Education
District concerned memorials would be ongoing reminder of trauma The Farmington School District is considering a new policy regarding guidelines for memorials and memorializing activities. The policy would ban permanent memorials on school buildings and grounds for deceased students and staff member...Read More
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Participants in Greenleaf Elementary’s upcoming 5K event will be crossing the finish line with more than just perspiration on their bodies. The Apple Valley school will be hosting a “color run” on Saturday, April 25 for students, parents and members of the surrounding community. The event will...Read More
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Students in the Drama Club at Valley Middle School in Apple Valley were busy this week rehearsing for their spring musical “Aladdin Jr.” The show directed by Nancy Laursen will be presented at 7 p.m. April 16-17 and 2 p.m. April 18 at the school located at 900 Gardenview Drive. (Photos b...Read More
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District considering renewing iPad lease Gateway Academy’s will expand by two grade levels next year offering access to third- through seventh-graders, the Farmington School Board was told during Monday’s meeting. This year it was open for fourth- through sixth-graders. Gateway will continue to ...Read More
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Bond sale caps winning referendum effort Capping a successful referendum season, the District 191 School Board voted April 9 to issue $64.49 million in voter-approved general obligation bonds. The bonds will fund districtwide building improvements, the largest of which is a $52.48 million classroom ...Read More
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Community members are invited to help Burnsville High School students build and start planting the school’s Giving Garden on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last fall, students worked to expand from a small bucket garden to a larger plot of permanent ground on the BHS campus. On April 25...Read More
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Burnsville High School junior Scott Tinkham won two 2015 NATAS-Upper Midwest Region student video production awards on Sunday, April 12. Winners were announced at a ceremony at the Mall of America. Tinkham won the high school sports category for videos he shot and edited for the Burnsville football ...Read More
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