Education

By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The giving season is here and Oxbow Creek Elementary students are getting a head start by lending a helping hand in their community. Together, students and staff planted more than 20 fruit trees on school grounds with the help of Fruits of the City: The Minnesota Project, a program […]

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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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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 by 58 to […]

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Osseo Area Schools has launched a new web-based and mobile app service that will help parents, guardians and students monitor the on-time status of their school bus and reduce uncertainty about arrival times, particularly during winter weather. The service is available for buses that serve assigned bus stops (bus routes 200-283). MyOsseoBus allows parents/guardians and […]

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The Maple Grove Senior High All-Night Party for the graduating seniors will take place on graduation night, Saturday, June 6, 2015. The theme of the party is “R15E Above Rock The World.” The All-Night Party celebrates graduation and allows the graduates an opportunity to have a safe and fun evening with their classmates. The cost […]

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A record 149 Osseo Area Schools students were named AP Scholars this year, more than tripling the number of students recognized six years ago. Every year, the College Board recognizes high levels of achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. All three comprehensive high schools in District 279 offer AP classes; Park Center Senior High offers […]

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The Osseo Area Retired Educators (OARE) Scholarship Breakfast and craft fair will be Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 6 to 9 a.m. at Osseo Senior High in the cafeteria. The public is invited to attend to support the OARE Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to Osseo Area Schools students Maple Grove Senior High, Osseo Senior […]

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board member Dr. Scott Wenzel died unexpectedly at his home Nov. 8. He was 56 years old. Wenzel had served on the School Board since January 1996 – more than 18 years. He represented families – the sons and daughters of his neighbors – and community members in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Fridley and […]

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