district 728

• Committees from five schools to take their work to the community next by Jim Boyle Editor Committees of parents at five of the Elk River Area School District’s most crowded schools have met individually and as group to prepare a list of short-term and long-term solutions. The group, 42 members in all, presented its [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

We were shocked to hear that the District 728 administration is recommending reducing the Elk River High School band director to a part-time position. Music and the arts are inherent to and are unquestionably fundamental to our district’s ability to successfully carry out its mission: to educate, inspire and empower all of our learners. A [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The Minnesota Reading Corps (MRC) has openings for 11 literacy tutors and another eight openings for Minnesota Math Corps tutor positions. The MRC tutors work in District 728 elementary schools and in early childhood programs. The MRC is a statewide initiative to help every Minnesota child become a successful reader by the end of third [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Jim Boyle Editor Troy Anderson spent six years as an elementary school teacher before shifting his focus as an educator to technology. It was the third- and fourth-grade students who inspired him to make the transition. When he got his start in education, the World Wide Web was new on the educational scene. He [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

District 728 Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from local artists to design a unique and inviting entryway and plaza to their outdoor Nature Explore Classroom overlooking Handke Stadium in Elk River. The public art commission is open to all professional artists, artisans, architects, landscape architects, or a team [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Elk River High School •Roxanne Carter-Wyatt (.6 speech language therapist) new to the district-shared position with Zimmerman High School, 10th year of experience •Steve Hamilton (1.0 social studies) new to the district, 12th year of experience •Emily Montag (1.0 English) worked part time at Elk River High School last year, second year of experience •Andria [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Twin Lakes Elementary School in Elk River will host Wild West Arts Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Students have been busy making artwork since January to create a stampede of western art. Each student will have at least two pieces of art on display. That is over 1,700 pieces of artwork. Other activities: •An [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow