Education
Kayla Mack Kayla Mack, a 2009 graduate of Elk River High School, is working toward becoming a nurse anesthetist. She recently completed her application for her master’s program, and she plans on going for her doctorate for nurse practitioner to achieve her goal. Mack knew in high school she wanted...Read More
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Students in the Elk River Area School District will make up two days they missed due to weather cancellations. The Elk River Area School Board approved make-up days for Friday, May 1, and Thursday, June 4. Students will have school on those days. The School Board decided that the next two canceled s...Read More
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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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