Education
by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Elk River Area School Board elections have a history of providing some of the most hotly contested area races. The number of candidates often hits double digits. Not this year. Three of the five Elk River Area School Board on this fall’s ballot will not have...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board approved a two-year teachers contract that district officials say will help the district maintain workforce competitiveness and plan for financial challenges. The salary schedule will be improved by 1.25 percent the first year o...Read More
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Teachers approve pact with increases, changes to salary by Jim Boyle ELK RIVER STAR NEWS   The Elk River Area School Board was to vote on a tentative two-year teachers contract June 9 that will provide both increases and changes to the teachers salary schedule. Teachers in the Elk River Educati...Read More
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The Rogers High School bands and choirs recently presented their spring Pops Concert “Stage and Screen” evening at Zabee Theatre in Elk River. “This concert signifies the culmination of a full year of very hard work and dedication by our fine young musicians,” said Christopher Moore, band di...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Hannah Bremer, Wyatt Martin and Tristan Sweet, of Rogers High School, have been selected for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. There were 1.5 million participants, and Bremer, Martin and Sweet are among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants and wi...Read More
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By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Amid growing frustration over the lack of a contract, District 728 teachers took their disappointment public Monday outside District 728 offices. As rain fell and the Elk River Area School Board met in closed session, teachers hoisted placards with messages su...Read More
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Member’s exit to console constituents created hard feelings by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   Jane Bunting, chair of the Elk River School Board, told her elected colleagues in a work session May 5 that she had conferred with the Minnesota School Boards Association on how to bring closure ...Read More
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