When Prior Lake High School Spanish teacher Kate Dunklee said goodbye to her students on March 13, she thought it was for the weekend. It turned out to be until May or later.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School District is offering free child care until March 25 for first responders, healthcare workers and district employees and free meals for students until March 20 during school closures meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools will cancel school starting Monday, March 16, through at least Friday, March 27, the district announced Sunday afternoon.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools District canceled several events over the next month to follow state guidance for the coronavirus, officials announced Friday, March 13.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools are adding cleaning measures, postponing at least one international trip and laying out instruction plans for students and staff if schools close during a local coronavirus outbreak, according to a new coronavirus response plan out this week.
BURNSVILLE — Southwest metro schools took the top spots at the Minnesota High School Quiz Bowl League championship on Thursday at Burnsville High School.
The following students were named to Prior Lake High School’s Honor Roll after achieving a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the second term of the 2019-2020 school year.
Editor's note: This article was updated with a information from Superintendent Dr. Teri Staloch's email to staff on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 12:25 p.m. A further clarification stating that the bond referendum projects did not contribute to the current budget gap was made on Friday, Feb. 14 at 1…
A class of 20 students sat silent but attentive in Prior Lake High School's room D127 as their teacher spoke, not with words but with hands and facial expressions.
Prior Lake High School's theater program will take its one-act play production to the Minnesota State High School League's state festival today for the first time in 22 years.
State aid to public schools should increase and be tied to inflation, the Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Board told local legislators Monday night.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools board members said they’re working through communication and trust issues during a three-hour workshop Monday.
Students in Prior Lake High School Fab Lab are using their design, marketing and advertising skills to think up new ways to give early learning and special education students a hands-on experience in the classroom.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools students will be released two hours early on Friday, Jan. 17, ahead of a winter storm that's expected to cover the metro in several inches of snow and low temperatures, the district announced Thursday.
Teacher pay and insurance benefits will go up this school year with a new two-year contract between the Prior Lake Savage Education Association and Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools.
Open enrollment could more than double for the 2020-2021 school year after the Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Board voted 6-1 to increase the number of new students allowed to enroll in all grade levels Monday.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Boardmember Stacey Ruelle has been named to the 2020 All-State School Board, the Minnesota School Boards Association’s most prestigious award, the district announced this week.
Bridges Area Learning Center received the Rotary Foundation Certificate of Appreciation from the Prior Lake Rotary Club last month, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced this week.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools aren’t meeting their state obligations for educating and supporting the district’s 200 or so Native American students, several Native American families told the School Board this fall.
A group of 32 Prior Lake-Savage students made the cut for the state's American Choral Directors Association's honor choir.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools Board is entertaining the idea of budget cuts and changing its open enrollment limits to make up for what district officials estimate will be a $2 million gap in the budget.
The following students were named to Prior Lake High School’s Honor Roll after achieving a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the first term of the 2019-2020 school year.
Several kindergarten-enrollment dates are coming up in the next few months, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced this week.
A newly unveiled reunification plan will streamline and standardize Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools’ response to situations like tornadoes, gas leaks or other incidents, officials said this week.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools received a clean audit report from independent audit firm of CliftonLarsonAllen last month.
Minnesota schools can do a better job of teaching about Native Americans’ history and present, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community said this month.
It’s one thing juggling classes and athletics, but this year the Prior Lake cheer team has decided to add helping their community to their balancing act.
It was about 40 degrees, and Circle of Friends Preschool teacher Amanda McNearney’s six students scrambled through the bramble behind Hidden Oaks Middle School. One called out that she’s a plumber, another said he’s a monkey and a third declared he’s a ninja.
Open enrollment out of Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools is up, particularly among kindergartners, according to the official enrollment count for the school year presented to the School Board on Monday.
Public and charter schools across the state will receive $30 million for improving school safety this year thanks to a surplus in the state's 2019 general fund, state Rep. Tony Albright announced this week.
Several Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools have held or will hold festivals celebrating environmental science, technology and math classes, the district announced this week.
Staff and students at Bridges Area Learning Center said they’re excited and optimistic about the new space’s potential.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools students outperformed the state average on standardized reading and math tests, according to the district’s most recent data, but their scores also continued a three-year decline.
Shakopee schools still need two literacy tutors for the 2019-2020 school year, according to a news release from Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Scott County schools, overall, are still currently seeking 21 tutors. The need is urgent and area residents are encouraged to appl…
The Laker Educational Foundation invites Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools families to join, the group recently announced.
Teachers and school officials in Prior Lake are looking for ways to improve school finances, teacher pay and the achievement gap among students. When Congresswoman Angie Craig, D-Minnesota, came to a local middle school Saturday, they wanted to know how she was helping.
Prior Lake High School senior Sydney Kuhl is a semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program and is in the running for one of 7,500 scholarships that'll be given next spring, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced.
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