Education

Spring break included in 2015-16 The St. Michael-Albertville School Board approved the first reading of the next two school year calendars, including a spring break next year (2015-16). The board also heard a request from teachers to allow a school location attendance exception for teachers’ children. CALENDARS The board approved school year calendars for the […]

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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News A citizen-led group aimed at getting a “yes, yes” vote on Nov. 4 for the Elk River Area School District bond and levy referendum has turned up its efforts. Community for Kids set up a phone bank this past week and volunteers will be at it again today. […]

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Board asks that food going into garbage be monitored by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Lunch may not count as a subject in school, but it has been a hot topic among students in District 728 this fall. The discussion reached the Elk River Area School Board at a recent work session. Students and staff last […]

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Do you have what it takes to be a princess? Maple Grove Junior High students will perform the highly acclaimed musical “Once Upon a Mattress” for audiences next month. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “Princess and the Pea,” the musical features the enduring story line of a mother’s wish to get the […]

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The campaign for the Maple Grove Senior All Night Party is underway. The party committee hosted its kickoff meeting Oct. 12. The all-night party will take place graduation night, Saturday, June 6. The all night party is planned and chaperoned by parents/guardians of the senior class. Adult help is needed to ensure a safe and […]

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For the 25th consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Osseo Area Schools’ business services department with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award recognizes the district’s high-quality financial reporting to the community through an exceptional comprehensive annual financial report that demonstrates credibility, confidence and transparency. According to the […]

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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (BHM) School Dist. 877 will have a bond question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. The proposed $33 million bond includes a variety of projects that touch every school in the district. The number one project in the bond is the improvements to safety and security in the schools. Hanover Elementary, along  […]

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The proposed levy for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 is currently showing a total of $12,206,701. This is a .54% decrease from last year or a decrease of $65,757. Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawlewski told the school board that there are a number of factors that affect the calculations including but not limited to enrollment, […]

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