Education

Champlin Park among schools impacted by district’s decision By OLIVIA KOESTER ABC Newspapers Under Anoka-Hennepin’s middle school acceleration policy, revised in the fall of 2013, 35 requests for middle school students to play on high school teams were granted this past year. “I think we were a little shocked at first with what seemed to [...]

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by Olivia Koestner ABC Newspapers Under Anoka-Hennepin’s middle school acceleration policy, revised in the fall of 2013, 35 requests for middle school students to play on high school teams were granted this past year. “I think we were a little shocked at first with what seemed to be a large number,” School Board Chairperson Tom [...]

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Mobile Hope celebrates ground breaking Mobile Hope on Aug. 28 celebrated the start of construction of its dream project, Hope Center at Maple Hill Estates in Corcoran, with a ground breaking ceremony. Hope Center will add to the skyline next to the basketball court on the east end of the trailer park. Jill Dejewski, who [...]

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Students at Cedar Island Elementary in Maple Grove get off the bus on Sept. 2 on the first day of the 2014-15 school year.   Maple Grove Junior High School students enjoy lunch on their first day of school on Sept. 2.   Governor Mark Dayton high fives a kindergartener at Garden City Elementary in [...]

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by Doug Birk STMA School Board Chairperson   This election season the STMA School Board is asking for your help. We need you to ask anyone who is running for state office: Why does the state legislature year after year refuse to correct the state funding formula that creates vast differences in state school funding [...]

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Media specialists, teachers collaborating to prepare new curriculum by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Elementary school students will have a new subject to learn this year. Technology and media literacy has been added across the board K-5, an addition made possible by shaving some time off specialist classes taught by gym, art and [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board gave Superintendent Mark Bezek high marks during a recent performance review. He scored well on all nine factors he was evaluated on as part of the review and on all four of his stated goals that go beyond general duties and [...]

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