elk river area school district

by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District will collect fewer local property tax dollars in 2014 than it did in 2013. The Elk River Area School Board approved $38.4 million local property tax levy on Dec. 9, which is 1.6 percent less than last year’s levy. The majority of the reduction comes [...]

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Attendance zone committees are being formed in five schools south of the Mississippi River, Elk River Area School District Superintendent Mark Bezek reported to the School Board on Dec. 9. He said these schools are at 110 percent capacity or more, triggering steps laid out in a policy to consider attendance zone changes and other [...]

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n Members believe district is doing great keeping its students with allergies safe   by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board has considered the merits of going peanut free in schools. But after hearing a report on the district’s efforts to safeguard students with various allergies, board members decided enough is being [...]

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New document, once approved, will govern use by both students and staff   by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District has crafted a draft policy to govern the responsible use of the School District’s technology, its network and devices students and staff bring from home. The Network Responsible Use and Safety for [...]

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n Entire District 728 workforce brought together for opening program   by Jim Boyle Editor Before 13,007 students on Sept. 3 were welcomed back to 17 schools across the Elk River Area School District, there was another welcome back program of epic proportions in the Rogers High School fieldhouse. Superintendent Mark Bezek shut down schools [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The start of school is still a few weeks away, but early indications are that the Elk River Area School District will have a bumper crop of students showing up at their doors. Superintendent Mark Bezek reported that as of Aug. 12 the district is up in enrollment by about 260 [...]

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