Education

Filing for election begins Tuesday, July 29 and ends Tuesday, Aug. 12. Candidates that have filed may withdraw up until Thursday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 4. Residents will be able to vote for their city election, as well as other state and federal government elections between 7 [...]

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Kaleidoscope Charter School of Otsego has received approval by the State of Minnesota and their authorizer, Volunteers of America, to expand through 12th grade. KCS is a tuition free, public charter school serving families in the Otsego, Elk River, Rogers, Albertville, Monticello, St. Michael, Big Lake and Zimmerman communities. KCS prides itself on offering a [...]

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Companies, volunteers assist remodeling at new FYCC home One of the “Cs” in FYCC stands for community. And as Families and Youth Community Connections relocates to its new home at the former Albertville City Hall, community was at the center of a remodeling project. That’s because FYCC teamed up with Home Depot and Behr Paint [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   St. Michael Middle School East students will have a new assistant principal come fall. After five years in STMA, former assistant principal Ben Bakeberg recently accepted a job at Heritage Christian Academy in Maple Grove. Replacing Bakeberg is Chad Libby, a Hanover resident who spent 12 years in the [...]

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‘Still among lowest in conference’ Faced with potential budget deficits over the next three years, the St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved raising activity fees. The board also discussed a parent’s request to allow youth group activity use on Wednesdays after 6 p.m., and approved the preliminary 2014/15 budget.   ACTIVITY FEES An activity fee committee [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board was presented with a check for $22,100 from the Wright County United Way. The Wright County United Way covers Monticello, St. Michael and Buffalo but also acknowledges Albertville. Money that is donated to United Way from the four communities stays within the four communities. [...]

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St. Michael-Albertville High School recently hosted the annual Academic and Leadership Awards. The 2014 Students of the Year include: ninth grade, Lizzy Heil; 10th grade, Mitch McKee; 11th grade, Maddie Jesser; and 12th grade, Brian Sukalski. National Level Award recipients include Momilani O’Sullivan, Health Occupations Students of America Leadership Conference 1st place in Medical Reading [...]

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