Education

Financing members say its time to assemble committees by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board resumed its discussions of student enrollment and building capacities. Board members even looked at financing options to correct issues of crowding at several schools and equity across the district. With the help of [...]

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Meeting discusses workforce readiness related to high school and youngest learners by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce and the Elk River Area School Board both act and make decisions with wide community interests in mind, but not until Oct. 25 had they met in a forum to discuss [...]

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5 schools in southern district over capacity At the recent Dist. 728 School Board Work Session the Board, staff and audience members heard scenarios for potential building expansion in Dist. 728 from Wold Architects and Engineers as well as the district’s Auditorium Committee. While no plans have been solidified, Vaughn Dierks, representing Wold, did present [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   Thanks to the efforts of an independent booster group and a volunteer director, Rogers students will step back in time and present “Our Town” in three performances next weekend at Word of Peace Church. This will be a first for Rogers, which has never had a fall [...]

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Josi Dotterer and Alyssa Wisner are sophomores, barely into their second year of high school at Rogers. But their school is asking them and all sophomores to think ahead a few years when they’re out of high school and looking for that next career step — whether in college or a trade. The school hosted [...]

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Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit  Scholarship Program. Among the semifinalists are Rogers High School seniors Jennifer Day and Erica Loukasa. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships [...]

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