Education

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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Students prepare for life after high school   An innovative business plan to develop a voice activated pillow that connects to the user’s smart phone was praised by a panel of industry investors and was crafted in just one week by a group of high school students. While these plans were imaginary, the ideas presented [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Brooklyn Park Police are investigating a vandalism incident discovered Monday at Champlin Park High School. Someone had spray painted obscene words and pictures on the exterior of the building. “The custodial staff noticed the east side of the building had been spray painted,” said Brooklyn Park Police Sgt. [...]

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Anoka Hennepin orchestra teacher Judy Blomgren retires By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Judy Blomgren has taught music to thousands of students in the Anoka Hennepin school district for more than 30 years. But her students don’t know her as Ms. Blomgren, and especially not Judy Blomgren. Her students call her Ms. B or [...]

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