Rogers High School

by Jim Boyle Editor District 728 high school activities directors recommended a litany of changes and improvements to their athletics and activities programs at an Aug. 18 work session of the Elk River Area School Board. Their report was the culmination of a 2014 activities study. The list, spread out on a six-page document, includes [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor While lacrosse players kicked, nudged, batted and threw hard rubber balls into nets over the summer on local fields, District 728 high school activities directors were busy scoring a big point for the future of the sport. They brokered a partnership with local lacrosse boosters that will keep the fastest-growing sport [...]

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                by Jim Boyle Editor Activities director Mike Cunningham told members of the Elk River Area School Board the most pressing need for his department is to bolster the district’s underfunded marching band. The district marching band is underfunded, understaffed in terms of paid staff, and under-supported, a [...]

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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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