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District breaks ground on additions to Zimmerman High School
Published November 9, 2015 at 9:26 pm
Students use their noodles
Published November 9, 2015 at 6:01 am
Twin Lakes Elementary School students raised more than $21,000 that will go toward purchasing Chromebooks for them, technology for staff and more resources for specialists. For their efforts, they turned Twin Lakes Principal Dan Collins into a huge bowl of spaghetti. Students who sold 10 items or...
High school band to honor vets on Nov. 10
Published November 8, 2015 at 6:23 am
The Elk River High School band program will recognize each branch of the armed services at a 7 p.m. Veteran’s Day program on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at Zabee Theater at Elk River High School. There will be a special guest performance by the North Suburban Chorale singing Battle Hymn of the Republic....
Twin Lakes to honor veterans on Nov. 11
Published November 8, 2015 at 6:03 am
Twin Lakes Elementary School, located at 10051 191st Ave. NW, will honor veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The community is welcome to attend. There will be a coffee and doughnuts reception starting at 8:30 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony at 9:30 a.m. by the Elk River Police Honor Guard. A program...
Parker to host reception for vets
Published November 8, 2015 at 5:15 am
Parker Elementary School will host a reception for students, their family members and veteran guests at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the school. A program will follow.
Elk River math team races to 1st-place finish at opening meet
Published November 4, 2015 at 3:36 pm
by Trevor Hass Sports Reporter The Elk River High School math team competed in its first meet of the year Monday night. The team still excelled despite losing state champion Jordan Haack to graduation. The Elks won the meet by 14 points over second-place Blaine in an eight-team division. Alex...
Schmit delivers speech at Elk River High to convey power of Silent Impact
Published November 3, 2015 at 11:56 am
by Trevor Hass Sports Reporter Every day in high school, Twins star Joe Mauer sat with his blind friend, Mike, at lunch and walked him to class. By the end of the semester, all of Mauer’s friends consistently fought over who would get to walk Mike to class. When KSTP-TV Sports Director and...
District 728 math league grows exponentially
Published October 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm
by Trevor Hass Sports Reporter Curt Michener had wanted to organize a middle school math league for years. This year, thanks to some funding, the idea came to fruition and the turnout has been terrific so far. Ninety students are registered in total, and 78 attended the second meet on Monday, Oct....
Bezek calls for equity in school aid during impassioned plea
Published October 13, 2015 at 9:16 am
The Elk River Area School Board Superintendent Monday night made an hour-long impassioned plea to local legislators to find a way to achieve equity in local school aid. Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer (R-Big Lake) and Rep. Eric Lucero (R-Dayton) were on hand to respond and offer their input.
Four local students earn National Merit Scholarship semifinalist honor
Published October 8, 2015 at 1:41 pm
by Trevor Hass Sports Reporter A couple years ago, Jeff Knollenberg gave his son, Zach, some uncommon advice. He encouraged him to not get a job. Instead, Jeff suggested he spend hours studying for the ACT and PSAT. “I told him if he did well on those tests he could earn $100,000,” Jeff...