Education

By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Jefferson Awards was founded more than 40 years ago to recognize and honor those who contribute their time, energy and resources for public services. The Jefferson Awards is one of the largest multipliers of volunteerism in the country. The Lead360 Challenge, sponsored by the Jefferson Awards, encourages [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   It was 2008 when it was my turn to put on that navy cap and gown. Back then Champlin Park held its graduation commencement ceremony at Northrup Hall at the U of M campus. That was the last time the class of 2008 was all together. I can’t [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Brennan Witt and Ian Smith represented Champlin Park in the Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series. They helped their respective teams pile on the points in their games on March 28-29.  Witt and Smith joined top-level players from around the state events. “It was a good experience playing with [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   More than 200 Champlin Park students involved in Leadership Experience and Opportunity (LEO) club and other school groups plan and participate in volunteer service projects community wide. These students have a passion for making a difference in the lives of children, the elderly, the sick and the poor. [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Gymnastics Taylor Guckeen of Champlin Park finished in the top ten for two events at the State Gymnastics Individual Meet on Saturday, Feb. 22. “It was really exciting to place top ten because that was one of my goals going into the meet,” Guckeen said. Guckeen took eighth in [...]

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