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Just a spoonful of sugar
Published April 28, 2016 at 2:28 pm
EHS speech wins first-ever state team trophy
Published April 28, 2016 at 2:25 pm
Apple Valley High School took third Eagan High School’s speech team won the first-ever team trophy awarded at a state speech tournament. The is the first year the Minnesota High School League has awarded team trophies and Eagan High School tied for first place with Moorhead High School during the...
High school student organizes local National Day of Prayer
Published April 28, 2016 at 1:24 pm
Observance scheduled May 5 at Lighthouse God’s Food Prayer has meant so much to Aundreya Edwards, a student at Christian Life Academy in Farmington, that she’s organized an hour of music, speakers and prayer to observe the National Day of Prayer next week. The observance is scheduled from noon...
Anybody want to be an astronaut?
Published April 28, 2016 at 1:13 pm
Project PoSSUM coming to Farmington Boeckman Middle School science teacher Todd Kohorst imagines he’s not the only one who grew up dreaming of being an astronaut. Kohorst trained with Project PoSSUM, which stands for Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere, last October at Embry Riddle...
FEA, District 192 still working on teacher contract
Published April 28, 2016 at 5:36 am
School releases details about financial package offered District 192 and the Farmington Education Association continue to negotiate a new teacher contract for 2016-17. The parties have met 16 times, including a 15-hour mediation meeting in February, but still haven’t settled. Negotiations have...
AVHS Theater presents ‘The Enchanted Pig’
Published April 21, 2016 at 12:46 pm
Apple Valley High School’s theater department will present “The Enchanted Pig” April 28 to May 1 in the school’s auditorium. The comic fairy tale written by Charles Ludlam is composed of recycled elements from Shakespeare, Chekhov, folk tales and other sources. The Apple Valley...
District 194’s Knudsen retires after 44 years in education
Published April 21, 2016 at 8:11 am
‘It’s been a great ride!’ There is still so much to do, Barb Knudsen said, it is hard for her to leave. But after 44 years in education, 38 of them working in District 194, the executive director of teaching and learning has announced her retirement on June 30. Knudsen said she is retiring...
Rosemount begins plans for 100th anniversary in 2017
Published April 20, 2016 at 4:26 pm
Rosemount High School and District 196 will be celebrating their 100th anniversary in the fall of 2017. High school officials and volunteers are beginning to plan a major fall event on a Saturday that will incorporate as many graduates from each of the 10 decades that RHS has been graduating...
Mayor Maguire reads to preschoolers
Published April 20, 2016 at 3:33 pm
The preschoolers at New Horizon Academy in Eagan invited Eagan Mayor Mike Maguire to visit their school as part of the Week of the Young Child celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Each New Horizon Academy location celebrates this week with fun...
Lakeville student receives book honors
Published April 20, 2016 at 3:27 pm
Grace Ritzenthaler of Lakeville is the statewide third-place finisher in the Level 1 division of the Letters About Literature contest sponsored by The Minnesota Center for the Book and the Library of Congress. Grace wrote a letter to author Thanhha Lai about Lai’s book “Inside Out and Back...