Secondary students within the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District have the next few days of school off as the district transitions grades 6-12 from a hybrid learning model to distance learning and soon K-5 students will join them.
Most school districts in Scott County will halt in-person learning for some students this month in response to rapidly increasing community spread of COVID-19.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board unanimously approved a 2020-2021 preliminary levy maximum of 3.86% Monday night. The final levy will be approved by the board in December.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board approved various requests for additional staffing for the 2020-2021 school year at its Sept. 14 meeting.
The communications protocols and board operating norms for the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board, which asks for the board chair and superintendent to be copied on email responses from members, was discussed during the Sept. 14 meeting of the board.
As public school districts have wrestled all summer with tough decisions on how to start the school year, private institutions have forged ahead.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools staff held signs reading “Teachers deserve safety,” “Later start = Safer start,” and “Teachers supporting teachers,” as they filled the parking lot of the District Services Center Monday evening before the PLSAS Board met to discuss a recommendation to prolong …
John Dols was named Holy Family Catholic High School’s second principal March 1; an official start date coinciding with the 2020-21 school year. Little did he know, two weeks into his transitional period, COVID-19 would send students home for the final two months.
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.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools' middle school Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports team has been named a 2020 exemplar by the Minnesota PBIS State Leadership Team, according to the district.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Spending cuts of more than $2 million next school year in Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools will affect staff and classroom supports after a split School Board vote this week.
Sue Ann Gruver, who was superintendent of Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools from 2008 to 2015, died late last month at age 72, her family announced.
A second budget proposal by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools that cuts more than $2 million in spending but keeps several more teaching support staff on through next year is set for a School Board vote on May 4.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools officials are heading back to the drawing board after School Board members criticized a preliminary proposal for millions of dollars in spending cuts and adjustments, including cuts in teaching staff.
Katy Schuerman will be principal at Five Hawks Elementary School starting next year following the retirement of Tim Bell, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools announced this month.
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 third term of the 2019-2020 school year.
More than 100 community education staff members at Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools have lost work because of coronavirus-related revenue losses, the district announced in a letter to staff Monday.
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.