education
• Bond referendum and operating levy pass with 58 percent support of electorate by Jim Boyle Editor Voters in the Elk River Area School District approved both a bond referendum for more than $98 million and an 10-year annual operating levy for nearly $6 million Tuesday at the polls. Both question...Read More
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• $98 million bond issue and $5.9 million operating levy would alleviate crowding, lower class sizes, equalize high schools, provide dedicated early childhood space by Jim Boyle Editor Voters in the Elk River Area School District will decide on a $98.03 million bond referendum, and a $5.9 million ...Read More
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• Event at Elk River High School attracts more than 2,000 kids by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer High school students in grades nine through 12 toured the college fair at Elk River High School Sept. 25, getting a glimpse of their postsecondary options from 90 facilities that attended the event...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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The year 2013 brought good news for education. The Minnesota Legislature approved additional funds for early childhood education and for all-day kindergarten. Eighty-six percent of local school levies were approved. Money borrowed from school districts during poor economic times have been repaid. Th...Read More
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