Education

Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]

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Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative TIES (Technology and Information Education Services), an education technology collaborative, announced that Jim Burgett, school board member of the Osseo School District has joined TIES Executive Committee. Forty-nine member school districts elect the executive committee, which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees and has general responsibility for the [...]

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Mark Schindele, an Osseo Senior High alumn, is the new president of Target Canada. In this role he is responsible for leading the Target Canada team. Schindele joined Target in 1999. During his tenure, he has helped in the launching new store formats, including PFresh, CityTarget and Target Express. He was previously the vice president [...]

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Kaleidoscope Charter School of Otsego has received approval by the State of Minnesota and their authorizer, Volunteers of America, to expand through 12th grade. KCS is a tuition free, public charter school serving families in the Otsego, Elk River, Rogers, Albertville, Monticello, St. Michael, Big Lake and Zimmerman communities. KCS prides itself on offering a [...]

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Companies, volunteers assist remodeling at new FYCC home One of the “Cs” in FYCC stands for community. And as Families and Youth Community Connections relocates to its new home at the former Albertville City Hall, community was at the center of a remodeling project. That’s because FYCC teamed up with Home Depot and Behr Paint [...]

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In highlighting the 2014-15 General Budget, Buffalo Dist. 877 staff said the district would spend down the fund balance to restore programming and help reduce class sizes. The board also reviewed the superintendent’s evaluation and took action on other issues.   2014-15 General Budget  The 2014-15 budget represents a financial operating plan for the school [...]

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Having earned “Outstanding Overall Production” and “Outstanding Overall Performance,” Maple Grove Senior High students performed a selection from their fall musical, “Guys and Dolls” at the Hennepin Theatre Trust SpotLight Musical Theatre Showcase. Individually, Kevin Brown made it to the Top 24 and Ryan Haff made it to the Top 12 in the Triple Threat [...]

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Teaching students how to contribute to community is one important aspect of education at Osseo Area Schools. One of the ways that goal manifests itself at Maple Grove Junior High is through the H2O For Life project. H2O for Life connects schools in the United States with schools in developing countries to complete WASH (Water, [...]

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