Education

Delano Public Schools announced recently that students achieved high marks in all areas of testing during the 2012-13 school year. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment tests are the primary assessment tool used by the Minnesota Department of Education. Students in the “meets” or “exceeds” categories are considered proficient in the disciplines of math, reading, writing and [...]

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by MATT SCHOEN, SUPERINTENDENT DELANO PUBLIC SCHOOLS Forbes Magazine has facilitated an in-depth study looking at high performing school districts in the nation compared to affordable housing. Their latest survey looking at “Best Schools for Your Housing Buck” has ranked Delano Public Schools No. 1 in the nation. The overall conclusion from this survey is [...]

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Delano High School crowned its Homecoming Royalty Thursday, Sept. 12, and headed into a weekend of festivities, including Tiger Pride Day, a pep fest, a football game against Waconia High School and a Saturday dance. Earlier in Homecoming Week, students played powder puff football, dressed as nerds and had a Red Neck and Hoedown Day. [...]

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There are a lot of great classes starting soon for both youth and adults. The Fall 2013 brochure will be mailed out soon. For complete information on these classes, visit our website at www.delanocommunityed.com, or call at 763-972-6210. Copies of the brochure are available at the CE office (140 Elm Ave.), the Tiger Activity Center, [...]

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by MATT SCHOEN, SUPERINTENDENT DELANO PUBLIC SCHOOLS I want to inform our community of upgrades we have been working on to maintain a safe and secure environment in Delano Public Schools. This summer we upgraded our electronic security system that controls entrances to all our schools, including the Community Education Building. These upgrades include, but [...]

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While students were experiencing their last two weeks of summer vacation, new teachers started work at Delano Public Schools during the week of Aug. 19. A bus tour of Delano was one of the first orders of business for the new teachers, who got a head start over veteran teachers. They were not required to [...]

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There are a lot of great classes starting soon for both youth and adults. The Fall 2013 brochure will be mailed out soon. For complete information on these classes, visit our website at www.delanocommunityed.com, or call at 763-972-6210. Copies of the brochure are available at the CE office (140 Elm Ave.), the Tiger Activity Center, [...]

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