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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A year and half since closing three schools, Burnsville district officials continue to wade through questions surrounding the long-term future of district buildings.
Shakopee Public Schools will be offering free summer meal pickup and delivery opportunities for children up to 18 years old starting June 15.
After a year of mostly online and hybrid learning, the Jordan High School Class of 2021 was able to have an in-person graduation ceremony Saturday evening, May 29.
On the evening of Friday, May 14, students and families gathered outdoors at Holy Family Catholic High School to watch soon-to-be-graduated high school senior Grace McGlynn take her final bow in a Holy Family Theater Department production.
Thirty-five staff members of Eastern Carver County Schools will no longer hold their positions as of June 30, 2021, as the termination and non-renewal of these probationary teaching contracts were eliminated at a May 24 District 112 School Board meeting.
Closing a school is never an easy decision, even when financially it makes sense. That's why the end of East Union Elementary, in the southwestern corner of Eastern Carver County School District, will be an emotional celebration in 2022.
Look up the word “home” and you’ll probably find synonyms like “habitat” or “property.”
Burnsville High School students will graduate in-person this year at an outdoor commencement planned for June 11, Superintendent Theresa Battle announced this month.
While many of the elementary school buildings in Eastern Carver County Schools are roughly 15-20% under student capacity, others, most notably Carver Elementary School are at capacity or very close.
With three elementary principal openings and a director of community education position being vacated due to retirements, Eastern Carver County Schools received more than 90 applicants for the positions.
Gov. Tim Walz announced Thursday night the state of Minnesota mask mandate will be relinquished on Friday, May 14, with guidance from the Centers of Disease Control releasing information saying those vaccinated no longer need to wear a mask indoors.
Six or so months away from a potential Eastern Carver County Schools referendum, the school board is finding a willingness to listen from residents, but uncertainty still remains despite cuts of nearly $10 millions from the 2020-21 and 2021-22 budget.
Shakopee residents asked questions of Shakopee School Board Chair Kristi Peterson, Treasurer Joe Aldrich, Superintendent Mike Redmond and Finance Director Bill Menozzi at a May 10 community forum about a second try at a levy.
Joan MacDonald may be retiring as Bluff Creek Elementary School’s principal on June 30, but she’s spending her last few months doing more than just administrative duties.
Nancy Wittman-Beltz has been an educator for 46 years; a principal in Eastern Carver County Schools for 26 years; the building leader at Jonathan Elementary the last 23 years.
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