Matthew Feraru mastered every course Prior Lake High School could throw at him, whether they were multivariable calculus, world history or environmental science. His summer plans are to soak up still more knowledge.
How will school work in the fall as the pandemic continues? The answer should come in a few weeks, but it could also shift during the school year depending on a particular district or school's circumstances, state and local officials said this month.
Student and faculty deaths will be acknowledged in a consistent, thoughtful manner under a Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District policy adopted this month, officials said.
Qorsho Hassan, a Somali-American educator who formerly taught fifth-grade at Gideon Pond Elementary in Burnsville, lost her job to budget cuts the same month she landed a finalist's spot in the prestigious Minnesota Teacher of the Year award program this spring.
Elementary students and staff in across the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District took to their cars to celebrate the end of another school year.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Superintendent Theresa Battle received praise from the Board of Education this month in a performance evaluation reviewing her first year in the role.
Shakopee Area Catholic Schools celebrated the end of the school year in true COVID-19 style with an outdoor eighth-grade graduation mass, ceremony and a “car wash” line, where the Shakopee Fire Department sounded sirens and teachers and staff waved flags, held signs, and cheered for the Clas…
More than 60 community education and Kids’ Company staff were called back to work on Monday as Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools prepare for summer programming.
BURNSVILLE — Burnsville High School’s 2020 graduates are resilient and passionate, commencement speakers said during a virtual graduation ceremony held this month.
The Jordan School Board unanimously approved a contract with an interim superintendent candidate during its regular meeting Monday night, filling an upcoming hole left by Superintendent Matt Helgerson.
Shakopee High School students now have access to thousands of books and resources through a new Scott County Library partnership with the district, which gives them a virtual library card that can access a cloud database.
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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Teachers and staff lined the west student parking lot at Chaska High School June 4, 2020. Many holding signs of congratulations, of encouragement, of hope for the future.
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.
The United Nations Association of the USA and InnerView Technologies are recognizing 135 Burnsville High School students in the 2nd Annual National Community Service Awards, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District announced this week.
Shakopee Public Schools will host a virtual community conversation about the district’s finances from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday June 8, according to a recent press release.
Barb Kocka and Mary Mobeck left the weekly Carver Elementary School virtual meeting with teachers and staff a bit perplexed May 28.
Prior Lake High School's class of 2020 made their way to the high school one last time during a diploma pick up event on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
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Jordan school officials were given the green light Tuesday night to enter negotiations with a candidate to temporarily replace outgoing superintendent Matt Helgerson.
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.
A combination of budget cuts and a voter-approved operating levy would be the “most prudent” approach to mitigating its $2.5 million budget shortfall ahead of the 2020-2021 school year, The Shakopee School District administration advised the School Board this week.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the 2020 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners.
The Jordan High School Class of 2020 may drive instead of "walk," as high school administration prepares plans for a drive-thru diploma ceremony May 30.
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.
There was a need in the community and Shakopee West Middle School teachers Josh Tyson and Mike Sundblad jumped in to help.
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.
Late last week, the Minnesota Department of Education released guidelines for graduation ceremonies. The top recommendation: schools should hold ceremonies that can be conducted remotely and ensure attendees do not need to leave their homes, like a virtual ceremony.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools this month is recognizing 11 teachers and other staff members who will retire after the 2019-2020 school year.
As the school year winds down, local educators are re-evaluating their grading practices to take into consideration the impact of COVID-19 and distance learning.
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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