Education

Talented musicians from all three of the comprehensive high schools earned accolades in recent competitions. Twelve Maple Grove Senior High students, nine Osseo Senior High students and four Park Center Senior High students were named to the 2014 All Conference Orchestra. Twenty-two Osseo Senior High students and four Park Center Senior High students were named [...]

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Dist. 30 Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and St. Michael-Albertville Supt. James Behle presented a bill in Education Finance committee (SF 2567) that would help offset funding inequity for Dist. 885. “I have long been dismayed by the education funding inequity for the school districts in Senate District 30. The bill we heard today in committee will [...]

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More than 70 Maple Grove Senior High singers, instrumentalists and members of the dance and hockey teams lent their talents to present, “Perform to Defeat ALS” Saturday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the MGSH Auditorium. Maple Grove senior Elliot Britt is the creator and director of this charity event, and will donate its proceeds [...]

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Osseo Senior High’s Health Science Magnet Program is excited to share its most recent curriculum partnership with the Culinary Arts program at OSH. The Health for Medical Careers course, taught by Amy Grider and the Culinary Arts 1 course led by Rebecca Cranston collaborated to address the issue of special medical needs related to nutrition. [...]

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Osseo Area Schools has approved district-wide grade reconfiguration for its elementary, junior high and senior high schools. The Independent School District 279 School Board approved the shift to pre-k (or kindergarten for some buildings) through 5th grade elementary schools, 6th-8th grade middle schools and 9th-12th grade high schools on March 18. The shift will begin [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board has agreed with a committee it formed that the best way to deal with crowding in the school district is to bring forward a bond referendum. Lease levies could help, but with only $17.5 million available, they would not provide enough [...]

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Parents should mark their calendars and plan to attend a Kindergarten Orientation, a special event for parents/guardians and kindergarteners who will be starting school this coming fall. Attendees will meet teachers, the principal and other staff, as well as tour the school. People will also hear how they can support a student’s education and learn [...]

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Osseo OEC (Opportunities in Emergency Care) students had a strong showing at the 28th annual Emergency Care State competition Saturday, Feb. 22, at Spring Lake Park High School. Osseo sent 17 teams consisting of students from Osseo, Maple Grove, Park Center, Wayzata and Buffalo high schools. The competition challenged students academically and physically through a [...]

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