Elk River High School

• Central high school would also see better security by Jim Boyle Editor As part of the $98 million bond referendum being put to District 728 voters this fall, Elk River High School could be expanded to include more gym space and greater security if voters pass the bond issue and its associated operating levy. Elk [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s conference, the Northwest Suburban, will be expanded to 14 schools this fall with the addition of Irondale, Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace. This action was mandated by the Minnesota State High School League to give these schools a place to play after their conference, the North Suburban, folded. [...]

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• City of Elk River’s effort to preserve fireworks show deemed successful   by Jim Boyle Editor Fireworks lit up the skies around Lion’s Park in Elk River for the fifth Fourth of July in a row this past weekend. This year the city of Elk River stepped forward to keep them alive after a [...]

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by Bruce Strand Sports Editor Grant Tesdahl set his sights on being valedictorian at age 12 but never let his pursuit of this prize curtail his full enjoyment of high school. Tesdahl, who led Elk River’s senior class of 408 students with a 4.151 GPA, also served as senior class president, (“Tes for Pres” was [...]

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Alicia Samlaska Parents: Angie Samlaska Future plans: I will be attending Winona State University to major in nursing and become a pediatric nurse. Highlight your involvement in high school classes and extra-curricular activities: I was in National Honor Society and took six college classes in high school in which four of them were AP classes [...]

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• Student council makes strides to recognize students who have made an impact on scholl Elk River High School’s Student Council has championed the Legacy Project, an effort to increase the recognition of high school seniors who have significantly contributed to the school. Seven awards for excellence have been created to recognize the remarkable accomplishments [...]

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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,  [...]

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  By Bruce Strand, Arts editor Choosing that which you want to focus upon, then presenting it vividly, are keys to any art form, including photography. Such clarity and artistry are qualities of these photos taken by Elk River High School students. The Star News staff selected this dozen for your enjoyment from 27 student’s [...]

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