Education

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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Four Osseo Area Schools students earned recognition in the Minnesota School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Basswood Elementary students Allison Kiewatt, fifth grader, and Emily Ries, sixth grader, both earned first place in their respective grade-level divisions. Maple Grove Junior High eighth grader Chandra Baviera earned second place and Cedar Island second grader Adriana Dunn earned [...]

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The Maple Grove Women of Today have announced the recipient of this year’s $1,500 Maple Grove Women of Today Scholarship. This year’s winner is Sarah Jackson. Shown are: Maple Grove Women of Today President Carla Hanson, Maple Grove Women of Today LPM Stefany Fleming, scholarship winner Sarah Jackson and Maple Grove Women of Today Scholarship [...]

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Osseo Secondary Transition Center teams up with HTC program Students at the Osseo Secondary Transition Center are finding new opportunities to launch careers, thanks to training in the plastics engineering technology program at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) in Brooklyn Park. The college is recognized as a leader in education in the plastics industry. Career training [...]

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The number of moms returning to college to complete their degrees is higher than ever. With flexible, high-caliber programs now available online, more moms are choosing to earn their degrees online in order to balance family time and work commitments with school. Arizona State University Online, one of the country’s leading online programs, offers the [...]

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