School District 728
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 ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor After sifting through the impacts of a win-some, lose-some legislative session, the Elk River Area School Board approved on June 24 its 2013-14 budget. The budget has projected revenues of $126,531,519 and projected expenditures of $129,365,591, resulting in nearly $3 million in ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor In an effort to prevent school districts from siphoning off property tax relief, the Minnesota Legislature considered a bill to prevent operational levies. It passed with an apparent last minute revision that left Elk River Area School District officials feeling too confined. The...Read More
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Due to District 728 budget cuts, the Elk River High School football coaches will now split their time between Elk River and Zimmerman. Therefore, the ERHS football team will now only practice two times per week.  The locker room and weight room will be locked after school on the days when the coach...Read More
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  by Jim Boyle   Editor   The Elk River Area School Board enacted on Monday nearly $2.7 million in budget reductions.   The cuts are expected to be the first of three sets of reductions over the course of three school calenders. The reductions go into effect this summer in time f...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor With Veterans Day falling this past weekend, local schools made sure not to miss a chance to recognize local vets for their contributions to their country and the community. Some schools and their students celebrated before the holiday, while others waited until after. John Dietz...Read More
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This past year our school district, with the support of parents, business leaders, students, pastors and others, created a new Strategic Plan.  This plan, our district’s road map for the future, includes goals, strategies, objectives and our first-ever core values. I need to emphasize that while ...Read More
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As a resident of the 728 school district communities, a parent of two school-aged children and an involved participant in school activities, I encourage all residents to show their support to the school district in the upcoming election. I believe most-many-all of us show our support every day in di...Read More
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As longtime parents in the district, we would like to share some of the changes that we have seen over the past 16 years (we have two older children who graduated in 2007 and 2009, respectively, and now have a daughter who is in fourth grade). Over the course of our time in the district, [...]...Read More
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