Education

Osseo Senior High School recently announced the names of students on the 2013-14 third trimester ‘A’ honor roll. These students include:   GRADE 12 Elyse Anderson, Norcorafatimah Armstead, Oluwatoyosi Arogbokun, Ruth Atinda, Moises Aviles Hinostroza, Jacob Ballanger, Lindsey Beisner, Adam Berkowitz, Austin Berry, Samuel Bolt, Megan Bonesteel, Lindsey Borgeson, Brendan Botzet, Nicholas Brecht, Drew Caneff, [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   Anoka-Hennepin has expelled fewer students in recent years. Seven years ago, the district hit a record high, expelling 133 students during the 2006-2007 school year. Two years ago, 100 students were expelled by the board, and now, that number has been nearly halved. Fifty-three students were expelled in 2013-2014. [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The Anoka-Hennepin School Board gave administrators the green light to pursue a districtwide grading policy at the body’s work session June 16. Currently, teachers each employ their own grading scales, which means that secondary students have several to keep track of. So, what does a particular letter grade indicate [...]

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The Rockford Area School Board, District 883, discussed a number of items at its June meeting, including a new board appointment, a new music instructor, construction and the teaching evaluation process. BOARD APPOINTMENT Due to a recent vacancy on the School Board in the wake of member Peter Grimm’s resignation, the board advertised for interested [...]

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Summer break offers youth an opportunity to explore personal interests in more depth. These students are doing just that while at SCRUBS Camp at Osseo Senior High. They are learning about careers in the medical field, visiting clinics, chiropractors and a vet hospital. They are also learning about emergency medical equipment, bandaging, splinting, first aid [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   St. Michael Middle School East students will have a new assistant principal come fall. After five years in STMA, former assistant principal Ben Bakeberg recently accepted a job at Heritage Christian Academy in Maple Grove. Replacing Bakeberg is Chad Libby, a Hanover resident who spent 12 years in the [...]

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‘Still among lowest in conference’ Faced with potential budget deficits over the next three years, the St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved raising activity fees. The board also discussed a parent’s request to allow youth group activity use on Wednesdays after 6 p.m., and approved the preliminary 2014/15 budget.   ACTIVITY FEES An activity fee committee [...]

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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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