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No swimming: DLHS seniors Heather Loberg, Sarah Malikowski and Kali Olsen. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE

For some DL seniors, it's sink or swim time

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Detroit Lakes senior Sarah Malikowski has known for years that swimming is required at Detroit Lakes High School, but that’s not stopping her from fighting it.


“I’d rather get a college credit than take a swimming class. It’s a waste of time, I think,” she said.

She has even gone so far as to contact a lawyer about her rights regarding being forced to pass a swimming class to graduate from high school.

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