District 112, in its transition to insource 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.
Bumping back the deadline by four days for families to have a better opportunity to explore what is best for their kids, Eastern Carver County Schools had 1,251 students opt-in to Online Learning Academy for the first semester (Jan. 22) as of Aug. 21.
John Dols was named Holy Family Catholic High School’s second principal March 1; an official start date coinciding with the 2020-21 school year. Little did he know, two weeks into his transitional period, COVID-19 would send students home for the final two months.
Eastern Carver County Schools has compiled some recorded presentations to help with families decision ahead of the Wednesday, Aug. 19 deadline at 10 a.m.
Eastern Carver County Schools announced Aug. 11 for grades 9-12 the three high schools will start the school year learning in a full-time Distance Learning 2.0 model, with opportunities for in-person learning for students needing additional supports.
Eastern Carver County Schools announced Aug. 11 a plan to start the 2020-21 school year with four days of in-person instruction for students in grades kindergarten through fifth.
Five candidates have emerged for three open Eastern Carver County school board positions for November's general election.
A highly-anticipated announcement by Gov. Tim Walz last week turned heads of school superintendents throughout the state.
The Eastern Carver County School Board met July 20 to discuss and review potential COVID-19 plans for the upcoming school year.
Almost two months after a drive-through celebration for graduating seniors, local high schools are giving them a chance to walk across the stage.
Doug Bullinger got his first look at the empty halls of Chanhassen High School July 10. Just beautiful he thought, one of two finalists on campus for the principal position.
Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria, has hired Anna Crace, a former assistant director at the Guthrie Theatre, as the school's theater director.
Jeremiah Cox is an incredible kid. Just ask his Chaska High School speech coach Andrew Brady, who once was in the extracurricular activity when he was a Hawk.
Sheryl Hough spent 21 years inside the Chaska Middle School West building, the last 17 as principal. The memories made in those halls flooded over Hough during her final days there last month, even with working remotely most of the time since April.
Simon Knauss was the first car in line. Asked how far in advance of 6:30 p.m. his family arrived. The general answer from the car was a "long time."
Kathie Brown has learned to take a lot of things in stride while serving as the only principal in the 20-year history of Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.
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Grace Church will be filled with the sound of musicians and speakers. It might seem like other recent graduation ceremonies for Chanhassen and Chaska high schools.
Barb Kocka and Mary Mobeck left the weekly Carver Elementary School virtual meeting with teachers and staff a bit perplexed May 28.
Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria held a unique commencement ceremony Wednesday, May 20, that honored graduates while keeping a social distance.
Seeing the faces of Eastern Carver County School Board members was not necessary May 18. Their voices told the story.
District 112 Board Chair Jeff Ross didn’t mince words. The past year has been a challenging one for Eastern Carver County Schools, he said.
Three Chanhassen High School seniors — Jake Williams, Thomas Ramsey and Josh Dorion — earned honorable mention at the Minnesota History Day Senior Group Documentary division for the second consecutive year.
Board chair Jeff Ross didn't mince words. The past year has been a challenging one for Eastern Carver County Schools, he said.
Dick Ungar has been a parent, a teacher, a coach, an administrative dean, an athletic director, and assistant principal in District 112, and since Dec. 2016, the principal at Chanhassen High School.
Ryan Smith sees the impact the Hawk Haul inside Chaska High School has firsthand. As the ninth-grade counselor, among his responsibilities is maintaining and running the food shelf, of sorts, in a room in the Blue Forum section of the building.
On Monday, District 112 sent out communication to families of a plan to hold graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 on July 25 spread out on the turf at respective football stadiums in Chanhassen and Chaska.
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