Education
In a packed Minnesota State High School League board room in Brooklyn Center on Thursday, the league Board of Directors passed a policy to guide member schools regarding male-to-female transgender students. “What the board did was just respond to questions that had come from member schools about e...Read More
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The attorney for former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn is reporting that Sagehorn’s lawsuits against the Elk River School District and Rogers Police Department have not been settled. Sagehorn filed the suits earlier this year in response to his school suspension following a social media ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School Board, at an upcoming meeting, will consider adding two “floating” custodial positions for districtwide work and substituting. Staff in virtually all district departments accrue paid time off for illness or vacation, and custodians wh...Read More
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Rogers High School just may have a few graduates taking to air traffic control in its future. At least judging on interest at the recent Career Fair, air traffic controlling was a popular exhibit. Then again there was a flight simulator available for today’s video-game-loving teens to enjoy. RHS g...Read More
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Bond referendum, operating levy pass with 58 percent support By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Voters in the Elk River Area School District approved both a bond referendum for more than $98 million and an 10-year annual operating levy for nearly $6 million Nov. 4 at the polls. Both questions passed b...Read More
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Rogers students team to promote character A group of students from Rogers Elementary School and Rogers High School teamed on Halloween to make school a much less scary place. No, they weren’t kicking out ghosts, goblins and mummies. They had an all-day workshop on bullying awareness and prevention...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone bank this past week and volunteers will be at it again today. [...]...Read More
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Board asks that food going into garbage be monitored by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Lunch may not count as a subject in school, but it has been a hot topic among students in District 728 this fall. The discussion reached the Elk River Area School Board at a recent work session. Students and sta...Read More
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