Education
North Branch Area High School and Chisago Lakes High School are teaming up to host a Toy Drive for Anonymous Santa of Chisago County Dec. 16 when the Wildcats travel to North Branch to take on the Vikings in boys basketball. Fans who donate will receive free admission to the game. Accepted donations...Read More
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The work of our Facilities Study Group continued last week with a highly productive meeting designed to start the process of prioritizing the school district’s needs. For those unaware of the FSG, it is comprised of a wide range of interests, including a variety of community members, parents, scho...Read More
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Benjamin (Ben) Roettjer Ben has demonstrated exceptional qualities throughout the trimester. Not only is Ben a leader in the classroom, but he works well with other students, adds insight to class discussions, and is a positive peer in and outside of the classroom. Academically, Ben also excels as h...Read More
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Jeanne Krile, Angie Johnson and Lisa Gale are three wise women who are helping students and their families. Gale is a mother who asked important questions about Minnesota’s Postsecondary Enrollment Options. Johnson and Krile are Minnesota Department of Education employees who responded swiftly to ...Read More
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Fifth-graders at Jacobson Elementary in Rush City took part in an Art Club put on by teachers Lori Ann Nelson and Erin Waters. The students created totem poles after learning why they exist. The students learned about Eddie Malin, a scholar who has proposed that totem poles progressed from house pos...Read More
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High school students in the Prostart culinary program recently partnered with King Arthur Flour and its “Bake for Good” program to donate fresh baked goods to the Family Pathways Food Shelf in North Branch. Students learned how to bake bread and rolls and shared them with Family Pathways for dis...Read More
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