Anoka-Hennepin School District

by Olivia Koester Staff Writer     Six candidates vie for three Anoka-Hennepin District 11 School Board seats in the election Nov. 5. The seats are available in District 3, which includes Champlin, portions of Dayton and the northwest portion of Coon Rapids; District 4, which includes portions of Ham Lake, Nowthen and Oak Grove, [...]

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Playoff appears impossible to predict Anyone interested in sizing up the upcoming Section 5AA soccer tournament might be a pretty popular individual to the coaches involved in a field that begins play Thursday, Oct. 10. About all that is known is Maple Grove will carry the most impressive regular season record (11-3-1) into a tournament [...]

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Olivia Koester Staff Writer Earlier this year, District 11 set its sights on becoming the first “Seizure Smart” school district in Minnesota. Last year, district health services staff responded to 514 seizures, according to Cynthia Hiltz, health services coordinator for the district. More than 300 students in District 11 have epilepsy, a condition marked by [...]

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Editors Note: This information was provided by the Anoka-Hennepin School District   “I can’t believe we’re going to eat Olive Garden-food in school,” was the reaction one student had to the new mini raviolis they were taste-testing. Wait—Olive Garden-style food in the schools? What’s that about? Back in April and May, dozens of Anoka-Hennepin students [...]

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by Sue austreng SUN PRESS Newspapers   For the first time in seven years, Anoka-Hennepin District 11 students scored above the state proficiency at every level and every subject in the recently-released Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) test results. Double-digit gains in science and math at the secondary level indicate an especially favorable achievement. “We are [...]

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by Sue Austreng SUN PRESS Newspapers   Their eyes fixed on the goal line, coaches, activity directors, principals, players and parents have put together a proposed game plan to update and refine Anoka-Hennepin School District’s high school athletics policy. The current policy does not allow younger athletes (those who are not yet in high school) [...]

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Nine schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School District have been named as top-performers in the state for Black, Native American and Asian student performance, according to a report released by the Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now (MinnCAN). “This is some of the best, most positive news that I have ever received,” Superintendent Dennis Carlson said. “It [...]

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The Champlin Dayton Athletic Association currently has board openings for a basketball dirctor, a basketball director-elect, a basketball-at large and treasure-elect. Those interested in nominating another individual or being nominated themselves for an open position should express interest by contacting Executive Director John Whalen at: jcwhalen@usinternet.com. Please include the name, address, e-mail, and telephone number [...]

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