Education
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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Andrew Piehl and Katelyn Kemmetmueller are Rogers’ nominations for the ExCEL awards, a Minnesota State High School League program recognizing juniors for achievement in the school and community. Piehl is an all-conference football lineman and heavyweight wrestler, currently ranked No. 2 in the...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor Emma Crane and Josh Gearou are Elk River’s nominations for the Triple-A Award, a Minnesota State High School League program honoring seniors for athletic, academic and arts achievement. Crane was also Elk River’s ExCEL Award nominee last year (a program for juniors) ...Read More
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Everyone remembers a favorite teacher, someone who motivates and inspires students for a lifetime. Minnesotans have the opportunity again this fall to nominate that unique educator for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Nominations opened Oct. 1 and remain open through Nov. 15. Nominations can be submit...Read More
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• State didn’t meddle with Homecoming fundraiser but work toward healthier choices for Snow Week will be expected, state says by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River High School could not get an exemption for its homecoming food sale fundraiser, but an official for the Minnesota Department of Education a...Read More
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• Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will impede Homecoming fund drive for high school scholarships by Jim Boyle Editor College scholarships will be some of the newest victims of the calorie-shaving, sodium-lowering Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Improving child nutrition is the focal point of...Read More
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• New class at middle schools to help prepare next generation of computer programmers by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District will begin preparing the next generation of computer programmers when school begins next week. Sixth-grade students across the district will take computer ...Read More
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• New course will give kids a glimpse into several world languages, and other cultures   by Jim Boyle Editor Members of the Elk River Area School Board got their first good look at courses that will replace a middle school health and Family and Consumer Science class. Seventh- and eighth-gra...Read More
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