Education

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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‘I am glad to be putting my energy into Rockford’ BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Director of Teaching and Learning at Rockford Area Schools is a position some may not know about, but it is a critical part of keeping the district moving forward academically. This year, Peter Grimm has stepped up to [...]

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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 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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District asking voters for approval of $104 million BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER All five of the schools in the southern part of the Elk River School District are over capacity, according to the superintendent, Dr. Mark Bezek. “When a building reaches 110 percent of its capacity, that triggers action to solve the issue short [...]

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Osseo Senior High School celebrated 2014 Homecoming last week. This year’s Homecoming King Stephan Ameyawk and Queen Shiah Sanders are honored at the Homecoming football game. More photos inside this edition. (Photo by Rich Moll – richmollphotography.com) The Osseo Senior High School Dance Team performs at the Homecoming Pepfest and Coronation Friday, Sept. 26. (Photo [...]

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Maple Grove Senior High School crowns its 2014 Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, Sept. 26. This year’s Queen is Rachel Sharp and the King is Ben Ford. More photos from MGSH Homecoming can be found inside this paper. (Photo courtesy of the Osseo Area School District) Student rollerbladers perform for the Maple Grove Senior [...]

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