Education

By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota has a new president. LeMoyne Corgard, previously the physical education teacher at Oxbow Creek Elementary School in Brooklyn Park, assumed the role July 1 after running unopposed for the office earlier this year. Corgard served as AHEM’s vice president for five years, four of which [...]

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The Fourth Annual District 279 Foundation Reading is Fun 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Aug. 16, at Elm Creek Park Reserve. This event is a fundraiser to benefit media centers in each of the Osseo Area Schools. Important times on race day include: • 8 a.m. — registration • 9 a.m. — 1K mascot race [...]

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Plans include 3rd wing for Rogers High School by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer   The Elk River Area School Board agreed to present $104 million in bond and levy questions before all district voters next Election Day. Officials will enter the 2014-15 school year with intent to address space needs at Rogers High School and [...]

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BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   The Osseo Area Schools Board recently approved the budget for the 2014-15 school year, which shows the expected revenues to exceed expenditures by $5 million for the year in the district’s General-Transportation Fund, the largest among the district’s five funds. “Our budget decisions are made using our long-range [...]

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The names of students placed on the ‘A’ honor roll at Maple Grove Senior High School for the 2013-14 third trimester have be released. These students include:   GRADE 12 Lindsey Ahlers, Casey Autey, Abbey Barker, Jessica Barry, Caitlin Barth, Andrew Bauer, Johanna Beaupre, Lauren Berg, Marissa Berghuis, Cora Bourbonais, Gregory Brasier, Lindsay Breidenbach, Ryan [...]

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Osseo Senior High School recently announced the names of students on the 2013-14 third trimester ‘A’ honor roll. These students include:   GRADE 12 Elyse Anderson, Norcorafatimah Armstead, Oluwatoyosi Arogbokun, Ruth Atinda, Moises Aviles Hinostroza, Jacob Ballanger, Lindsey Beisner, Adam Berkowitz, Austin Berry, Samuel Bolt, Megan Bonesteel, Lindsey Borgeson, Brendan Botzet, Nicholas Brecht, Drew Caneff, [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   Anoka-Hennepin has expelled fewer students in recent years. Seven years ago, the district hit a record high, expelling 133 students during the 2006-2007 school year. Two years ago, 100 students were expelled by the board, and now, that number has been nearly halved. Fifty-three students were expelled in 2013-2014. [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   The Anoka-Hennepin School Board gave administrators the green light to pursue a districtwide grading policy at the body’s work session June 16. Currently, teachers each employ their own grading scales, which means that secondary students have several to keep track of. So, what does a particular letter grade indicate [...]

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