Education

The Rosemount High School marching band performed during the Minnesota State Fair daily parade on the opening day of the fair, Thursday, Aug. 21. The band previewed music from its new show, “The Queen.” The band is currently raising funds in an effort to replace its storage and travel trailer. The goal is to raise [...]

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Class size too high for concerned parents at North Trail Estimating attendance and keeping class size low is a consistently challenging puzzle school districts attempt to put together every year. Even after boundaries were redrawn in the Farmington Area School District, there were still a few class sizes that exceeded the district’s comfort level for [...]

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Three of Lakeville South High School’s five practice football fields sustained significant damage last weekend after vandals drove a vehicle or vehicles over the fields swerving and spinning donuts that created ruts in the groomed turf. The damage occurred sometime between when the last game concluded on one of the fields at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, [...]

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The Burnsville High School marching band performed during the Friday, Aug. 22, parade of the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. The band was one of three high school marching bands to perform in the 2 p.m. parade that went through the main streets of the fair. The next performance for the band will be [...]

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Apple Valley’s Paideia Academy marked its 10th anniversary earlier this month with a community celebration in the parking lot of the K-8 public charter school. “We have now graduated six eighth-grade classes, been authorized for a five-year charter — the longest allowed by Minnesota state law — and been designated a High Quality Charter School [...]

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Seven candidates have filed for four four-year terms on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education. The filing period closed on Aug. 12. Incumbents Abigail Alt, Dan Luth, Jim Schmid and Robert VandenBoom are seeking re-election. The candidates are: Harold S. Sandahl IV, 14512 Kipling Ave. South, Savage; Schmid, 11107 Territorial Court., Burnsville; Bradley [...]

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