elk river area school district

• 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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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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