Elk River High School

Elk River High School DECA is participating in Randy Shaver’s annual Tackle Cancer Fundraiser, and they are reaching out to the community to boost awareness and raise money for the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund.  The weeklong event will start Monday, Sept. 16, and end with a pink-out at the home football game [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Both faculty and student speakers June 7 at Elk River High School pushed members of the Class of 2013 to be proud of the perseverance they have shown through life and to keep it going. Jacob Hillesheim, social studies teacher, opened the theme from the podium as he peered out [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Solo dancer Cassie Reimann captured top honors in Elk River High School’s annual spring talent contest “Starfest” on Wednesday evening at Zabee Theatre. Reimann, a senior who was the dance team’s MVP and a Star News athlete-of-the-week pick this winter, performed with grace, strength and style to “Never Again.” [...]

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We are the parents of two children who are working very hard to be a part of both the band and the choir at the Elk River High School. Many of you may not know that they are unable to advance in band while staying in the choir. Last year there were six “combo” students. [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Band students, parents and boosters turned out in force Monday to express their concern over an apparent proposal to split the Elk River High School’s full-time band director’s position in two. They expressed fear that the net effect would be to cut way down on opportunities band students and high school [...]

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by Bruce Strand Sports Editor ERHS students devoted to painting, drawing, pottery, sculpture, speech, vocal music, instrumental music, dancing, creative writing, theater, digital and video art, and photography are front and center each year at Evening of the Arts. This year’s expo Thursday featured student demonstrators Greg Pearson (colored pencil), Nikita Skorykh (wheel throwing), Clare [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Martin Luther King Jr.’s spirit as a dreamer is alive and well in the hearts and artistic hands of at least four Elk River High School seniors. They were among nine semifinalists in the high school division to be recognized last month at the Minneapolis Convention Center for their contributions to [...]

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