Education

Osseo Senior High School celebrated the honor of being the first high school in Minnesota to have its automotive program certified under new NATEF standards and regulations. This means OSH is an accredited Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair High School by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation. The NATEF certification process is overseen by an [...]

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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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City of Corcoran re-evaluates costs surrounding project By Linda Herkenhoff SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   A big change of plans concerning a varsity baseball field project on Rockford Area School-owned land in the city of Corcoran was made by a unanimous decision of the Rockford School Board at its March 17 meeting. The project has not [...]

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If you are unsure about your education and career goals, you are not alone! Are you doing anything to help set your career goals? Not sure where to start? The free, online Minnesota Online Career Workshops starting March 31 may be for you!

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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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