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by Jim Boyle Editor Rising test scores ushered in an excited staff at Zimmerman High School. “We have been very pleased with the year-to-year improvement that we have experienced the past five years,” said ZHS Principal Marco Voce. According to Voce, at the high school the Thunder have just experienced the highest test scores in [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor The Elk River Area School Board will be making a decision soon about how to configure an operating levy renewal and addition this fall to address educational needs of the district. Elk River Area School Board Chairwoman Jolene Jorgensen has also asked fellow members to consider a bond referendum to add [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The Zimmerman High School Band’s “Pomp and Circumstance” heralded the Zimmerman High School class of 2012 as they strolled across the school’s packed gymnasium Wednesday night. Zimmerman teacher Jim Doran welcomed the class to their graduation, followed by a stirring rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” by the High School [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Zimmerman High School seniors are rearing to soar at the graduation ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. and held in the varsity gym. “This year’s graduates have been impressive and really stand out as a group that is competitive in the classroom and in activities,” Principal Marco [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer A mock crash “collided” with students at Zimmerman High School May 17 in the parking lot behind the school. Two damaged cars provided by Collins Brothers Towing added to the drama. One was damaged upon impact with another vehicle and another had been in a rollover. The nearly 100 11th- [...]

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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 Zabee Theater (763-241-3530). •Zimmerman High School (148 currently enrolled [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer The enduring legacies of three Zimmerman area tragedies were brought to life at the Zimmerman High School Scholarship Awards ceremony last week, organized by Zimmerman High School Counselor Cassie Klein. The Glen Bye Remembrance Scholarship, the Jacob VanHoever Memorial Scholarship and the Laurie Kerr Memorial Scholarship were unquestionably the most [...]

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The fate of a triumvirate of Minnesota teens is in the hands of voters to determine the champion of the 2012 Buckle Up, Teens! TV Commercial Challenge. Voting for the top spot in the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)–AAA Minnesota/Iowa contest runs through May 23 at rockthebelt.org. The winning teen will take home $1,000 [...]

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