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Rockford’s Molly Nooyen has been named the school’s Athena Award winner for 2019. The award recognizes outstanding young women athletes from Minnesota in both public and private high schools. Throughout her high school athletic career, Nooyen was cited as being an outstanding player in volle…

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The following students were recently recognized as Students of the Month for February at St. Michael-Albertville (STMA) Middle School East. Front row, left to right, Taylor Olson, Brody Cheely, Bode Laylin, Jackson Hamilton, Jaeger O’Brien, Natalie Kloss and Samantha Tessmer. Back row: Ava B…

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Rogers Middle School has named its February students of the month. Front row, left to right, are Tyler Brown, Micah Dols, Presley Schultz and Becca Williams. Middle row: Anna Shingledecker, Anna Spurrell, Grace Clark and Sam Cassady. Back row Julia Reiter, Trey Pelant, Hannah Bruskiewicz, Ai…

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Elm Creek Elementary School awarded students each week as Outstanding Eagles. Each week, classrooms in kindergarten through fifth grade have student that receive a certificate, a picture hung on the wall near the main office and are recognized for SOARing at school. Soar means — Striving to …

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St. Michael Elementary School students of the month showed the character trait, Fairness, throughout the month of February. Front row, left to right, are first-graders, Will Murray, Keira Faue, Claire Collins, Daniel Egorov and Jaxon Herron. Second row are second-graders Lola Olson, Tanner H…

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Rogers High School student Abbi Northius was awarded a $2,300 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Scholarship, along with her Gold Key Award. The scholarship is for the MCAD 2019 Pre-College Summer Session and will cover tuition, room and board, use of facilities and art supplies. Her past…

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The Rocket Speech team recently competed at the Wright County Conference Tournament in Litchfield. Sophomore Maddie placed in her event. Eighth Grader Maggie also placed. Sophomore Rayna Bowen was crowned conference champ in Humorous Interpretation.

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Elm Creek Elementary School awarded students each week as Outstanding Eagles. Each week, classrooms in kindergarten through fifth grade have student that receive a certificate, a picture hung on the wall near the main office and are recognized for SOARing at school. Soar means — Striving to …

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Maple Grove Senior High student entrepreneurs continue with their startup that connects Maple Grove families with compelling deals that suit their lifestyle.

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At the State Capital the 2019 Youth Art Month Student Exhibition, there were 100 entries, and St. Michael-Albertville High School and Fieldstone Elementary School did very well. At Fieldstone Elementary, Prince Valentine and teacher Erin Settergren won Judges choice awards. At STMA High Scho…

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Rogers High School recently celebrated its partnership with Minnesota’s Caterpillar Corporation. The company supplies more than 3 tons of scrap steel every year so RHS students can learn how to weld.

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This February, Albertville Primary students and staff focused on the Character Counts pillar of Fairness. One student from each kindergarten class was the recipient of this award.  The students were presented an award certificate, an orange “Fairness” bracelet, and a free kids’ meal.  Winnin…

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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 School Board heard that Capital Facilities and Long-Term Facility Maintenance (LTFM) requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year have been compiled through meetings with building principals, engineers from various disciplines, Architects Rego and Youngquist, a…

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After completing second-round interviews with finalist candidates Feb. 23, the Osseo Area School Board announced Cory McIntyre, associate superintendent at Anoka-Hennepin School District, will serve as the new superintendent.

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Culture is one of the most important defining characteristics of life. It determines how people speak to each other, the holidays celebrated, the rituals practiced, the food we eat and how we engage with the world around us. People’s perspectives and worldviews are shaped through culture.

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St. Michael Elementary School students of the month showed the character trait, responsibility, for the month of January. Front row, left to right are first-graders, Kevin Solum, Charlie Rath, Lily Seth, Soriya Yang, and Ellie Tiffany. Second row are second-graders, Elliot Lahr, Jason Smith,…

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Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts and Weaver Lake Elementary: A Science, Math & Technology School have been named 2019 National Magnet Schools of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.

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Having had to call off three straight days of school due to a polar vortex that gripped the Elk River Area School District, Superintendent Dan Bittman understood the situation the Elk River Chamber of Commerce found itself in when the host of Shiver canceled event activities planned for Feb.…

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Rogers High School is celebrating 2019 Snow Week leading up to coronation of Snow Royalty Friday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. Vying for coronation are front row, left to right, seniors Isabelle Erickson and Alexa Carlson, and sophomore Elizabeth Palumbo. Back row: seniors Bjorn Charles and Caden Gunn…

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St. Michael-Albertville Middle School East eighth-grader Ava Marquette is one of two top winners in the Central Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee that took place at Resource Training & Solutions in Sartell.

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Rogers Middle School has named its January students of the month. They include front row, left to right,  Gwyneth Strassburg, Melyssa Braesch, Paul Plude and Mason Grittner. Middle row: Ella Maurer, Josh Vasquez Najarro, Morgan Heinen and Trenton Hogendorf. Back row: Dustin Kisch, Tyler Bach…

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The 52nd Annual “Wastebasket Revue” will be performed at Park Center High School in the Alyce Marlin Auditorium April 10 to 14. Wastebasket Revue is a variety show that is produced annually by volunteers of the Osseo School District. Nearly 150 employees and community members sing, dance, ac…

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The St. Michael–Albertville School Board met to recognize Middle School West Principal Andy Merfeld, reduce staff for Bright Beginnings, and set a budget time line.

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Osseo Senior High School crowned its Sno Daze royalty at the Sno Daze Dance on Feb. 9. The crowning was postponed due the closure of school on Feb. 8. The 2019 Osseo Senior High School Sno Daze Royalty are: Deontae Ferguson, Charlene Yigan and Terrance Waits.

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Osseo Senior High’s Visual Arts students performed well at the 2019 Minnesota Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. Demonstrating talent in the areas of ceramics, photography, drawing, painting and jewelry, OSH students earned a total of 34 awards competing against 3,746  art entries from scho…

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The Elk River Area School Board has closed open enrollment at Prairie View Elementary and Middle School immediately and at both Rogers Elementary and Salk Middle School following the Northwest Suburban Integration School District lottery deadline.