Rogers High School

by Rachel Finkbeiner Staff Intern Jenny Day maintained a perfect record of all A’s at Rogers High School while finding time for her love of art and to make an impact on her school and community. The 2014 valedictorian was co-president of Rogers’ chapter of National Art Honor’s Society. Beyond creating a greater appreciation of [...]

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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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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 Aaron Brom ECM Sun Newspapers The Rogers High School administration suspended three-sport athlete and team captain Reid Sagehorn for comments he made on the social media site, Twitter. Sagehorn was suspended due to a comment attributed to him admitting that he kissed a teacher. That comment could be taken as a crime, whether it [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The new Rogers Royals boys hockey coach is Justin Strunk, an assistant at Maple Grove the last six seasons. Strunk was named by activities director Dan Ohlgren on July 22 to succeed Tim Marchand, the only coach the Royals had in their first 10 seasons before resigning June 28. “I’m [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor On some good advice from previous Rogers High School graduates, Erik Bremer savored every moment. Except for the time he spent agonizing over his fate in the National Merit Scholarhip program. It was announced last month that he was indeed a National Merit Scholar, but even then he had to keep [...]

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Steven Randall of Rogers was one of 225 teens in the nation winning prizes in an essay contest conducted by John Stossel, author and contributor to Fox News. Randall got honorable mention and a $50 prize, announced Ryan Johnson, his economics teacher. With 3,503 essays submitted, about six percent were chosen for prizes ranging from [...]

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