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Students Against Destructive Decisions
Mock crash to take place April 26.2018
Posted on 03/15/2018
Esko High School will be conducting a Mock Crash on Thursday, April 23, 2018 to raise awareness for students the dangers of distracted driving. We are working with the Esko Fire Department, Carlton County Sheriff's Dept., and Essential Health to put this on. Please do not  READ MORE... about Mock crash to take place April 26.2018
Climb Theater 2018
Differences Make Life Richer
Posted on 02/26/2018
CLIMB Theater joined Winterquist Elementary on Monday, Feb. 26 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 to present classroom lessons on Diversity. In these lessons, students learn that differences make life richer. Even though someone might come from a background that is different from what is familiar, students  READ MORE... about Differences Make Life Richer
Esko Sports alliance
Esko Sports Hall of Fame
Posted on 02/12/2018
Five new members of the Esko Sports Alliance Hall of Fame were honored at a noon luncheon Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Dry Dock restaurant on Midway Road. The new inductees are: Mel Koivisto, Mike Antilla, the 1975 Football Team, Julian "Bert" Bertogliat, and Nikki Flynn (now Flynn-Gregg).  READ MORE... about Esko Sports Hall of Fame
I love to read
I Love to read Month
Posted on 02/07/2018
February is "I Love to Read" month. This year's theme in the elementary centers around an Olympic theme - the WINTERquist games. Students who meet their  READ MORE... about I Love to read Month

Tradition of Excellence

When you walk through the main entry of the Esko High School, the slogan "IT"S A GREAT DAY TO BE AN ESKOMO" is painted for all to see.   For more than 90 years, the school has been the window into the community for the outside world.  From its consistently high academic ratings to its outstanding athletes, and from its band and choir to its many successful alumni, the school has been the first thing - often the only thing - people elsewhere know about Esko. 
          -Davis Helberg, Editor Esko's Corner An Illustrated History of Esko & Thompson Township  and Esko class of 1955. 

For information about the History of Esko Public Schools, the Esko Historical Society and Esko history book project, visit