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We offer you our warmest welcome to the 2014-15 school year. Ada-Borup High School is proud to have a long history of academic, athletic and extracurricular achievement. Our dedicated staff will support and guide you to challenge yourself and meet your academic goals. ABHS is rich in Cougar pride. Take advantage of opportunities to get involved in school activities, whether on the athletic field, in the performing arts, or by joining in a club of interest. Your high school years will be all the more memorable as you take an active role. This is your opportunity to contribute to Cougar traditions.

Have a wonderful year and demonstrate your
Cougar Pride!

News and Announcements

Please Click Below to Access the Ada-Borup High School Newsletter

(December 3, 2014)

ABHS Newsletter for December 2014


Ada-Borup High School National Honor Society 2014

(November 26, 2014)

Ada-Borup High School hosted the 2014 ABHS National Honor Society Banquet at 6:30 on Tuesday, November 25th in the ABHS Commons Area.  Congratulations to all members and THANK YOU to Advisor Amanda Brown, Bob's Quality Catering and the ABHS freshmen servers for all of their efforts!!


 Cougars Bring Home State Class A Consolation Title!

Congrats to the Cougar Volleyball team on their 5th place finish at the Class A State Tournament!



Cougars Volleyball Team Earns Trip to State with 3-1 Win Over Henning

November 1, 2014

The Ada-Borup Cougars are going back to State!   Ada-Borup successfully defended their Section 6A Title with a 3-1 victory over Henning in a rematch of last years' championship.  A thriller last year that went five sets, this year, Ada-Borup was determined to take control  and played their best of the season at the right time as they beat the Hornets in four sets, 25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 25-14.  After the good start and set one victory, Ada-Borup led in the second set  when Henning got their attack going to rally and claim the victory.  In the third set, Ada-Borup regained it's passing, played strong defense and had an agressive hitting attack.  In the fourth set- Ada-Borup continued it's strong play with tremendous defense, blocking, passing, setting, hitting and great teamwork as they made sure their was no need for heroics and comebacks to send them back to state.  The Cougars also advanced to State in  2010, 2011, 2013 to make this their fourth trip in the past five years representing Section 6A.  Also going to State in 2003 and 2008 with two other trips in the 1990's, this is the school's eighth appearance with a third place finish in 2008.  The Cougars did not place last year.  Information on the Cougars first round opponent and the tournament brackets will be announced Sunday morning.  Listen to KRJB 106.5 for  coverage throughout the week of Ada-Borup Cougar Volleyball.  Congratulations to coach Ruth Hayden, assistant coaches Nikki Gullingsrud and Lacey Steen.  

Ada-Borup takes a 26-5 record to the state tournament.  Ada-Borup's five losses have been to Class AA, AAA, or, AAAA teams as the Cougars have not lost a match to Class A opponents.  -

Subsection Champs!




Ada-Borup ISD #2854 Back to School 2014-15 Information

It is extremely hard to believe, but the start to the 2014-15 school year is just around the corner!  Back to school letters are going out in the mail today and the fall sports season is already starting its second week.   Several items of interest are listed below.  PLEASE feel free to call the ABHS office at 218-784-5300 or the AB Elementary office at 218-784-5303 if you have any questions, comments or concerns.


Mike Kolness - Supt of Schools

  • Ada-Borup School District #2854 Bullying Prohibition Policy - The Ada-Borup Board of Education adopted an updated “Bullying Prohibition Policy” at their regular meeting on June 23, 2014.  The updates to the policy were in response to new legislation passed last spring in St. Paul.  The purpose of policy is listed below and the entire policy can be reviewed on the district website.  Continuous training of staff, students and parents will be a part of the process and any acts of bullying will be handled quickly and thoroughly.  Please click on the following link to review the entire policy.          Ada-Borup ISD #2854 Bullying Prohibition Policy Link


Ada-Borup Elementary Students Complete Beautiful Art Project

Ada-Borup students in grades 4-5-6 just completed a beautiful mosaic art project that will hang in the entrance of the Ada-Borup Elemenatary School.  Ada-Borup Art Teacher, Lisa Ruebke planned the design and the students started working on the project in December.  It looks amazing and everyone did a SUPER JOB!  A big thanks go out to Mrs. Ruebke, Mrs. Sipe, Mrs. Jordan Johnson, Mrs. Stoen, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Luanne Visser, Mr. Sam Marek and the students for all of their efforts!  The project was made possible by a grant from the Dekko Foundation.


You are able to watch the HS and MS Holiday concerts at any time on the USTREAM.  Just click on the link below and then select the recorded show.

Exciting News - We are live streaming all our home basketball games.  Just follow this link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/adaboruphs or you may go to USTREAM and search Ada Borup HS to find our channel.

Ada-Borup High School named to US News list of "Best High Schools"

Ada-Borup High School was recently named to the list of "Best High Schools" by US News.  The school was also named to the list in 2007, 2008 & 2010.  Congratulations to all of the students and staff on the recognition.  Please click on the following link for more information.

        Click here for link to US News list of Best High Schools