Education

Filing by candidates for the November General Election ended Tuesday, Aug. 12. 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 a.m. and 8 p.m. As of the Tuesday deadline time, the following candidates had [...]

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The Rockford Area School Board discussed a number of items at its July meeting, including an update of the summer construction at various area schools, the adoption of the health and safety policies for the upcoming academic year and a contract agreement with the University of St. Thomas regarding student teaching. CONSTRUCTION Construction, which has [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   As Elk River Area School District principals and officials are planning for school to resume in about five weeks, they are asking the School Board to consider amending the pay scale for substitute teachers. The district’s current pay scale for those workers has been in place without changes since [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   For a reading-focused program, there was a lot of singing and dancing. Building enthusiasm helps. “Come on in. Come on in. Come on in. Come on in,” a two-sided row of principals, college interns and other helpers sang inside the Northview Junior High School entrance doors as Freedom [...]

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Catholic school hosts Camp Invention Go ahead, invent something. You never know, your creation might just be featured on national TV. That’s exactly what happened to St. Michael Catholic School soon-to-be-eighth-grader Jonathan Haller, who earlier this year appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in the new show’s first ever week. Fallon aired a [...]

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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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The Dist. 877 Buffalo School Board expects to make a decision at its Aug. 11 meeting regarding a potential bond election for this November. At its recent board meeting, the board heard another update from Finance and Operations Director Gary Kawlewski and Buildings and Grounds Director John Heltunen about facility needs around the district and [...]

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Open House July 29   New Horizon Academy, Champlin (9051 White Oak Trail N.), will host a fall open house Tuesday, July 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Parents and their children are invited to tour the facility and classrooms, meet teachers and staff and learn more about New Horizon’s early education programs. The “Magic [...]

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