Education
Elk River, Rockford schools affected Metro school districts face an $86 million budget shortfall for 2015-16 school year under a 1 percent formula increase, according to the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD). Before leaving for spring recess, legislative leaders in the House and Se...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer School Dist. 728 partners with the cities of Elk River and Rogers and both Sherburne and Wright counties to bring the security of police presence into district buildings with appointed school liaison officers. The Elk River Area School Board members learned more a...Read More
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Rogers senior gets hands-on at dairy farm By Cliff Buchan ECM Staff Writer As graduation day draws near for high school seniors across Minnesota, many are cramming for final exams and completing courses that will earn college credit. Lexi Taylor, a senior at Rogers High School, is doing much the sam...Read More
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Calendar to include 6-day break at Easter By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News In the eyes of some parents and schoolchildren, spring break took a vacation in recent years from Elk River Area School District school calendars. The 2015-16 school calendar, however, will include a six-day stretch, includin...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Area Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Girl Scouts recently turned out en masse to ask members of the Elk River Area School Board to revisit their flier policy. Representatives of local Scouting programs and the Central Minnesota Council of Boy Scouts of America ...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River School Board Supt. Mark Bezek came to the Elk River Area School Board meeting with an update on proposed athletic fields in Otsego and a recommendation to proceed with a project. Members of the Elk River Area School Board, however, said not so fast. Bezek wasn’t asking for a...Read More
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Tickets for the 10th Annual SpotLight Showcase, two special evenings in June that celebrate Minnesota’s best high school theatre talent, are currently on sale. The Showcase events are scheduled for Sunday, June 14 and Monday, June 15, both at 7 p.m., as the year-end culmination of Hennepin Theatre...Read More
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