Education

Lakeville Area Public Schools Superintendent Lisa Snyder will be recognized at the White House during the first National ConnectED Summit Wednesday. Convened by President Barack Obama, the summit will bring together educators from across the country who are leading their schools and districts in the transition to digital learning. Snyder is one of two superintendents […]

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Burnsville High’s Giving Garden a lesson in the soil The snow flew before volunteers could erect a fence around the new Giving Garden at Burnsville High School. That task will now wait until spring. A pile of organic soil, dusted by Monday’s winter storm, sits in the middle of the plot,  waiting to be spread […]

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Community invited to tour the school during open house Sunday Fifty years ago, the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District had a much different landscape. It was dotted by only a few concentrations of housing in 1964 when students throughout the district attended Rosemount High School. At that time the school’s population was growing so much that […]

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Enrollment in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is expect to gradually increase over the next five years. According to the district’s official enrollment projections, which was presented at the Nov. 10 School Board meeting, enrollment is expected to increase by 165 students next school year to 27,577. “There’s no surprises,” said Kim Reis, student information […]

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Kenwood Trail Middle School in Lakeville was closed for about an hour early Tuesday morning after school staff arrived to discover a strong natural gas odor in the building. District spokeswoman Sarah Oslund said KTMS Principal Kate Eisenthal called 911 at around 6 a.m. and  Lakeville police and fire responded, along with Minnesota Energy workers, […]

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Sauser, Lee win by larger margins The Farmington School Board will have a new member after Tuesday’s election, which came down to 118 votes. Incumbents Melissa Sauser (28.22 percent) and Tera Lee (26.32 percent) will return for another four years winning two of the three open seats. For the final spot, challenger Steve Corraro had […]

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