Hundreds of Shakopee High School students participated in a walkout in solidarity against racial injustice on Tuesday, April 20.
Shakopee High School seniors have had quite the non-traditional end to their high school experience. Many of them have not been able to attend prom yet due to last year’s pandemic restrictions.
Last week, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools welcomed students grades 6-12 back to in-person Learning. This marks the first time grades E-12 were able to attend school in-person at the same time since March 2020.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Board of Education approved a $2 millions budget adjustment last week to help mitigate the district’s $4 million budget deficit.
The Shakopee School Board cut 48 probationary teachers and proposed to cut nine tenured teachers at its Tuesday meeting this week due to necessary budget cuts after voters turned down the district’s proposed $9 million operating levy in November 2020.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District is looking to close a $10.86 million budget deficit projected for the next fiscal year while minimizing the impact to students.
Eastern Carver County Schools was forced to cut more than 31 full-time equivalent teaching positions during the 2020-21 budget process, $6 million in total, for what the district says is a result of the 2019 failed referendum.
Since the pandemic hit the area last spring, students in elementary through high school have been flexible in adapting to different learning environments.
At a Jordan School Board meeting earlier this year, Jordan Public Schools Finance Director Amy Hafemann provided a revised budget for the current 2020-2021 year.
In November, 54% of Shakopee voters cast ballots against a proposed $9 million operating levy for Shakopee Public Schools. Now, the Shakopee School Board has implemented nearly $7 million in cuts to correct the district’s deficit.
Three Shakopee High School seniors have been designated as 2021 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists and were honored at the March 22 Shakopee School Board meeting.
Thirty-four students from the Chaska Speech Team competed at the 2AA Sub-section tournament on Monday, March 15. The top nine competitors in each category qualified to advance to the 2AA Section Tournament, according to a Chaska Speech press release.
Since 2019, the Jordan Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to Jordan High School grads who want to pursue further education in the trades field.
The question floating around many metro school districts is whether online learning opportunities will continue in the 2021-22 school year if in-person learning is available full-time in the fall.
The job of epidemiologists is to trace the signature of a disease outbreak. Find its origins. Find the connections.
On Friday, March 5, the Minnesota Department of Health put out a press release warning of an outbreak of a B117 variant of the COVID-19 virus centered in Carver County.
A Burnsville High School senior is in the running for a national computing and information technology award after winning a prestigious statewide award.
A local robotics team will construct a permanent obstacle course along the trails at Hidden Valley Park this year.
Parents and supporters of Guardian Angels Catholic School are hosting a prayer event on Tuesday, March 2.
Following updates to the state's Safe Learning Plan last week, plans are underway for Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools secondary students to transition to an in-person learning model, according to an email from Superintendent Teri Staloch sent to staff and families Feb. 23.
Eastern Carver County Schools will go four days a week for grades 6-12 beginning March 22. Students will attend in-person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Eastern Carver County Schools was announced Feb. 24 as one of 11 schools or organizations across the state of Minnesota to receive a 2021 Youth Skills Training grant. The partnership works to develop and implement paid-learning opportunities for students 16 years of age and older.
If Eastern Carver County Schools taxpayers won't vote for a future referendum, what are they willing to sacrifice, pondered School Board Member Jenny Stone on Feb. 22.
Chaska Middle School West student Leah Nelson was chosen to play piano in the Minnesota State Honor Jazz Band on Saturday, March 20.
Hundreds of Eastern Carver County Schools staff are scheduled to be vaccinated at a Friday, Feb. 26 clinic in Waconia.
Students will be welcomed back to in-person hybrid learning this month, District 112 Superintendent Lisa Sayles-Adams said in a statement Wednesday.
Chanhassen High School released its Dean’s List for the first 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.
For Deb Pauly, the Jordan School Board chair and past president of Minnesota School Board Association, working in education isn’t her day job.
Robin Gordon described her first 30 days in District 112 as a “very exciting, collaborative, amazing opportunity.” The new equity and inclusion director is ready to get to work, she said at a Feb. 8 school board workshop presentation.
Shakopee students in grades 6 through 12 will return to hybrid learning on Tuesday, Feb. 16, as new county COVID cases per 10,000 residents hover around 19.
Could a new bus garage, a Carver Elementary building addition and much-needed improvements to Chanhassen Elementary be coming soon in District 112?
Members of the Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Board of Education and administrative team met virtually with local legislators Feb. 1 to discuss the district’s legislative platform and initiatives.
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