Education

Riding the bus to Oxbow Creek Elementary School this past school year was safer and more fun for most students. Thanks to a new Bully-Free Bus program initiated by assistant principal Tracee Cahalan, students engaged in the year-long program designed to keep students safe and to take responsibility for keeping their busses bully-free. Cahalan said [...]

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  Action late in the 2013 session by the Minnesota Legislature reduced the cut in Anoka-Hennepin School District’s integration funding from the state to $300,000 from the anticipated $450,000. But the Anoka-Hennepin School Board and district administrators were unaware of that when the board voted May 28 to discontinue the contracts of 22 SLAs (student [...]

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The Champlin Park Marching Band will be busy this weekend performing in three parades. First up is Milaca’s Gateway to Northland Parade scheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 20. Saturday, June 22, the band will head to Rogers for Rockin’ Rogers Days. Parade begins at noon and travels down Main Street onto Community Drive, [...]

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board members’ game plan has every athlete experiencing the thrill of victory and avoiding the agony of defeat. That means winning not only on the playing field, but winning valuable life lessons along the way. Toward that end, at its June 10 work session, board members directed Jeff McGonigal, associate superintendent of high [...]

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With the sound of drums and the tradition of a pipe ceremony to mark the occasion, 39 graduating seniors in Anoka-Hennepin School District’s Indian Education program were honored by their parents and their program advisors at the annual year-end Senior Honoring Banquet. “Work hard and be prepared for anything as those doors open for you,” [...]

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mmer thanks to the district’s Child Nutrition Program (CNP) and United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program. Anoka-Hennepin will offer free meals for all children ages 2 to 18 at the 14 locations — 13 schools and one church. It is not necessary for the child to attend school at the host [...]

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  Champlin Park’s Robotics team competed at state just barely getitng bumped from the top ten. They took 11th place this year.   “We had such a great time competing and meeting new friends and we hope this will spark more interest in the coming years,” said Mike Hilber, robotics advisor. “Four of the outstanding [...]

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Congressional politics invaded Peder Engebretson’s ninth grade government class Monday, May 20 when U.S. Rep. Erik Paulson made a visit to the Compass Program at Bell Center, one of Anoka-Hennepin’s alternative high school programs in Coon Rapids. Paulsen’s visit offered the classes students a rare glimpse into the everyday life of a congressman, from the [...]

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