The well-known songs “A Bushel and a Peck,” “Luck be a Lady” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” have been earworms for decades — and now they can all be heard live in Chaska High School’s production of “Guys and Dolls,” running from Nov. 11 to 19.
Twelve candidates are vying for four open seats on the Eastern Carver County School Board this election season — and one group is running together in hopes of snagging them all.
Earlier this summer, Chaska High School released its Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2021-22 school year. Students on Dean’s List 1 have a 3.667-4.0 grade point average. Students on Dean’s List 2 have a 3.0-3.666 grade point average.
At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, teachers at La Academia stood outside the school together every day at 4:10 p.m. to stand in solidarity against what they considered to be poor leadership at the school.
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With Chaska High School graduation 4 p.m. Friday, June 10 at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, we asked Eastern Carver County Schools for some statistics. Celi Haga, director of Communications and Community Relations, shared these numbers from the Class of 2022.
A colorful piece of handmade jewelry can be meaningful for many reasons. The jewelry that Anneliese Batdorf, 14, makes is especially significant.
Laura Tessmer, fourth- and fifth-grade teacher at Clover Ridge Elementary School in Chaska, was named the District 112 Foundation teacher of the year in a school-wide celebration on May 20.
Chaska High School students Varun Sridhar, Jaden Schnabel, Crystal Uthemann and Cruz Teuffel, and Chanhassen High School student Paige Olson, have been awarded medals and special recognition on the National German Exam Honor Roll for outstanding performance on the 2022 National German Exam f…
What started out as a minimal task, capturing a timeline of the impact of Title IX at Chaska High School, blossomed into a living history of all things Chaska Hawks.
Houston, Texas, is roughly 1,200 miles from Chaska. However, that number pales in comparison to the hours and weeks spent bringing “Wilder” to life.
Eastern Carver County Schools is offering a work-based learning program for students. They have the opportunity to learn about trades and receive on-the-job training.
Five District 112 middle school students have been selected to participate in the Minnesota Band Directors Association (MBDA) 2022 State Honor Band, according to a news release.
Students will no longer be required to wear masks in Eastern Carver County Schools, as of Feb. 22.
The Chaska speech team competed in its first official tournament of the 2022 season at Chanhassen High School on Jan. 22. It was exciting to be competing in person after an abrupt end to the season in 2020 and virtual competitions in 2021.
The public is encouraged to nominate exceptional teachers within the Eastern Carver County School district for the District 112 Foundation’s 2022 Teacher of the Year.
Enrollment in Eastern Carver County Schools was approaching 9,700 students a month into the 2019-20 school year. An enrollment projection agency forecast that the district would reach 10,000 students by 2025.
The first 2022 Eastern Carver County Schools board meeting brought some change to leadership positions on Jan. 10 during an organizational session.
Two Chaska Middle School West music students were selected to be in this year’s Mid-Level State Honor Band, put on by the Minnesota Band Director’s Association.
Parents were warned about their children's social media use, following two posts on TikTok and SnapChat Thursday referencing a school shooting occuring Friday, Dec. 17.
Holy Family Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs Melissa Livermore was awarded 2021 Distinguished Lasallian Educator for the Christian Brothers Midwest District.
The Eastern Carver County school board finalized plans brought forth from the attendance area task force on Dec. 6 for the 2022-23 school year.
While some local districts are taking a pause with in-person learning, Eastern Carver County Schools said it will continue to prioritize the preservation of students in the building.
More than 10% of the 9,257 students in Eastern Carver County Schools are in active quarantines as of Nov. 18, 2021.
Tasked with keeping East Union Elementary School students together, minimizing impact at other elementary schools across the district, and considering future growth and enrollment projections, the boundary update recommendation for the Eastern Carver County Schools board was released Wednesd…
Following last week’s passed operating levy referendum, Eastern Carver County Schools staff are gearing up for significant district changes over the next decade.
A failed operating levy referendum in 2019, by 193 votes, led to back-to-back budgets cuts that totaled $9 million in Eastern Carver County Schools.
Election day is here for Eastern Carver County Schools voters, and a lone question on most ballots -- some Chanhassen residents will have Minnetonka School Board elections -- asks for a 10-year operating levy that would increase general education revenue by $550 per pupil, subject to an annu…
After the Sept. 27 Eastern Carver County School Board open forum, where many attendees spoke out against a district-wide mask mandate now in effect, Monday night's meeting told a different story.
With the safety and security of the school board, staff, students, and public, Eastern Carver County Schools will institute a new policy for the October 25 open forum and board meeting.
On Oct. 14, Eastern Carver County Schools residents grabbed their signs that displayed pro-public schools messaging and stood on the corner of Highway 41 and Engler Boulevard in Chaska.
Eastern Carver County Schools announced that masks will continue to be required through the end of October all students and staff on Oct. 14.
Tickets are on sale for the third annual 112 Gives soiree, to be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska.