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Zimmerman High School: Jeff Anderson Imaginative student makes learning adventurous by Bruce Strand Sports editor Jeff Anderson is already developing into the proverbial mad scientist. Among the independent projects the Zimmerman valedictorian has taken up are: •Turning a satellite dish into a concave mirror solar cooker. (“We couldn’t get it warm enough in May so […]

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(Editor’s note: Scroll to the bottom to see a slide show from graduation.) by Joni Astrup Associate editor Members of Spectrum High School’s class of 2012 crossed a new stage in a new school to get their diplomas Thursday night, June 7. It was the fourth graduation for the public charter school, but this was […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The Zimmerman High School Band’s “Pomp and Circumstance” heralded the Zimmerman High School class of 2012 as they strolled across the school’s packed gymnasium Wednesday night. Zimmerman teacher Jim Doran welcomed the class to their graduation, followed by a stirring rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” by the High School […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer A strong finish to a good year will see Elk River High School seniors graduating Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m. in the main gym. “This year was a very good class,” Principal Terry Bizal said. “There have been very few behavioral issues and we’ve had numerous academic achievements from […]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter ECM Sun For many, the 310 students who will graduate from Rogers High School this year will be remembered as academic leaders who did things the right way. “This is a great class and I really mean that,” said Principal Roman Pierskalla. “They are great student leaders who make good choices. We […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Zimmerman High School seniors are rearing to soar at the graduation ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. and held in the varsity gym. “This year’s graduates have been impressive and really stand out as a group that is competitive in the classroom and in activities,” Principal Marco […]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Principal Valerie Bakken of Ivan Sand Community High School in Elk River noted this week that though her building has been open only since 1998, this alternative education program for students in grades nine–12 has been offered by the Elk River Area School District since 1987. She speaks with great […]

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Click here to read more about Spectrum High School’s Class of 2012. Class of 2102, Spectrum High School Excerpts taken from an article written by Amy Kinney, English teacher at Spectrum High School in Elk River “Much like a jigsaw puzzle of a nature scene, our senior class of 2012 has many pieces that, when […]

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