Rogers High School
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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Danny Chandler of Rogers will compete in the Minnesota High School Rodeo Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Buffalo Rodeo grounds. Chandler, who has been competing in high school rodeos the past three years, will enter the steer wrestling and the horse  bareback riding competitions. “Bareback riding is my ...Read More
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Click here for other graduation coverage: •Spectrum High School •Ivan Sand Community School •Zimmerman High School by Joni Astrup Associate editor Senior athletes at Rogers High School got one more opportunity to celebrate a fine year, when they were invited to take a final victory lap during ...Read More
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by Bruce Strand Arts editor Rogers High School Rogers’ Chris Thompson is physical and cerebral standout Chris Thompson has been a frequent entry in the sports pages as a soccer and tennis athlete, but his primary achievement at Rogers High School has been earning the valedictorian honor for 2011. ...Read More
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