Education

Eighteen Osseo Senior High School students earned recognition at the MSHSL Section 5AA Visual Arts Festival. The following students received a Superior Rating and medals for their art work, which is the top highest honors awarded at the festival: Meghan Rafferty, Peter Villagomez, Sara Jeet, Kelly VanDrisse, Trevor Slattery and Desirea Koelsch. The following students [...]

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Maple Grove Junior High School recently released the names of those students that made the ‘A’ and ‘B’ honor rolls for the second trimester of the 2013-14 school year.   Seventh grade ‘A’ Honor Roll Dayna Aase, Michael Abdon, Malick Abid, Kate Achenbach, River Acquard, Nathaniel Adams, Hunter Alexander, Reilly Alexander, Ethan Alvares, Elsa Athiley, [...]

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The Wastebasket Revue is an annual student scholarship fundraiser variety show featuring hundreds of Osseo Area Schools employees and community members. In its 47-year history, Wastebasket Revue has raised more than $1 million in donations for scholarships to 746 graduating seniors in District 279. This year, more than $40,000 was raised for 21 student scholarships. [...]

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Two students from Osseo Area Learning Center earned top 10 finishes at the 2014 MN Association of Alternative Success, Teamwork, Achievement, Recognition & Self-Esteem (MAAP STARS) Student Spring Events Conference. Mai Moua earned a fifth place finish in Career Portfolio and Dallas Letellier earned seventh place in Public Speaking. Collectively, OALC students earned 17 Gold [...]

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The 19th Annual American Indian Education Day and Wacipi will be Saturday, April 26, from noon to 6 p.m. at Osseo Junior High. A wacipi is a Native American gathering focused on dance, song and family celebration. This is a free, family-friendly event where participants can explore American Indian heritage and culture. Event highlights include [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   He did not have to think about it, and after what may have been 60 seconds but seemed like forever, in the bus driver’s estimation, four students were safe. While en route to Elm Creek Elementary School in Maple Grove on March 6, school bus driver Alfred Lewis [...]

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North Hennepin Area Chamber awards five scholarships to busy students BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce awarded $500 scholarships to five students who showed commitment to community service, a theme that stuck out to chamber Executive Director Stephen Erickson. The students are also busy. Some work while [...]

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Fernbrook Elementary’s Destination Imagination team dEinstein’s placed second at the state tournament and will advance to the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. May 21-24. The team includes: Adamson Novak, Gideon Heroux, Jenny Leonard, Brynn Moncur, Leah Bell and Paul Kochenderfer. They competed in the Pandemonium! Challenge at the middle level division. This is the improvisational [...]

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