Education

by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board discussed concern about potentially higher class sizes for some elementary school students. The board also heard concerns about homework related to internet access, and discussed the hockey arena improvement project.   CLASS SIZES During open forum, elementary school parent Hollee Saville asked the school [...]

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Dist. 30 Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and St. Michael-Albertville Supt. James Behle presented a bill Wednesday, March 19, in Education Finance committee (SF 2567) that would help offset funding inequity for Dist. 885. “I have long been dismayed by the education funding inequity for the school districts in Senate Dist. 30. The bill we heard today [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   Osseo Area Schools has approved district-wide grade reconfiguration for its elementary, junior high and senior high schools. The Independent School District 279 School Board approved the shift to pre-k (or kindergarten for some buildings) through 5th grade elementary schools, 6th-8th grade middle schools and 9th-12th grade high schools [...]

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Osseo Senior High School celebrated the honor of being the first high school in Minnesota to have its automotive program certified under new NATEF standards and regulations. This means OSH is an accredited Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair High School by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. The NATEF certification process is overseen by an [...]

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Osseo Junior High School placed third at the Mathcounts Regional Competition in February in St. Paul. The regional competition consisted of two individual rounds and a team round. All three parts are used to determine a team score. The top two teams and top four individuals advance to state. The Osseo’s team’s came in third [...]

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Nearly one in three Minnesota third-graders can’t read this sentence, and nearly 40 percent of eighth graders are not proficient in math? The purpose of MN Math and Reading Corps is to improve that trend. Osseo Area Schools is currently seeking 22 full-time and 10 part-time MN Math and Reading Corps tutors for the 2014-15 [...]

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