On Nov. 5, local voters will be asked to approve a $39.5 million Jordan Public Schools referendum that consists of three proposals.
Jordan Public Schools superintendent Matt Helgerson received high praise in his annual evaluation by the Jordan School Board this month.
The largest LGBTQ civil rights group in Minnesota, OutFront Minnesota, announced Monday they have hired Kelly Holstine, the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year from Shakopee, to expand OutFront’s educational program for schools.
Ryan Dahnert emerged as the top choice to fill a vacant seat on the Jordan Board of Education June 26 after board members interviewed four candidates.
Thirty-eight Jordan Spanish Club students and seven chaperones embarked on an 11-day trip across Costa Rican rainforests, mountains and coasts last month.
Long-term facility maintenance, corporate sponsorship and a new score table were all on the agenda at Jordan’s school board meeting Monday night.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article erroneously said the 2019-20 general fund balance is $22.67 million. It has been corrected to $2.267 million.
The average Jordan homeowner could see a $456 annual increase in property taxes if voters approve a $39.5 million referendum for Jordan Public Schools this fall.
On Saturday, the class of 2019 walked across the grounds of Jordan High School for the last time as students. In the coming months, many will travel to college, relocate for job opportunities or transition into professional life in Jordan.
Walking into Minnesota New Country School in Henderson for the first time can be a surprising experience. The high school largely consists of a single-room, open concept layout, which means almost all 140 high school students are immediately within view. There are no desks, no blackboards, n…
St. John the Baptist School in Jordan has been selected by Catholic Schools Center of Excellence as one of 18 Catholic elementary schools to participate in a literacy partnership with Groves Academy.
People across the country — and right here in the southwest metro — are pooling together funds to pay off school lunch debt.
The Jordan High School drama club entertained audiences with three one-act plays last Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The shows covered a wide variety of subjects and themes. Genres included drama, farce and dark comedy.
Jordan voters will likely be asked if the future of Jordan Public Schools should include $39.5 million in campus improvements when they enter the voting booth this fall.
A teacher with deep Jordan roots will oversee the school district’s curriculum and teacher development starting next school year.
Scientists and industry experts have been saying significant advances in automation are just around the corner for decades, but Generation Z appears to be the first group to fully embrace it.
In an age where mass shootings are becoming one of a school’s greatest safety concerns, Jordan Superintendent Matt Helgerson is leading an effort to give students and staff the option to respond to school fire drills in the safest way possible.
Members of the Jordan High School speech team certainly have a way with words, and they proved that March 16 at Norwood Young America by taking home the the Minnesota River Conference Championship.
It’s been more than a week since his death, but Dick Ames is still making an impact on public education in Jordan. Ames, who died Jan. 30, is responsible for the heavy equipment simulator that will be at Jordan High School on Monday, Feb. 11.
Jordan students may find it easier to receive transportation or adhere to their personal religious beliefs, after the Jordan School Board amended a slew of policies Monday night.
A time capsule from 1908 waiting in the corner, nestled in a cornerstone as people share memories of their time at the school. The cornerstone was inside the old school, torn down in August.
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