Education

Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]

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Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative TIES (Technology and Information Education Services), an education technology collaborative, announced that Jim Burgett, school board member of the Osseo School District has joined TIES Executive Committee. Forty-nine member school districts elect the executive committee, which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees and has general responsibility for the [...]

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Mark Schindele, an Osseo Senior High alumn, is the new president of Target Canada. In this role he is responsible for leading the Target Canada team. Schindele joined Target in 1999. During his tenure, he has helped in the launching new store formats, including PFresh, CityTarget and Target Express. He was previously the vice president [...]

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Having earned “Outstanding Overall Production” and “Outstanding Overall Performance,” Maple Grove Senior High students performed a selection from their fall musical, “Guys and Dolls” at the Hennepin Theatre Trust SpotLight Musical Theatre Showcase. Individually, Kevin Brown made it to the Top 24 and Ryan Haff made it to the Top 12 in the Triple Threat [...]

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Teaching students how to contribute to community is one important aspect of education at Osseo Area Schools. One of the ways that goal manifests itself at Maple Grove Junior High is through the H2O For Life project. H2O for Life connects schools in the United States with schools in developing countries to complete WASH (Water, [...]

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Cedar Island hosted its annual Vocabulary Parade with students dressed to exemplify a word they learned that year in reading, math or another subject. This parade has been going on for the past couple of years, which has also grown into a popular event with student’s families coming to watch the parade. In preparation for [...]

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The Fourth Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at Elm Creek Park Reserve. This event is a fundraiser to benefit media centers in each of the Osseo Area Schools. Important times on race day include: • 8 a.m. — registration • 9 a.m. — 1K mascot race [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   The Osseo Area Schools Board recently approved the budget for the 2014-15 school year, which shows the expected revenues to exceed expenditures by $5 million for the year in the district’s General-Transportation Fund, the largest among the district’s five funds. “Our budget decisions are made using our long-range [...]

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