“Closed not forgotten” is the motto the Baraga school community is using to say goodbye to the Pelkie School. A well-attended community picnic drew people together for lunch, visiting and a formal program on the lawn in front of the historic 1932 building. How well-attended was the picnic? Beth Reynolds and crew in the Pelkie kitchen served up almost 700 hot dogs! The Pelkie kindergartners, first and second graders and staff played host as six busloads of third through 12th grade students came from the Baraga campus for the festive yet somewhat sad ceremony. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers..