The future is now in the present for Carver Elementary, with design and planning of the 19,000 square foot addition all but wrapped up. The construction phase is set to begin in December with a target opening in fall 2022.
Student enrollment at Jordan Public Schools is up slightly from the 2020-21 school year and remains close to previous years, according to data from the school district.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is fully back to in-person learning, five days a week. While many families feel safe and relieved to send their children back to school, there are some families still worried about COVID-19 and Delta variant transmission prompting them to opt for online learnin…
A lockdown was triggered at Chanhassen High School Thursday morning (Sept. 9, 2021). District 112 officials released a statement on their social media accounts that "police are on the scene clearing the building; there is no reason to believe there is an active threat."
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board approved health and safety measures for the 2021-22 school year during a special meeting Aug. 25 after carefully reviewing the resolution at an Aug. 23 study session.
Three weeks after announcing masks would be recommended, but not required for students and staff at the start of the school year, Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams announced Aug. 26 some masks would now be required.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board voted unanimously to update masking protocols Wednesday afternoon, now requiring students up to grade 8 to wear face masks indoors, reversing course on the Back-to-School Safe Learning Plan safety protocols put in place earlier this month.
The Jordan School Board confirmed its recommendations for masking and COVID-19 safety during the 2021-22 school year at its Aug. 23 board meeting.
A former Five Hawks Elementary School nurse has gone viral for publicly resigning from her position at this month’s Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board meeting stating the mandates, regulations and policies that were put on students throughout the 2020-21 school year goes against her beliefs.
Students in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will be required to wear masks at the start of the school year under a resolution adopted by district officials this month.
Eastern Carver County Schools recently announced that it strongly recommends, but will not require, that all students, teachers, staff and visitors wear masks indoors when school begins in September.
Two candidates are in the running for an open school board seat in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District, according to affidavits filed for the upcoming special election.
As the first day of school is quickly approaching, emotions ran high at the latest Prior Lake Savage Area School board meeting Monday as parents and staff advocated for and against mask requirement and school board members discussed their Back-to-School Safe Learning Plan.
If you've heard the term "critical race theory" recently, you are not alone. The term seems to have appeared out of nowhere this past year during political rallies and has since become a hot-button issue in school districts nationwide.
Chanhassen High School released its Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2020-21 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.
Chaska High School released its Dean’s List for the second semester of the 2020-21 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.
Southwest Christian High School recently released its spring honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.
The Eastern Carver County School Board gave Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams her one-year review on July 19.
The candidacy filing period opened Tuesday for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District residents looking to run for a vacant seat on the school board.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District and the district’s largest union agreed to a new two-year contract last week.
The Shakopee School Board this week unanimously approved a special election to bring an operating levy before voters on Nov. 2.
Dads of Great Students, also known as DOGS, will be partnering with The Wilds Golf Course to host a Friends and Family Golf Scramble on Aug. 5 to support Prior Lake and Savage elementary schools. Brian Schulz, Westwood Elementary DOGS leader, said the program has actively been seeking busine…
In the first month of Jordan Public Schools’ inaugural free summer meal program, the program served around 250 families daily, with around 3,893 breakfasts and 4,122 lunches served in June alone.
After a year of discussion and planning, the Prior Lake Savage Area School Board at their Monday meeting approved holding a referendum for a technology levy request on Election Day, Nov. 2, 2021.
Recent Prior Lake High School graduates Morgan Bozeman and Magnus O’Connor are among approximately 1,000 students to receive scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities through the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program announced this month. More than 3,100 other college-sponsor…
A process that began in March with facility task force recommendations and followed with more than $3 million in budget cuts, a year after $6 million was slashed, Eastern Carver County Schools is going ahead with a referendum on Nov. 2, 2021.
This May, 407 random registered voters in Shakopee participated in a survey to offer feedback for Shakopee Public Schools. The participants were asked to grade the school district, offer opinions on a potential operating levy, measure the performance of district leadership and the school boa…
No parent wants to imagine a scenario where their children are threatened at school — whether it's by severe weather, a power outage or an act of school violence — Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is taking measures to prevent panic and pandemonium that could ensue after such an incident.
The Prior Lake Savage Area School Board will decide next month whether or not to pursue a technology levy referendum in November.
Recent Prior Lake High School graduate Grace Chapman is among approximately 3,100 students to receive a scholarship financed by U.S. colleges and universities through the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Shakopee School Board Chair Kristi Peterson advocated for Minnesota students June 10 with the Minnesota School Board Association at Day on the Hill, which consisted of participating in virtual meetings with U.S. House and Senate legislators.
More than 440 graduating seniors from all over Minnesota recently received their high school diplomas as members of Minnesota Connections Academy’s Class of 2021. The tuition-free, public online school recently celebrated the students and this academic milestone during a virtual commencement…
Minnesota's graduation rate reached an all-time high last year despite online learning and other challenges brought with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released this month by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Students and teachers from Holy Family Catholic High School partnered with the We Share Solar Solutionary Program to build two solar suitcases.
Superintendent Theresa Battle’s leadership of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District was once again commended by the school board in an annual performance review.
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