ST. CLOUD - This year's 5th and 6th grade classes at St. Cloud's Lincoln, Talahi, and Westwood elementaries will be heading to junior high next year.

The St. Cloud Area School Board this (Thursday) evening unanimously approved a plan to move the sixth grade at each of those buildings to North and South Junior High.

The move means all in-city elementaries will become K-5 buildings. The district began transitioning the sixth grades to the junior high schools in 2008.

The board also agreed to hold a work study session to explore the possibility of making Clearview a K-8 building, similar to Kennedy in St. Joseph.