Anoka Hennepin

By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The giving season is here and Oxbow Creek Elementary students are getting a head start by lending a helping hand in their community. Together, students and staff planted more than 20 fruit trees on school grounds with the help of Fruits of the City: The Minnesota Project, a program […]

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Anoka-Hennepin School Board member Dr. Scott Wenzel died unexpectedly at his home Nov. 8. He was 56 years old. Wenzel had served on the School Board since January 1996 – more than 18 years. He represented families – the sons and daughters of his neighbors – and community members in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Fridley and […]

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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 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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Amy Quinn and Matt Van Zee of Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools were recognized as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2013 Education Technology Conference at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency on Dec. 17. They were among 91 teachers from 48 districts. The teachers were chosen by their superintendents for the TIES Exceptional Teacher award, which recognizes teachers […]

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BY ROXI REJALI CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Have you been to a school cafeteria lately? The menu choices might surprise you: salad bars, black-bean salsa and pizza with whole-wheat crust. They’re designed to meet new federal nutrition standards that have shrunk portion sizes, trimmed fat and sodium, and increased fruits and vegetables. Familiar cafeteria items like […]

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Vehicle Day is headed to Champlin Park High School Saturday, May 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Vehicle Day is an event for children to see the vehicles that come and go through their neighborhood up close, and even sit in the driver’s seat. The opportunity just might inspire a child to imagine themselves as […]

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