Elk River High School

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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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River High School High School recently held  Snow Week, a week-long bonanza of fun, fundraising and recognition for the school’s wide and varied list of student groups. Snow Week has catered to student groups with the high school for the past 10 years, giving each group a chance to pick [...]

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Calling all professional wrestling fans, and fans of Elk River High School football. Be part of the TV taping of CW Twin Cities channel 23’s show, Sunday Shockwave. Wrestlemania VII is back for its annual fund-raiser for the Elk River football program. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event slated for the evening [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor The most popular entertainment event of the school year with ERHS students is the annual “Snowstorm” talent show. Zabee Theater was almost packed for the 2013 edition of this DECA-organized fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association on Wednesday evening. Of all ERHS offerings, only the top football or hockey games [...]

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Two local high school seniors have moved one step closer to being selected as National Merit Scholarship winners. Seniors Mathea Krogstad of Elk River High School and Erik Bremer of Rogers High School were notified this week they are advancing to the final round of the program.  The national winners will be announced in March. [...]

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The community room at Elk River High has a new look, thanks to high school students in drawing, painting and AP studio art classes. The room — used by  numerous clubs and organizations for meetings and gatherings — now offers its own glimpse into the community. Art students created a 10-segment mural depicting scenes from [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Claire Mastel got news last month of a $10,000 scholarship to the University of North Dakota while she was at home recovering from her 16th surgery brought on by a June 24, 2007, boating accident. Tears came to the eyes of this blonde-haired Elk River High School senior. These weren’t the [...]

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