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Patriot Perspective: Pequot Lakes School District offers two after-school activity buses

This after-school activity bus is a free service for students.

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PEQUOT LAKES — The more our students are connected to each other and involved in after-school activities, the better our community will be.

The Pequot Lakes School District is proud of the wide range of activities, athletics, arts and after-school programming our students can access. Transportation to these activities can sometimes be a challenge or barrier for some families; therefore, the Pequot Lakes School District has started an after-school activities bus to support students and families.

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This after-school activity bus is a free service for students.

Since March 28, the school district has been offering two different after-school drop-off routes for students, which includes six locations throughout the district. The buses run Monday-Friday and leave Pequot Lakes High School at 5:30 p.m.

So far, the daily average number riding the buses is around 25 students.

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The schedule for each after-school activity bus stop is below.

Bus No. 1

  • 5:30 p.m.: Depart Pequot Lakes High School
  • 5:40 p.m.: Breezy Point (city hall)
  • 5:50 p.m.: Mission Fire Department
  • 6 p.m.: Crosslake (Pine Peaks)
  • 6:10 p.m.: Ideal Township (fire department)

Bus No. 2

  • 5:20 p.m.: Eagle View Elementary School (pick up junior high girls softball players for Pequot Lakes, Nisswa and Jenkins)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Depart Pequot Lakes High School
  • 5:45 p.m.: Nisswa (Pioneer Village)
  • 6 p.m.: Jenkins (Speedway at Highway 371 and County Road 15)

The Pequot Lakes School District is committed to serving our students and families. Thank you for the ongoing support. Go Patriots!

Kurt Stumpf is the Pequot Lakes School District superintendent.

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