Education

The Rockford Area School Board, District 883, discussed a number of items at their October meeting, such as taking a vote to join the Wright County Conference, hearing information about the guided reader training for staff at the elementary school, and the PrepMe program for high school students. wright county conference Prior to this October [...]

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Spring break included in 2015-16 The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved the first reading of the next two school year calendars, including a spring break next year (2015-16). The board also heard a request from teachers to allow a school location attendance exception for teachers’ children. CALENDARS The board approved school year calendars for the [...]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone bank this past week and volunteers will be at it again today. [...]

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Board asks that food going into garbage be monitored by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Lunch may not count as a subject in school, but it has been a hot topic among students in District 728 this fall. The discussion reached the Elk River Area School Board at a recent work session. Students and staff last [...]

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Do you have what it takes to be a princess? Maple Grove Junior High students will perform the highly acclaimed musical “Once Upon a Mattress” for audiences next month. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “Princess and the Pea,” the musical features the enduring story line of a mother’s wish to get the [...]

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The campaign for the Maple Grove Senior All Night Party is underway. The party committee hosted its kickoff meeting Oct. 12. The all-night party will take place graduation night, Saturday, June 6. The all night party is planned and chaperoned by parents/guardians of the senior class. Adult help is needed to ensure a safe and [...]

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For the 25th consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Osseo Area Schools’ business services department with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award recognizes the district’s high-quality financial reporting to the community through an exceptional comprehensive annual financial report that demonstrates credibility, confidence and transparency. According to the [...]

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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (BHM) School Dist. 877 will have a bond question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The proposed $33 million bond includes a variety of projects that touch every school in the district. The number one project in the bond is the improvements to safety and security in the schools. Hanover Elementary, along  [...]

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