On Friday night the Minnesota Department of Health put out a press release warning of an outbreak of a B117 variant of the COVID-19 virus centered in Carver County.
Eastern Carver County Schools will go four days a week for grades 6-12 beginning March 22. Students will attend in-person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Eastern Carver County Schools was announced Feb. 24 as one of 11 schools or organizations across the state of Minnesota to receive a 2021 Youth Skills Training grant. The partnership works to develop and implement paid-learning opportunities for students 16 years of age and older.
If Eastern Carver County Schools taxpayers won't vote for a future referendum, what are they willing to sacrifice, pondered School Board Member Jenny Stone on Feb. 22.
Hundreds of Eastern Carver County Schools staff are scheduled to be vaccinated at a Friday, Feb. 26 clinic in Waconia.
Students will be welcomed back to in-person hybrid learning this month, District 112 Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams said in a statement Wednesday.
Robin Gordon described her first 30 days in District 112 as a “very exciting, collaborative, amazing opportunity.” The new equity and inclusion director is ready to get to work, she said at a Feb. 8 school board workshop presentation.
Could a new bus garage, a Carver Elementary building addition and much-needed improvements to Chanhassen Elementary be coming soon in District 112?
Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 was the beginning of the first scheduled five-days-a-week in-person learning schedule since March 2020, for students in grades pre-kindergarten to fifth grade in Eastern Carver County Schools.
One of the first challenges Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams championed upon her arrival to Eastern Carver County Schools in July 2020 was asking principals throughout the district to identify the students who struggled the most with distance learning at the end of the 2019-20 school year.
Many metro teachers who were supposed to be prioritized for vaccines were placed on wait lists after schools sent out far more invites than a mass vaccination event will be able to fill and some recipients shared the sign-up information with colleagues.
Halfway into his four-year term, Governor Tim Walz announced Jan. 25 that after two years of conversations with educators, school leaders, education organizations, students, and families, it is time to direct Minnesota in a new direction.
When the first round of vaccinations were offered up to school staff and child-care workers earlier this month, let's just say area school districts had to be picky in who received them.
Two Eastern Carver County school board members were sworn in during a virtual organizational and workshop meeting Jan. 11.
Lisa Sayles-Adams reflected back on her interviews for the Eastern Carver County Schools superintendent opening.
Alan Wright and his family were at home this winter, doing distance learning and working, when he noticed something strange.
Eastern Carver County Schools has developed a four-phase back-to-school plan after winter break, Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams told families in an email Wednesday. All District 112 students will return to distance learning on Monday, Jan. 4 with tiered plans as followed.
Celi Haga, Director of Communications for Eastern Carver County Schools, first heard the reports on social media the night of Dec. 15. Governor Walz's speech the following day was going to include a push to re-open elementary schools.
Principal June Johnson has plenty of accolades to laud on the Carver Elementary School staff for its efforts in assisting displaced residents of a recent apartment fire.
Robin Gordon has been named the next director of equity and inclusion in Eastern Carver County Schools. Gordon will start on Dec. 18, succeeding Dr. Keith Brooks, who departed the district in late October.
Twenty thousand meals were prepared and distributed to District 112 families the first week of distance learning on Nov. 19. Around 2,500 students, roughly 25% of the Eastern Carver County Schools student body, are receiving five-day meal kits.
Minnetonka Schools will celebrate its 11th annual Celebration of Service event on Tuesday, Nov. 10. The Celebration of Service recognizes students, families and community members who have served the greater good in significant ways in the past year.
The scene is Dartmoor in Devon, a county in England's West Country. It is the early 1900s and Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead in an alley behind his manor.
More than 1,400 Eastern Carver County Schools students are enrolled in the Online Learning Academy this fall, representing 15 percent of the school population, district officials shared Oct. 12.
Eastern Carver County Schools applied and received approval from the Minnesota Department of Education for projects and expenses funded by the federal CARES Act to the tune of more than three million dollars.
Daisy Lang and Nick Becker were named Chanhassen High School Homecoming Queen and King earlier this month.Both of the students are involved in choir. Lang is also involved in swimming and softball.The school celebrated its homecoming week, Oct. 5-9, with various theme days, such as “Jersey D…
Needlepoint Bi-polarization Ionization equipment is coming to all 15 Eastern Carver County Schools buildings and dome.
All five candidates for the District 112 School Board will participate in a virtual live candidate forum and answer questions from the public on Thursday, Oct. 8.
District 112, in its transition to in-house transportation operations, is working with SBC Public Finance to purchase 15 buses. The lease agreement will be for a term of eight years at 1.4% interest rate. The district will access its operating capital to make the annual lease payments.
Changes in federal funding now allow Eastern Carver County Schools to offer breakfast and lunch to all students at no cost.
Danielle Raabe was planning on a future in sports medicine when she attended Black Hill State University to play basketball.
First day of school is nothing new to Carver Elementary Principal June Johnson. Sept. 8 marked year No. 29 in District 112, the last 23 years as a building leader.
The area's private schools, for grades pre-K to 8, are preparing to open with in-person learning.
Music teacher Eric Songer wonders if the technology will hold up. Science teacher Gillian Gale wonders what will happen if and when students or teachers get sick. Assistant Superintendent Erin Rathke sees more questions than answers in districts around the state.
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