Education
by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School District is in the middle of a busing contract with long-time provider Vision Transportation, based in Elk River, but a new offer from the company with smaller increases for upcoming years is leading the district to request bids from poss...Read More
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Rogers valedictorian attends State of the Union as Sen. Franken’s guest By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Joelle Stangler, the 2012 valedictorian for Rogers High School, attended President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, as a guest of Sen. Al Franken. It was a spect...Read More
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Won re-election in November without single challenger by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Elk River Area School Board Member Jane Bunting, of Rogers, began a third year as the board’s chairperson with full support from all of her colleagues at the year’s first meeting. She won re-election for a ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer District 728 School Board Members Tony Walter, Jane Bunting, Shane Steinbrecher and Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka were sworn in Jan. 5 in the District 728 Office conference room. Walter, Bunting and Steinbrecher were re-elected to their positions last November; ea...Read More
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In a packed Minnesota State High School League board room in Brooklyn Center on Thursday, the league Board of Directors passed a policy to guide member schools regarding male-to-female transgender students. “What the board did was just respond to questions that had come from member schools about e...Read More
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The attorney for former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn is reporting that Sagehorn’s lawsuits against the Elk River School District and Rogers Police Department have not been settled. Sagehorn filed the suits earlier this year in response to his school suspension following a social media ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School Board, at an upcoming meeting, will consider adding two “floating” custodial positions for districtwide work and substituting. Staff in virtually all district departments accrue paid time off for illness or vacation, and custodians wh...Read More
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