Elk River School District 728

by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River School District will take in at least $600,000 more in state revenue than it counted for the coming school year, but the district has no plans to celebrate the recently completed Legislative session. That’s largely because there are a few expenses it will have to contend with that […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Drumming to a traditional tune, eight American Indian students from Westwood Elementary helped officiate a teepee monument Friday night, erected at the Handke Center as a donation from the American Indian Education program of the Elk River School District. American Indian Education Specialist, Debra Blair, led her students in their […]

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There’s the infamous cup of Caribou coffee, or perhaps the membership to Netflix, satellite radio in our cars, or the donation to MPR. These are some of the smaller things we spend a monthly amount on, and by choice. We do need to add another “small” item to the list — education. If I were […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board approved its plans for an operating levy renewal and a second levy question at a regular meeting Monday at Westwood Elementary School in Zimmerman. The first question will ask voters to renew a $386 per student annual operating levy that is scheduled to expire in […]

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After reading Mat Eicher’s trashing of ISD 728, I felt obligated to provide a rational reply to defend the hard-working administrators, educators, staff and volunteers of our school district. I’m sorry that Mr. Eicher’s child experienced the problems they had in public schools. I am also genuinely happy that his child found Spectrum to be […]

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