Education

Successor hoped to remain open, accessible to people Back in 1988, Michael Sullivan’s son wanted to take the PSAT, but his high school had run out of tests. Sullivan was flabbergasted by that failure and did some investigating, made some phone calls, wrote a few letters and found a way to get tests delivered so [...]

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Three seats on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board will be up for election Nove. 5. This includes districts three, four and six. Community members living within these districts who are interested in serving on the board must file for election between July 30 and Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. Members serve four-year terms. · DISTRICT THREE [...]

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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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