Education

BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment results show that math and reading proficiency among Osseo Area Schools students, overall, are trending near the state average. “Student proficiency in math, reading and science is holding steady overall,” according to a district statement. “Among nine categories with at least 100 students, the [...]

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August is a busy time of year for teachers as they prepare for the coming school year. Osseo School District’s Fair Oaks Elementary preschool teacher Etta Rassier thought she was attending the typical back-to-school staff meeting on Tuesday morning; what she wasn’t prepared for was the surprise of being named national Teacher of the Year [...]

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Two incumbents not running, nine file BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   There are nine candidates who have filed to run for three open Osseo Area School Board seats in this year’s general election. The school board is comprised of six board members. Jim Burgett, Tammie Epley and Teresa Lunt are up for re-election, [...]

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The Maple Grove Music Boosters has announced this year’s winner of their annual scholarship award. Stephen Strate is the recipient. The Music Boosters award a scholarship annually to a graduating senior of Maple Grove Senior High who is enrolled in the choir, orchestra or band programs. Students are chosen based on their commitment to the [...]

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Osseo, Maple Grove students spend a week preparing for life after high school An innovative business plan to develop a voice activated pillow that connects to people’s smart phone was praised by a panel of industry investors and was crafted in just one week by a group of high school students. Dozens of business plans [...]

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The District 279 Foundation raised more than $7,100 through a successful 5K Fun Run/Walk with more than 400 participants and approximately 50 community volunteers. The event took place at the Elm Creek Park Reserve. A number of students and staff participated in the event as volunteers, runners and walkers. The proceeds from this fundraiser will [...]

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