Education

In celebration of Character Recognition Day on May 8, Synergy & Leadership Exchange presented awards for positive character development to 17 schools and four community programs at the Character Recognition Awards Ceremony at the Minnesota State Capitol. Maple Grove Senior High received two Promising Practices Awards. The first award, “Action for Reaction,” is a student-led [...]

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For the third time this year, an Osseo Area Schools employee has earned the highest state-level recognition available in his/her respective profession. The Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO) has named Kelly Benusa, director of business services for the School District, the 2014 Minnesota School Business Official of the Year. The School District’s Business [...]

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Osseo Junior High student Kylie Kasprick, 13, of Brooklyn Park, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of President Barack Obama. Amie Mondl, Hennepin County 4-H Program Coordinator, nominated [...]

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Osseo Senior High School is celebrating its Spring Fling/Prom Week now through May 17. The continued days of the week will be: Thursday is Hawaiian Day and Friday is Spirit Day. A pepfest will take place Friday from noon to 12:30 p.m. There will be a carnival with different activities for students from 12:30 to [...]

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An innovative teaching project developed by a local educator is getting a boost, thanks to a foundation created by Education Minnesota members. “My Book Followed Me Home…Can I Read It?” joins 41 other classroom and classroom technology projects as the 2013 recipients of grants from the Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. [...]

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by Jordee Kalk Murphy News Service   U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recognized Osseo Senior High School for its successful exchange student program. The commendation goes to United States high schools that support public diplomacy efforts by hosting high school exchange students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The AFS Intercultural Program, a [...]

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The Maple Grove Senior High Theatre Boosters will be presenting their annual “CenterStage” production this year at the Maple Grove Senior High School on May 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17. All performances will start at 7 p.m. This year’s show is entitled “CenterStage [Act 4] — Live!” and it will be a concert-style program [...]

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The Maple Grove Lions Club has announced this year’s winners of the Dick Reimer/Maple Grove Lion Clubs Scholarships for the class of 2014. A total of $25,000 has been awarded to graduating seniors who reside in Maple Grove including one $5,000 scholarship and twenty $1,000 scholarships to be used for tuition at a university, college [...]

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