Elk River Area School Board

• 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 coding instead of the 21st century skills class this school year, [...]

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• Media specialists, teachers have been collaborating to prepare new curriculum by Jim Boyle Editor Elementary school students will have a new subject to learn this year. Technology and media literacy has been added across the board K-5, an addition made possible by shaving some time off specialist classes taught by gym, art and music [...]

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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-grade students will be taking Introduction [...]

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Larry Farber, a former Elk River City Council member and Sherburne County commissioner, has filed for the District 1 seat on the Elk River Area School Board. That seat is currently held by Shane Steinbrecher. The others to have filed include Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka and incumbent Tony Walter for two available at-large seats. Jane Bunting has [...]

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• Four seats up for vote, including northern and southern election districts by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School District will open filings May 20 for four elected board seats that will be decided next November. The filing period extends through 5 p.m. June 3. School Board members whose seats are up for [...]

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