Education

by Sue Austreng SUN PRESS Newspapers   Their eyes fixed on the goal line, coaches, activity directors, principals, players and parents have put together a proposed game plan to update and refine Anoka-Hennepin School District’s high school athletics policy. The current policy does not allow younger athletes (those who are not yet in high school) [...]

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Nine schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School District have been named as top-performers in the state for Black, Native American and Asian student performance, according to a report released by the Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now (MinnCAN). “This is some of the best, most positive news that I have ever received,” Superintendent Dennis Carlson said. “It [...]

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College can be every Anoka-Hennepin student’s destiny, even if they’re not expecting it. For some Anoka-Hennepin high school students, college can seem like a long shot—something out of reach. That can be especially true at the district’s Crossroads Alternative High School and its eclectic body of students. “College? Well I really never thought I’d be [...]

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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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