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.
Shakopee Area Catholic Schools celebrated the end of the school year in true COVID-19 style with an outdoor eighth-grade graduation mass, ceremony and a “car wash” line, where the Shakopee Fire Department sounded sirens and teachers and staff waved flags, held signs, and cheered for the Clas…
Shakopee High School students now have access to thousands of books and resources through a new Scott County Library partnership with the district, which gives them a virtual library card that can access a cloud database.
Shakopee Public Schools will host a virtual community conversation about the district’s finances from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday June 8, according to a recent press release.
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A combination of budget cuts and a voter-approved operating levy would be the “most prudent” approach to mitigating its $2.5 million budget shortfall ahead of the 2020-2021 school year, The Shakopee School District administration advised the School Board this week.
There was a need in the community and Shakopee West Middle School teachers Josh Tyson and Mike Sundblad jumped in to help.
Shakopee Public Schools administered widespread surveys to teachers and parents March 27 in order to gauge how well distance learning went after the first week. Distance learning took effect March 18 after an executive order from Gov. Tim Walz to stop the spread of COVID-19. Schools will rem…
At its April 13 meeting, the Shakopee School Board approved a stipend reduction for the district’s coaches and extracurricular advisers, and passed a plan to reduce the hours of employees working in community education and food service, should the schools continue to be closed after May 1.
Third-grade Jackson Elementary School teacher Ann Van Brocklin joined her students online Monday for the second week of this not-so-normal, new normal. Her students each took up two-inch blocks on her computer screen, with an occasional appearance in the background from a cat, a sibling or a…
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.
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