Education

Osseo, Maple Grove students spend a week preparing for life after high school An innovative business plan to develop a voice activated pillow that connects to people’s smart phone was praised by a panel of industry investors and was crafted in just one week by a group of high school students. Dozens of business plans [...]

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The District 279 Foundation raised more than $7,100 through a successful 5K Fun Run/Walk with more than 400 participants and approximately 50 community volunteers. The event took place at the Elm Creek Park Reserve. A number of students and staff participated in the event as volunteers, runners and walkers. The proceeds from this fundraiser will [...]

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Osseo Schools, First Student deliver bus full of computers to students in Sasabe, Mexico   With the sun at their back and a tank full of gas, the promise of adventure awaits for the 83 percent of Americans who plan to hit the highway for a road trip this summer. Countless travelers set their GPS [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   For a reading-focused program, there was a lot of singing and dancing. Building enthusiasm helps. “Come on in. Come on in. Come on in. Come on in,” a two-sided row of principals, college interns and other helpers sang inside the Northview Junior High School entrance doors as Freedom [...]

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Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]

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Oversees 49-member education technology collaborative TIES (Technology and Information Education Services), an education technology collaborative, announced that Jim Burgett, school board member of the Osseo School District has joined TIES Executive Committee. Forty-nine member school districts elect the executive committee, which implements policies, adopts the proposed budget and fees and has general responsibility for the [...]

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Mark Schindele, an Osseo Senior High alumn, is the new president of Target Canada. In this role he is responsible for leading the Target Canada team. Schindele joined Target in 1999. During his tenure, he has helped in the launching new store formats, including PFresh, CityTarget and Target Express. He was previously the vice president [...]

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