Education

District asking voters for approval of $104 million BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER All five of the schools in the southern part of the Elk River School District are over capacity, according to the superintendent, Dr. Mark Bezek. “When a building reaches 110 percent of its capacity, that triggers action to solve the issue short [...]

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Osseo Senior High School celebrated 2014 Homecoming last week. This year’s Homecoming King Stephan Ameyawk and Queen Shiah Sanders are honored at the Homecoming football game. More photos inside this edition. (Photo by Rich Moll – richmollphotography.com) The Osseo Senior High School Dance Team performs at the Homecoming Pepfest and Coronation Friday, Sept. 26. (Photo [...]

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Maple Grove Senior High School crowns its 2014 Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, Sept. 26. This year’s Queen is Rachel Sharp and the King is Ben Ford. More photos from MGSH Homecoming can be found inside this paper. (Photo courtesy of the Osseo Area School District) Student rollerbladers perform for the Maple Grove Senior [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its September meeting, including a new plan to help teachers and students reach standardized testing goals, the potential changes to the Q-Comp plan, and the back-to-school reports. Curriculum maps Peter Grimm, the new Director of Teaching and Learning, [...]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board heard that student enrollment jumped at least three times higher than expected, largely due to open enrollment. The board also approved Minnesota School Board Association assembly resolutions related to student funding equity, and took action on other issues. ENROLLMENT In its annual enrollment report, staff noted that there are 160 [...]

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