The Shakopee School Board held an in-person business meeting March 23 to discuss operating levy possibilities to mitigate its $2.5 million deficit — a move that, if passed, would require a referendum come November and would take effect for the 2021-2022 school year.
Jen Brophy, a seventh-grade science teacher at East Middle School, sat in an empty classroom at 9 a.m. on a Tuesday morning, the day before all schools in Minnesota would officially close for at least eight days under an executive order from Gov. Tim Walz to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Shakopee High School culinary students had the chance this quarter to put their chef’s hats on in a real-world scenario when co-owner of Shakopee Bowl, Dave Johnson, asked culinary teacher Heather Baumbach if she’d like to enter into a partnership.
Shakopee Public Schools announced Monday afternoon that a parent with students who attend Eagle Creek Elementary School has been exposed to the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
The following students were named to the Shakopee Area Catholic School honor rolls for the second quarter. Students on the High Honor Roll earned a 3.7-4.0 grade point average and students on the honor roll earned a 3.3-3.69 grade point average.
Shakopee Public Schools said Friday, Feb. 28 its "prepared to appropriately respond" should a coronavirus outbreak occur.
BURNSVILLE — Southwest metro schools took the top spots at the Minnesota High School Quiz Bowl League championship on Thursday at Burnsville High School.
Former Shakopee City Council member Mike Luce came forward at the Feb. 10 Shakopee School Board meeting and presented $500 toward the Shakopee High School Intro to Engineering class, which connects engineering students to special needs students who need help solving practical physical proble…
Shakopee School Board members continued the discussion to open Pearson Elementary as an early childcare facility at its Feb. 10 meeting, replacing Central Family Center, where the early childcare programs currently operate.
Shakopee High School engineering student Hunter Gromniesch held a little second grade, bow-haired girl named Vianny upright as she beamed at what Gromniesch and two other students made her.
Before winter break, the Sun Path Elementary School Student Council organized a drive for food, toys and pet supplies.
Ahead of an expected winter storm sweeping through the Midwest, Shakopee Public Schools has announced it will dismiss all school buildings two hours early on Friday, Jan. 17.
Teacher pay and insurance benefits will go up slightly this school year with a new two-year contract between the Shakopee Education Association and Shakopee Public Schools, but the district’s teacher base salaries still fall behind many surrounding districts.
The Shakopee School Board held an emergency meeting at 7 a.m. Dec. 23 to approve a $1.125 million land sale agreement between the district and a developer, Trident LLC.
Thirty grant proposals have been funded for Shakopee Public Schools projects for the 2019-20 school year, according to a news release from the Shakopee Educational Endowment Foundation.
According to updated numbers provided by Shakopee Public Schools, four schools have seen an increase in flu-related absences, while five schools have seen a decrease.
The Shakopee School Board unanimously accepted a clean 2018-2019 audit report at its Dec. 9 meeting. The district saved significantly more than what was expected. The budget slotted a $639,000 increase in its general fund balance, but ended the 2018-2019 school year with a $2 million increase.
The Shakopee School Board set the 2020 taxes-payable property tax levy at $40 million Dec. 9, a 4% increase from the 2019 taxes-payable levy. This means most residents whose property values increase will pay a slightly higher amount in property tax dollars, but the district’s portion of the …
The following students were named to the Shakopee Area Catholic School honor rolls for the first quarter. Students on the High Honor Roll earned a 3.7-4.0 grade point average and students on the honor roll earned a 3.3-3.69 grade point average.
The Shakopee School Board reviewed results this week of several goals set annually by the school district. The goals are in compliance with World’s Best Workforce, a state statute which requires school districts to address disparities as part of a replacement to the federal No Child Left Beh…
Three years ago, Tokata Learning Center students Alicia Mason and Diego Paquette Ten Bear were on the cusp of dropping out of high school. That was before Mason got pregnant.
Starting later this month, the walking and running track at the Shakopee High School Field House will be open to the community, according to a news release from Shakopee Public Schools.
Elizabeth Bade, of Shakopee, received her first white coat and stethoscope at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Duluth Campus White Coat Ceremony, held on Friday, Aug. 16, inside the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Former Shakopee School Board member Mary Romansky has died at the age of 63, according to a funeral home obituary published online Nov. 11.
Shakopee Schools Assistant Superintendent David Orlowsky presented on the final two middle school rezoning options for the 2020-2021 school year to parents and family members on Oct. 29 and Nov. 7.
Jackson Elementary teachers rallied together to collect money for a bench honoring Nancy Olene, the mother of a third-grade teacher at the school and a longtime volunteer who died 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.
A lecture hall full of mostly sophomore Shakopee High School students sat intently as three former drug users shared their stories, which were riddled with violence and jail time and unexpected pregnancies. The lectures weren’t unlike what many have heard at some point in high school, and th…
The September 2019 Shakopee Lions Student of the Month is Angelina Huynh. She is currently an eighth-grade student attending Shakopee Area Catholic School and is the daughter of Richard Huynh and Thao Lu of Shakopee. Her favorite classes are religion, musical theater and science. She loves h…
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.
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