Anoka-Hennepin School District

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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One last line of defense helped keep a spotless win-loss record for Champlin Park all season through their section title run. Senior goalie Bryce Plunkett has come up with key saves when needed in tight games, which allowed the Rebels to go 9-0 in the regular season and win the Northwest Suburban Conference title. A [...]

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By Olivia Koester Staff Writer   More than 600 students presented projects at the Anoka-Hennepin District 11 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fair at Champlin Park High School Feb. 8. Any student in the district, K-12, is eligible to showcase his or her work at the fair. Eighteen schools sent students this year. The STEM [...]

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Grace Baltich issues public apology BY MEGAN HOPPS SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   An Anoka-Hennepin School Board candidate is being accused of plagiarizing posts on her campaign’s Facebook page. A WordPress blog site was created by “a group of concerned parents and citizens” comparing posts from Grace Baltich’s campaign Facebook page and exact word-for-word quotes from [...]

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