Rogers High School

by Nathan Warner and Jim Boyle ECM Publishers More than 200 people passionate about the arts and hopeful for an auditorium in Rogers and Zimmerman have been asked how they could help accomplish such a task. The Elk River Area School District posed this and other questions at a pair of recent meetings on the [...]

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Rogers High School seniors vying for homecoming queen include Kaylin Robbins, Alicia Catton, Jenna Neis, Megan Sharp, Katie Meyer and Courtney McClay. King candidates include Kenneth Kalk, Erik Bremer, Gabe Martinez, Joshua Malin, Sam Spilles and Benjamin Bolduc. The pep fest/crowning will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday. A PowderPuff Football game will be held at [...]

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Rogers High School students will experience a “Blast from the Past” Wednesday, Oct. 3, and the Elk River Area School District robotics program stands to benefit. Students will dress up that day like teenagers from the ’50s and finish the day off at the ’50s-style Denny’s Diner in Rogers. The homecoming committee proclaimed Wednesday, Oct. [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Mathea Krogstad, an Elk River High School senior attending Bethel College full time as Post Secondary Enrollment Option student, has been named a  semifinalist in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The Zimmerman youth is one of about 16,000 semifinalists in the program. She’s also one of only two students [...]

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An ad-hoc committee of the Elk River Area School Board has scheduled two community conversations to gather information on the support of new performing arts/auditoriums at Rogers and Zimmerman high schools. The community conversations and initiatives will be volunteer driven and are not associated with any District 728 ballot issues. The community conversations are both [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Rogers High School is in its 10th year. The building opened nine years ago with a little more than 600 students, and there are now more than 1,350 students at the school. Therein lies one of the challenges, as it has a building capacity of 1,200. Principal Roman Pierskalla says the [...]

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An ad-hoc committee of the Elk River Area School Board has scheduled two community conversations for the purpose of gathering information on the support of new performing arts/auditoriums at Rogers and Zimmerman high schools. The community conversations and initiatives will be volunteer-driven and are not associated with any school district ballot issues. The Community Conversations [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board agreed Monday night to establish an ad hoc committee of the District 728 School Board to work with the community to gather support, information and possible funding avenues for auditoriums in conjunction with high schools in Zimmerman and Rogers. School Board Chairwoman Jolene Jorgensen and [...]

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In response to “Auditoriums gets low billing,” I’d like to offer a counterpoint of “Don’t mistake patience for indifference.” I can assure you that individuals in the community DO support the addition of an auditorium to the Rogers community. I can also assure you that given our current reality, it’s understood this may need to [...]

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