Education
by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board discussed concern about potentially higher class sizes for some elementary school students. The board also heard concerns about homework related to internet access, and discussed the hockey arena improvement projec...Read More
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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. T...Read More
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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board supported allowing a common website for all athletic, fine arts and club activities,  This action required a one-time exemption from school board policy. The board also continued discussion about next year’s budget, and heard an update regarding the Bring ...Read More
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The St. Michael-Albertville School Board wishes to increase the district’s reserve fund balance from 1.5 percent to 2 percent. This is in anticipation that the district would need some of the reserve to fund future budgets. The board also approved the World’s Best Workforce, a long-term strategi...Read More
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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   It’s been a cold winter, so cold that St. Michael-Albertville students have had four snow days and one late start since the new year. While one of those closures was due to Gov. Mark Dayton, there is no question, this winter has brought forth record low...Read More
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Following months of planning and community and staff input, the St. Michael-Albertville School Board unanimously authorized implementing full-day kindergarten beginning in fall. The board also approved an editorial draft that will be submitted to the Star Tribune highlighting the school funding ineq...Read More
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