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Salk Middle School sixth-grade students had a unique opportunity the last week of September to learn about the traditional music of India.  Learning first-hand, the sixth-grade general music class was treated to a live sitar concert by Mohan Padukone, the grandfather of eighth-grade Salk student Vinayak Rajesh. Salk music teachers Phil deRosier and Susan Potvin […]

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Sam Nordstrom, an eighth-grade student at Salk Middle School, walked in the footsteps of U.S. leaders as part of his summer break from school. He was one of more than 250 outstanding middle schools students from across the United States to take part in a leadership conference in Washington, D.C., themed Voices of Leadership: Reflecting […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Salk Middle School in Elk River marks its 30th anniversary this year. The school has evolved over the years, and now includes a Science Technology and Engineering magnet program. Some of the same tactics used to find success at this school are also employed at other middle schools in the Elk […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The good works of the National Junior Honor Society have a new ingredient to success. It’s a cookbook that’s aptly named “History in the Baking.” It’s the first Salk cookbook with recipes submitted by students as well as staff, and the first one published by a first-class publishing company in Morris […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor For every guitar collecting dust in an Elk River closet, there’s likely a middle school student who could put it to good use. Salk Middle School in Elk River issued a plea this past week for unused guitars — acoustic and electric. Students taking music exploration as sixth-graders would welcome a […]

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Rogers DECA store earns gold certification The Rogers High School School-Based Enterprise (SBE) is among the 137 DECA school stores in the United States achieving Gold Level Certification this year. Students Sarah Kornovich, Gabby Moter, Courtney Steeves and Taylor Lynch and adviser Shalaine Seymour will be recognized at DECA’s International Career Development Conference in Salt […]

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Special to the Star News “I never thought I’d be so excited to go to a library but I can’t wait for Wilson,” were the words being said by a lot of Salk eighth-graders recently. “That’s exactly what I posted on Facebook and all the other eighth-grade magnet students were liking the post and commenting […]

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Engineer’s Week is Feb. 21–24, and students at Salk Middle School will celebrate the positive influence that engineers make on daily life by engaging in school-wide engineering challenges and by interacting with current engineers. At Salk, learning goals for Engineer’s Week are to increase understanding and interest in engineering and technology careers among students and […]

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The week of Dec. 12–16 was dedicated to bringing a message of tolerance, acceptance, respect and anti-bullying to the almost 800 students who attend the middle school. The week included daily activities, discussions and videos during the homeroom period. Each activity, discussion and video highlighted the importance of respecting and celebrating our differences and the […]

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