will include new and upgraded classroom spaces, a gym and fitness center. These projects were a...

January 26, 2018

The Hinckley-Finlayson drama department will be performing "A Thousand Cranes" this Saturday at the sub-section competition in Pine City. The play is by Kathryn Schultz and is based on the true story of Sadako Saski who survived the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in WWII. Pa...

January 26, 2018

At Monday night's regular school board meeting, Hinckley-Finlayson's newly elected board members were sworn in. Above: Jodi Storlie, Angela Grochowski, Steve Grinsteinner, Mary Ellen VonRueden and Dwaine Palmer are sworn in. Top back row; Grinsteinner, Palmer, Leo Irlb...

January 3, 2018

At the December Hinckley-Finlayson (H-F) school board meeting, the Facility Design Committee for the bond projects passed in November’s election was discussed. Superintendent Rob Prater said he was trying to maximize the number of people involved but also keep it at a...

January 3, 2018

At Hinckley-Finlayson’s (H-F) regular December school board meeting, Amy Grice presented a summary on The World’s Best Workforce (WBWF).

WBWF is legislation that was passed in 2013 to make sure that all districts work toward all students performing and succeeding in sch...

December 8, 2017

An official recount request, including a signed petition, for Question No. 2 on the bond issue ballot was presented to the Hinckley-Finlayson (H-F) School District last week. According to state statutes, an automatic recount is not called for on any vote more local tha...

November 10, 2017


Question #1- passed 

Hinckley 402 yes     336 no

Finlayson 85 yes     59 no

total         487 yes   395 no

Question #2- passed

Hinckley   359 yes   376 no

Finlayson  82 yes     61 no


September 22, 2017

At their regular September meeting, the Hinckley-Finlayson (HF) School Board decided to approve the maximum preliminary levy. According to Superintendent Rob Prater, the board needed to take action on the levy by September 30. “ISD (Independent School District) 2165, a...

August 25, 2017

Curriculum Coordinator Amy Grice told the Hinckley-Finlayson school board the results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) testing at the high school at its regular meeting last Monday in Finlayson. She explained the state has a new growth model that shows w...

August 11, 2017

At last week’s special Hinckley-Finlayson school board meeting, the board decided to put the bond referendum for general safety and maintenance and new construction back on the ballot for the November 7 election.

After the bond was voted down in May, the school board an...

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