Education
by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School District is in the middle of a busing contract with long-time provider Vision Transportation, based in Elk River, but a new offer from the company with smaller increases for upcoming years is leading the district to request bids from poss...Read More
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Students at VandenBerge Middle School explored Asia in a big way this week — with the world’s largest map of the continent. The map measures 26 feet by 35 feet and is designed as a giant game board to introduce students to the diverse geography of Asia. The map was used for two days this [...]...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor An Elk River High School senior takes the cake when it comes to culinary arts. Tori Morgan was honored at the American Culinary Federation Minneapolis Chef’s Chapter’s 2015 Awards Dinner on Jan. 27 at Bearpath Golf & Country Club. She was awarded three chef coats, a culin...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor The school year is barely half over, but Olaf has already established himself as Salk Middle School’s top celebrity. The English white retriever is a service dog. His assignment is to help students with developmental disabilities and those who are on the autism spectrum. What s...Read More
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Snowstorm, Elk River High School’s annual talent show and fundraiser put on by DECA, will hit at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11 in the Zabee Theater. The event costs $6. Proceeds will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to send kids with muscular dystrophy to summer camp. Snowstorm showcases th...Read More
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Nolan Cameron and Summer Peoples are Zimmerman’s nominees for the ExCEL Award, a Minnesota State High School League program to honor juniors for school and community involvement. Peoples is in cross-country, track, dance team, yearbook, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, LINK (mentoring) and IM...Read More
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Nicole Jurik and Patrick Kossila are Zimmerman’s nominees for the Triple-A Awards, a Minnesota State High School League program honoring seniors for achievements in arts, academics and athletics. Jurik is active in cross-country (state qualifier in 2013), track and National Honor Society, and carr...Read More
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Maddie Mikolich and Caleb Burke are Rogers’ nominees for the Triple-A Awards, a Minnesota State High School League program honoring seniors for arts, academics and athletics achievements. Mikolich was MVP of the conference champion softball team last spring as catcher and one of the top hitter...Read More
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