Anoka-Hennepin School District

Champlin Park among schools impacted by district’s decision By OLIVIA KOESTER ABC Newspapers Under Anoka-Hennepin’s middle school acceleration policy, revised in the fall of 2013, 35 requests for middle school students to play on high school teams were granted this past year. “I think we were a little shocked at first with what seemed to […]

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by Olivia Koestner ABC Newspapers Under Anoka-Hennepin’s middle school acceleration policy, revised in the fall of 2013, 35 requests for middle school students to play on high school teams were granted this past year. “I think we were a little shocked at first with what seemed to be a large number,” School Board Chairperson Tom […]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   After hearing nearly an hour of testimony, primarily in response to recommendations from District 11’s anti-bullying and anti-harassment task force, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board Aug. 25 shuffled those recommendations to an internal leadership team for review. The task force, comprised of 29 members – students, Anoka-Hennepin staff and community […]

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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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Prior to Tuesday’s quarterfinal loss, only one team had beaten Champlin Park all season – Armstrong. In a rematch between Northwest Suburban Conference titans, the Champlin Park Rebels fell short against the Armstrong Falcons on Thursday in a 10-9 loss. Ironically, the Rebels lost by the same score to NWSC champs back in April. Marjie […]

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Defense may win championships, but high-powered offense certainly doesn’t hurt. Champlin Park’s girls lacrosse team piled up 47 goals in three Section 7 tournament games on May 28 through June 4. They capped it with a 12-10 victory over Coon Rapids for the title on Wednesday, June 4, at Irondale High School. “We took care […]

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