Education

by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News College scholarships will be some of the newest victims of the calorie-shaving, sodium-lowering Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Improving child nutrition is the focal point of the federal legislation that authorizes funding and sets policy for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s core child nutrition programs. It [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Theater and music departments at Zimmerman and Rogers are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can [...]

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Osseo Senior High has announced its 2014 Homecoming events, taking place Monday, Sept. 22 through Saturday, Sept. 27. Themed days of the week are planned: ‘Merica Monday, Team Tuesday, Red Carpet Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Spirit Friday. This year’s Homecoming Royalty are Mimi Le, Chanel Flower, Emily Clark, Maddy Kuras, Shiah Sanders, Ellen Grabinski, Chad [...]

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Plans are underway for the 2014 Maple Grove Senior High Homecoming week, Monday, Sept. 22 to Saturday, Sept. 27. Themes for Homecoming week are: Monday is Pajama Day, Tuesday is Frat Day (dress preppy), Wednesday is Hawaiian Day, Thursday is U.S.A. Day (dress patriotic) and Friday is Spirit Day (school colors). There will be a [...]

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There were 28 robotics teams, including Maple Grove Senior High, who competed in the Minnesota State Fair FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), whcih took place during this year’s State Fair. The Eagan team (FRC 2220) assisted with the staffing of the volunteers and setting up the field for competition. The Eagan team also filled in brackets [...]

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