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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 [...]

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by Aaron Brom ECM Sun Newspapers The Rogers High School administration suspended three-sport athlete and team captain Reid Sagehorn for comments he made on the social media site, Twitter. Sagehorn was suspended due to a comment attributed to him admitting that he kissed a teacher. That comment could be taken as a crime, whether it [...]

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The Elk River Area School District is hosting a series of public meetings in preparation for upcoming budget decisions. The purpose of the meetings is to provide accurate information about the Elk River Area School District 728 budget, and to seek the public’s input on solutions and priorities. The Elk River Area School Board agreed [...]

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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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• District will run out of attractive options to finish year; more school in June and Presidents Day eyed after four closings by Aaron Brom ECM Sun Newspapers Lucky for St. Michael-Albertville Schools, the district ends school this year in May, as opposed to the traditional June ending. Well, at least that was supposed to [...]

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• Committees from five schools to take their work to the community next by Jim Boyle Editor Committees of parents at five of the Elk River Area School District’s most crowded schools have met individually and as group to prepare a list of short-term and long-term solutions. The group, 42 members in all, presented its [...]

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• Instead of losing students to online options and home-schools, proposed program would try to recover, retain kids   by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School District loses students to nearby districts, charter schools, home schooling and online learning options. Zimmerman High School is about to go on the offensive to get some [...]

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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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