Education

Two students, Alexander McDonald from Champlin Park High School and Jacquline Geerdes from Lakeville Senior High School, have earned scholarships from the Minnesota Historical Society in recognition of their work for the society as volunteers. The Student Volunteer Scholarship program, now in its 12th year, recognizes student education and the importance of volunteering, while encouraging [...]

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Three seats on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board will be up for election Nove. 5. This includes districts three, four and six. Community members living within these districts who are interested in serving on the board must file for election between July 30 and Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. Members serve four-year terms. · DISTRICT THREE [...]

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Successor hoped to remain open, accessible to people Back in 1988, Michael Sullivan’s son wanted to take the PSAT, but his high school had run out of tests. Sullivan was flabbergasted by that failure and did some investigating, made some phone calls, wrote a few letters and found a way to get tests delivered so [...]

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Three seats on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board will be up for election Nove. 5. This includes districts three, four and six. Community members living within these districts who are interested in serving on the board must file for election between July 30 and Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. Members serve four-year terms. · DISTRICT THREE [...]

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Committed to creating a climate in which “all students feel welcome, safe and ready to learn,” Anoka-Hennepin School District assembled an anti-bullying/anti-harassment task Force in September 2012. Its mission: to advise administration regarding how best to foster a positive educational climate free of bullying and harassment. At the July 8 school board meeting, Associate Superintendent [...]

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Six of Anoka-Hennepin School District’s 24 elementary schools will experience a growth spurt in the coming year. While enrollments are shrinking in the district’s middle and high schools, numbers are remaining stable and even increasing at the grade school level. Not only that, all day-every day kindergarten and special education programs require additional space. Classrooms [...]

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The services of 20 of 22 student learning advocates and three of four Indian education advisers will be restored in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. That restoration will happen thanks to the school board’s adoption of the latest update to the district’s student support model. That model was adopted during consent agenda action taken at the [...]

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While contractors install security vestibules in Anoka-Hennepin District eleven elementary schools this summer, plans are afoot to build additions to six of those buildings. At its June 10 work session, Anoka-Hennepin School Board members listened as Chief Operations Officer Chuck Holden and representatives from ATS&R: Planners/Architects/Engineers presented potential plans and specifications for those additions. Additional [...]

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