Rogers High School
by Casey Mahon Special to the Star News Eight Rogers High School students must love ice cream. With nothing more than an offer to do something “ridiculous” from their teacher, eight out of approximately 60 AP English seniors accepted an offer to create a video about leadership as part of the sch...Read More
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Rockin’ Rogers is hosting many sporting events this year, including the second annual ROADS Family 5K Run/1K Walk. This event will help raise scholarship money for Rogers High School graduates. The event will be Thursday, June 21 at the Word of Peace Lutheran Church parking lot, 21705 129th Ave. N...Read More
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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 lead...Read More
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Graduation ceremonies for the Elk River Area School District’s approximately 904 currently enrolled seniors are scheduled the first week of June.   The ceremonies are as follows: •Ivan Sand Community School (36 currently enrolled seniors), Tuesday, June 5, 7 p.m. in the Elk River High School Za...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A funeral service was held today for Jordan Nicole Playle, a 19-year-old Otsego woman, at Northridge Fellowship in Rogers. Another funeral is planned tomorrow (Feb. 25) at Word of Peace Church in Rogers for Megan Ruth Sample, an 18-year-old Rogers woman. Their funerals will be am...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor “Spirit Rocks” that sit outside Rogers High School were put to a different use after an unknown person or persons painted a show of support last weekend for the injured Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player Jack Jablonski, who was paralyzed after being checked from behind on...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor •Enrollment in the Elk River Area School District dropped for the first time in 20 years or more. Superintendent Mark Bezek reported that the school district began the school year with about 80 to 100 fewer students than last school year. •Spectrum High School and Middle Scho...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor One of B.J. Brent’s first jobs out of college was that of a bilingual salesperson. It was a good job. Knowing two languages made it easier (and more lucrative) to work on commission than it was for his office counterparts. Being the company’s first bilingual salesperson means...Read More
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Three 2011 graduates from the Elk River Area School District have been named National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars, placing them among the top academic students in the nation. A total of 78 students, 10 more than the previous year, were identified as Advanced Placement Scholars in recognition of...Read More
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