Education

Plans include 3rd wing for Rogers High School by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   The Elk River Area School Board agreed to present $104 million in bond and levy questions before all district voters next Election Day. Officials will enter the 2014-15 school year with intent to address space needs at Rogers High School and [...]

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$98 million package to include Rogers auditorium by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   The Elk River Area School Board anticipates voting on a bond and operating levy referendum slated for the November elections. The district property improvements and additions that board members reviewed in a proposal during a June 16 workshop would require estimated bonding [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Elk River Area School Board elections have a history of providing some of the most hotly contested area races. The number of candidates often hits double digits. Not this year. Three of the five Elk River Area School Board on this fall’s ballot will not have a [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board approved a two-year teachers contract that district officials say will help the district maintain workforce competitiveness and plan for financial challenges. The salary schedule will be improved by 1.25 percent the first year of the contract and 1.5 percent the second [...]

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Teachers approve pact with increases, changes to salary by Jim Boyle ELK RIVER STAR NEWS   The Elk River Area School Board was to vote on a tentative two-year teachers contract June 9 that will provide both increases and changes to the teachers salary schedule. Teachers in the Elk River Education Association approved the two-year [...]

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The Rogers High School bands and choirs recently presented their spring Pops Concert “Stage and Screen” evening at Zabee Theatre in Elk River. “This concert signifies the culmination of a full year of very hard work and dedication by our fine young musicians,” said Christopher Moore, band director. “I am truly impressed by the tremendous improvement [...]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Hannah Bremer, Wyatt Martin and Tristan Sweet, of Rogers High School, have been selected for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. There were 1.5 million participants, and Bremer, Martin and Sweet are among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants and will be recognized this fall at the start of [...]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Amid growing frustration over the lack of a contract, District 728 teachers took their disappointment public Monday outside District 728 offices. As rain fell and the Elk River Area School Board met in closed session, teachers hoisted placards with messages such as “teachers have value,” “honk if [...]

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