Education

The St. Michael-Albertville School Board has accepted longtime member Jeanne Holland’s resignation. Holland indicated that she has moved out of district. That leaves an opening the board will fill, and board chairperson Doug Birk’s name came up, as he narrowly missed reelection Nov. 4, the next closest vote-receiver who was not elected (newcomer Jennifer Peyerl […]

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by Aaron Brom Sun Press Newspapers Results are in, and St. Michael-Albertville High School reports that the fall musical, “Bye Bye Birdie” was a big success. “The show was amazing!” said teacher and organizer Joshua Mann. “We sold around 2,000 tickets and produced a very fun exciting show. Many people talked about how amazing the […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved a legislative platform that focuses on increasing the state’s basic formula to restore school funding. The board also approved a two-year contract for office clerical, paraprofessionals and food service staff. PLATFORM Supt. Jim Behle updated the board about the district’s action on the legislative forum. He said there are […]

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St. Michael-Albertville High School students are busy rehearsing for the fall musical, “Bye Bye Birdie,” a timelessly successful Broadway comedy. Instructor Joshua Mann said much of the production will be directed by the students themselves, including Brynn Rova as student director and Anna Skare as stage manager. “Those two will run the show!” Mann said. […]

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Spring break included in 2015-16 The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved the first reading of the next two school year calendars, including a spring break next year (2015-16). The board also heard a request from teachers to allow a school location attendance exception for teachers’ children. CALENDARS The board approved school year calendars for the […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School District is facing potential deficit spending and cuts two years from now, Supt. Jim Behle told the school board in a recent budget work session. The good news is that the district’s finances are in order for this school year and next, but beginning in year 2016-17, the district would face […]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer St. Michael resident Hollee Saville approached the St. Michael Albertville School Board about the amount of time students have to eat lunch. She noted that she has recently eaten lunch with both of her children whom attend Albertville Primary and St. Michael Elementary and felt it was rushed and that […]

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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board heard that student enrollment jumped at least three times higher than expected, largely due to open enrollment. The board also approved Minnesota School Board Association assembly resolutions related to student funding equity, and took action on other issues. ENROLLMENT In its annual enrollment report, staff noted that there are 160 […]

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