Education

Do you have what it takes to be a princess? Maple Grove Junior High students will perform the highly acclaimed musical “Once Upon a Mattress” for audiences next month. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “Princess and the Pea,” the musical features the enduring story line of a mother’s wish to get the [...]

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The campaign for the Maple Grove Senior All Night Party is underway. The party committee hosted its kickoff meeting Oct. 12. The all-night party will take place graduation night, Saturday, June 6. The all night party is planned and chaperoned by parents/guardians of the senior class. Adult help is needed to ensure a safe and [...]

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For the 25th consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Osseo Area Schools’ business services department with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award recognizes the district’s high-quality financial reporting to the community through an exceptional comprehensive annual financial report that demonstrates credibility, confidence and transparency. According to the [...]

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At the Osseo Area Schools Kindergarten Information Fair on Oct. 11, presenters Andrea Wagner and Andrea Wilson-Vazquez shared an interactive presentation highlighting how Osseo Area Schools’ digital learning plan impacts learning for even its youngest learners. Salti said he was impressed by just how adept many young children already are with the iPad technology. Next [...]

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Heritage Christian Academy sixth graders Matthew Virginia and Cole Kopischke took part in People to People World Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. Sept. 26 to 29. Matthew and Cole along with fellow students from around the world, took part in a program called “DC Decoded.” The emphasis of the forum was on leadership formation, service, [...]

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Thirteen Osseo Area Schools students have earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their exceptional achievement on the 2013 PSAT exam. Maple Grove Senior High honoree include: semifinalist Anthony Bogachev; commended students Katrina Carney, Elena Kolbrek, Vladimir Maltsev and Aditya Pidaparti. Honorees from Osseo Senior High are: commended students Dong Bui, Emre Can, [...]

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For the 25th consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Osseo Area Schools’ business services department with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award recognizes the district’s high-quality financial reporting to the community through an exceptional comprehensive annual financial report that demonstrates credibility, confidence and transparency. The Certificate of [...]

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The nine candidates for Independent School District 279 School Board met at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters and the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce, held at the Maple Grove Government Center on Thursday, Oct. 2. Candidates answered questions about the district’s education quality, closing the achievement gap, early childhood education, [...]

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