Education

Kaleidoscope Charter School of Otsego has received approval by the State of Minnesota and their authorizer, Volunteers of America, to expand through 12th grade. KCS is a tuition free, public charter school serving families in the Otsego, Elk River, Rogers, Albertville, Monticello, St. Michael, Big Lake and Zimmerman communities. KCS prides itself on offering a [...]

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Companies, volunteers assist remodeling at new FYCC home One of the “Cs” in FYCC stands for community. And as Families and Youth Community Connections relocates to its new home at the former Albertville City Hall, community was at the center of a remodeling project. That’s because FYCC teamed up with Home Depot and Behr Paint [...]

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In highlighting the 2014-15 General Budget, Buffalo Dist. 877 staff said the district would spend down the fund balance to restore programming and help reduce class sizes. The board also reviewed the superintendent’s evaluation and took action on other issues.   2014-15 General Budget  The 2014-15 budget represents a financial operating plan for the school [...]

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Having earned “Outstanding Overall Production” and “Outstanding Overall Performance,” Maple Grove Senior High students performed a selection from their fall musical, “Guys and Dolls” at the Hennepin Theatre Trust SpotLight Musical Theatre Showcase. Individually, Kevin Brown made it to the Top 24 and Ryan Haff made it to the Top 12 in the Triple Threat [...]

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Teaching students how to contribute to community is one important aspect of education at Osseo Area Schools. One of the ways that goal manifests itself at Maple Grove Junior High is through the H2O For Life project. H2O for Life connects schools in the United States with schools in developing countries to complete WASH (Water, [...]

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Cedar Island hosted its annual Vocabulary Parade with students dressed to exemplify a word they learned that year in reading, math or another subject. This parade has been going on for the past couple of years, which has also grown into a popular event with student’s families coming to watch the parade. In preparation for [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota has a new president. LeMoyne Corgard, previously the physical education teacher at Oxbow Creek Elementary School in Brooklyn Park, assumed the role July 1 after running unopposed for the office earlier this year. Corgard served as AHEM’s vice president for five years, four of which [...]

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The Fourth Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at Elm Creek Park Reserve. This event is a fundraiser to benefit media centers in each of the Osseo Area Schools. Important times on race day include: • 8 a.m. — registration • 9 a.m. — 1K mascot race [...]

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