Father-son team John Fritzke (at left) and Tony Fritzke of Fritzke Trucking out of Watertown prepared six temporary classrooms for transport at Elk River High School this past week. The portable classrooms were reportedly in tough shape and there will be enough space in the building for students when classes resume this fall.
by Aaron Brom ECM-Sun Newspapers Former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn filed a lawsuit June 10 against the school district and Rogers police chief. The lawsuit cites “harm to his reputation and standing in the community, mental distress, shame, humiliation and embarrassment” and requests monetary damages “against Police Chief Jeffrey Beahen for defamation.” The [...]
by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Elk River Area School Board agreed June 23 to present $104 million in bond and levy questions before all district voters next Election Day. Officials will enter the 2014-15 school year with intent to address space needs at Rogers High School and elsewhere in the southern end of the [...]
n EREA approves pact with increases and changes to the salary schedule by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board will vote on a tentative two-year teachers contract Monday that will provide both increases and changes to the teachers salary schedule. Teachers in the Elk River Education Association approved the two-year pact [...]
Students have accepted diplomas across five area high schools, and many of them did so knowing they were awarded scholarships for their efforts in school. Below is a listing of the scholarships worth $1,000 and more that have been given out by businesses, organizations and initiatives to memorialize. Elk River High School Kyle Badger, [...]
The last day of school for high school seniors in the Elk River Area School District has been extended from June 2 to June 3. The extra day is needed to meet the state’s required minimum attendance hours. Students have had six school days called on account of cold and/or snow. The last day for [...]
Taking college-level courses at his high school was “fantastic,” according to Khalique Rogers, a student at Gordon Parks High School in St. Paul. “Our research shows that in just one year, these courses produced more than $13 million in potential savings for students and families,” according to Mary Olson, director of communication and public relations [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor Superintendent Mark Bezek and other school officials won’t comment on the specifics of disciplinary actions taken against former Rogers High School student Reid Sagehorn, but Bezek has publicly stated his support for the administration’s handling of the incident. So what policies and procedures do district administrators follow when allegations against students [...]