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.
Shakopee Public Schools will be offering free summer meal pickup and delivery opportunities for children up to 18 years old starting June 15.
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.
After a year of unexpected expenditures and fluctuating enrollment numbers, school districts throughout the state face budget shortfalls that could be ongoing.
Hundreds of Shakopee High School students participated in a walkout in solidarity against racial injustice on Tuesday, April 20.
Shakopee High School seniors have had quite the non-traditional end to their high school experience. Many of them have not been able to attend prom yet due to last year’s pandemic restrictions.
The Shakopee School Board cut 48 probationary teachers and proposed to cut nine tenured teachers at its Tuesday meeting this week due to necessary budget cuts after voters turned down the district’s proposed $9 million operating levy in November 2020.
In November, 54% of Shakopee voters cast ballots against a proposed $9 million operating levy for Shakopee Public Schools. Now, the Shakopee School Board has implemented nearly $7 million in cuts to correct the district’s deficit.
Three Shakopee High School seniors have been designated as 2021 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists and were honored at the March 22 Shakopee School Board meeting.
Shakopee students in grades 6 through 12 will return to hybrid learning on Tuesday, Feb. 16, as new county COVID cases per 10,000 residents hover around 19.
Many metro teachers who were supposed to be prioritized for vaccines were placed on wait lists after schools sent out far more invites than a mass vaccination event will be able to fill and some recipients shared the sign-up information with colleagues.
Halfway into his four-year term, Governor Tim Walz announced Jan. 25 that after two years of conversations with educators, school leaders, education organizations, students, and families, it is time to direct Minnesota in a new direction.
Envisioning a post-pandemic world for Minnesota school districts doesn't necessarily mean an end to virtual learning.
Shakopee students K-12 will remain in distance learning through at least Jan. 15, according to a recommendation from Shakopee Public Schools' pandemic response advisory team.
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 unanimously accepted a clean 2019-2020 audit report at its Nov. 23 business meeting. Its fund balance grew by $3.1 million, which was $1.7 million more than expected, but most of those gains are restricted funds that can only be spent on specific expenses such as fa…
It was 8:40 on a drizzly Tuesday morning and Amy Rutter’s Jackson Elementary School kindergarten students were already dancing in their living rooms as part of a necessary “brain break.”
Shakopee Public Schools moved up its transition from hybrid to distance learning due to the “worsening of the number of COVID-19 cases in our area and their varied impacts on our ability to provide educational services to our students,” according to a recent announcement from the district.
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.
Shakopee Public Schools Superintendent Mike Redmond announced Monday night that elementary schools will transition to full-time distance learning Monday, Nov. 30.
Shakopee High School Seniors Ian Smith, Tharun Inturi and Simran Rana have been designated as 2021 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists and were recognized at the Sept. 28 Shakopee School Board meeting.
Shakopee Public Schools will hold a levy information session for the public at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 on the Thrust Stage at Shakopee High School, 100 17th Ave., for those interested in learning more about the referendum, according to the district.
Shakopee residents submitted questions to Superintendent Mike Redmond ahead of the Sept. 22 State of the District address. Redmond said many of the questions fell into the categories addressed below, and the rest of the questions have been addressed through individual communication.
Shakopee Public Schools will hold a State of the District presentation Sept. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Thrust Stage at Shakopee High School.
The Shakopee School Board discussed a $33.2 million preliminary property tax levy for taxes payable in 2021 at its Sept. 14 school board meeting.
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