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Discovery Middle School

December 21, 2016
Madison Houghtaling and Slade Ritter, both 6th graders, utilize the rolling trays in the middle school’s new media center. The design aims to give students choices about the environment they’d like to learn in. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A middle school metamorphosis
December 21, 2016 - 6:00am
November 11, 2016
Brooke Jahnke and Lauren Heseltine make tie blankets to donate to police and fire stations to give to people in times of emergency. Community members will be able to make tie blankets and more at First Lutheran Church's Service Blast on Wednesday, Nov. 16. (Contributed)
Ready your hands for community-wide Service Blast on Nov. 16
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 5, 2016
Discovery Middle School to hold conferences
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 22, 2016
Area fourth and fifth graders compete in elementary run
September 22, 2016 - 12:02pm
August 24, 2016
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Eighth graders Ashley Andres and Kara Burrows construct a scarecrow for the garden at the Douglas County Historical Society. (Photos by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Day of Caring
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
The Alexandria Area High School Jazz I will perform in the spring jazz concert on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) Performing Arts Center. (Contributed photos)
Concert adds jazzy flair to spring season
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Eighth grader Taylor Sayre of Discovery Middle School in Alexandria created the winning logo for this year’s Day of Caring to be held May 13. (Contributed photo)
Day of Caring sends students to help others
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
The Discovery Middle School Geography Bee participants include (left to right) Zach Kent; Lucas Bitzan; David Fleming; Christian Fleming, third place; Avery Granning, second place; Peter Sansted; Wyatt Odland, first place; Amanda Bittmann; Myles Sansted and Meg Shercliffe. (Contributed)
Odland clinches first at Geography Bee
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Drama/comedy is Discovery's next theater production
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Jazz it up with Belle Amour
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 26, 2015
DMS students, parents invited to orientation
August 26, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
Discovery Middle School students who participated in the Harvest Pack effort last Wednesday gathered for a group photo with their teacher, Lori Downing (left). (Contributed)
Fighting hunger a meal at a time
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
This year’s Service to Mankind Award recipient, Josie Steidl (middle), stands with past recipients of the award, in-cluding (back row, left to right) Sister Patrice Kiefer, Jim Schoeberl, Chuck Nettestad, Keith Anderson, Dr. William Heegaard, (middle) Dr. Lowell Gess, Myrna Hunt, Jeannie Hevern, Keith Dougherty, (front) Marion Sonstegard and Carol Feldman. Steidl is the young-est person to receive this award. (Jessica Sly | Echo Press)
Sixth grader is youngest to receive service award
May 22, 2015 - 12:00am
Altrude Daniels, a resident at Knute Nelson in Alexandria, laughs as she places cheese balls atop Lilly Kees’ shaving cream-smothered head. (Jessica Sly | Echo Press)
Bonds across generations
May 22, 2015 - 12:00am