Area Briefs

Ada Alden will be the keynote speaker at Being Prepared, Being Intentional and Being Present, a parent education conference from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Eastview High School. Following the keynote, participants can attend two breakout workshops from over 20 offerings. Workshops will be presented by area experts, including District 196 [...]

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The Eastview High School robotics team is presenting an Internet Cat Video Festival on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Performing Arts Center at Eastview High School, 6200 140th St. W., Apple Valley. The show will be similar to past cat video shows held at the Walker Art Center and the State Fair. Doors open at [...]

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Local American Legion Posts in this area can sponsor local high school students to participate in the American Legion Third District Oratorical contest. The contest is scheduled to occur on Jan. 10, 2015, at the Montgomery American Legion Post. The contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school [...]

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Lakeville Area Community Education will offer the following classes. Call 952-232-2150 or visit www.LakevilleAreaCommunityEd.net for more information. Sushi, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. Learn to make sushi in this hands-on class. Create traditional rolled sushi (maki-zushi) and the American Californian sushi using ingredients such as chicken, smoked salmon, shrimp and crab, mushrooms, eggs, avocado, spinach [...]

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JFK staff and students gathered together to form the shape of a “50” for a photograph in honor of the school’s 50th anniversary. A community celebration is planned for April 9, 2015. Organizers are planning to have some former JFK principals speak at the event. Former staff, students and parents are encouraged to attend. (Photo [...]

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Pathways Skype Coaching Program held an Oct. 8 training session for the program’s coaches and class volunteers from Lakeville’s Adult Education Program. Susan Wetenkamp-Brandt and Burgen Young, staff members from the MN Literacy Council, gave the informational presentation focused on techniques, tips and websites that are beneficial to the adult English learner. A Skype demonstration [...]

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