Elk River Area School Board

• With needs of the south in hand, next step will be to ascertain needs of center, north by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Elk River Area School Board members confirmed for administrators March 31 that the district should draft a bond referendum for general election ballots next Nov. 4. The district’s most critical needs may [...]

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• Jorgensen, Walter fought for protecting eighth grade health and music, art and physical education by Jim Boyle, Editor The Elk River Area School Board approved Jan. 27 all of its delimiter proposals, including the controversial ones that were proposed at the elementary and middle school levels. The delimiters were voted on separately by category. When [...]

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The Elk River Area School Board approved Jan. 27 all of its delimiter proposals, including the controversial ones at the elementary and middle school level as proposed and the community education proposal with one significant change. The delimiters were voted on separately by category. When it came time to vote on the middle and elementary [...]

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Jane Bunting has been re-elected chairwoman of the Elk River Area School Board. The Rogers woman was elected to the School Board in 2009 and became the chair in 2013. She got a unanimous nod from her fellow board members at the Jan. 6 organizational meeting at the District 728 Offices. Holly Thompson was also [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor After sifting through the impacts of a win-some, lose-some legislative session, the Elk River Area School Board approved on June 24 its 2013-14 budget. The budget has projected revenues of $126,531,519 and projected expenditures of $129,365,591, resulting in nearly $3 million in deficit spending. An earlier version of the budget included [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor While students are away on summer break, the Elk River Area School District will swap vending machines with new ones from Bernick’s Vending out of St. Cloud. The core prices and products will remain mostly the same, but the school district will command a larger commission and the machines will be [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Band students, parents and boosters turned out in force Monday to express their concern over an apparent proposal to split the Elk River High School’s full-time band director’s position in two. They expressed fear that the net effect would be to cut way down on opportunities band students and high school [...]

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