Education

Osseo Junior High School placed third at the Mathcounts Regional Competition in February in St. Paul. The regional competition consisted of two individual rounds and a team round. All three parts are used to determine a team score. The top two teams and top four individuals advance to state. The Osseo’s team’s came in third [...]

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Nearly one in three Minnesota third-graders can’t read this sentence, and nearly 40 percent of eighth graders are not proficient in math? The purpose of MN Math and Reading Corps is to improve that trend. Osseo Area Schools is currently seeking 22 full-time and 10 part-time MN Math and Reading Corps tutors for the 2014-15 [...]

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The Osseo Area Schools-ISD 279 Adult Basic Education Center celebrated the GED graduation of 32 students on March 17.  School board members Teresa Lunt, Tammie Epley and Dean Henke, Superintendent Kate Maguire and Director of Community Engagement Brian Siverson-Hall joined over 200 guests to offer their congratulations. The Adult Basic Education Center provides free instruction [...]

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Great minds came together at the recent Destination Imagination (DI) Competition on Feb. 22. The Maple Grove Junior High School eight grade team, “Sometime Ironic,” took first place in the Middle Level Improv Category. The team has won this category two years in a row now. The team members of “Something Ironic” are: Nika Khadem, [...]

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Osseo Senior High’s Sandra Yimbo recently won the Minnesota Student Readiness Award, which celebrates achievement and college readiness. Among 21 students receiving the award, Yimbo was named the state finalist. This is the first time Minnesota has participated in the campaign, which includes a total of eight states this year. Yimbo was honored on March [...]

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Talented musicians from all three of the comprehensive high schools earned accolades in recent competitions. Twelve Maple Grove Senior High students, nine Osseo Senior High students and four Park Center Senior High students were named to the 2014 All Conference Orchestra. Twenty-two Osseo Senior High students and four Park Center Senior High students were named [...]

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More than 70 Maple Grove Senior High singers, instrumentalists and members of the dance and hockey teams lent their talents to present, “Perform to Defeat ALS” Saturday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the MGSH Auditorium. Maple Grove senior Elliot Britt is the creator and director of this charity event, and will donate its proceeds [...]

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Osseo Senior High’s Health Science Magnet Program is excited to share its most recent curriculum partnership with the Culinary Arts program at OSH. The Health for Medical Careers course, taught by Amy Grider and the Culinary Arts 1 course led by Rebecca Cranston collaborated to address the issue of special medical needs related to nutrition. [...]

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