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Weaver Lake Elementary was awarded a grant for its Makerspace with Rigor and Rubrics program. Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) awarded Weaver Lake a Champion Creatively Alive Children Grant to support the makerspace program. Inspired by MIT’s Life Long Kindergarten approach to creative-analytical exploring, Weaver Lake has created a makerspace […]

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Two Osseo Area Schools elementary magnet schools have earned national honors from Magnet Schools of America, an organization that provides leadership and instructional support to magnet schools across the U.S. Both Weaver Lake Elementary and Birch Grove Elementary School have been named a 2014 National Magnet School of Distinction. Only 13 schools in Minnesota earned […]

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Two Osseo Area School students earned recognition for their performance in the first WordMasters Challenge meet held in 2013. Oak View Elementary fifth grader Kaylee Wingness earned a perfect (20 out of 20) score on this national vocabulary test and Weaver Lake Elementary third grader Grace Bunge earned the score of Outstanding (19 out of […]

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A team representing Weaver Lake Elementary School/ISD 279 achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. The third grade team scored an impressive 171 points out of a possible 200 in the first of three meets this year, placing eighth in the nation. Third grade […]

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With the help of parent volunteers, Weaver Lake kindergarteners engaged their natural curiosity during a STEM Day. They explored magnets, gears, objects that sink and float, and built creations with K’Nex and Clix Blocks. The budding engineers made observations, sorted and classified, and noted the characteristics and properties of the hands-on materials. The day served […]

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Students check out tornado vehicle Students at Weaver Lake Elementary School had some reality television excitement Monday, Sept. 17. A special guest stopped by the school The TIV (Tornado Intercept Vehicle) was parked at the school for second through sixth graders to check out. The TIV was featured on the Discovery Channel show “Storm Chasers.” […]

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