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Rush City preschoolers celebrate graduation
Published June 5, 2016 at 8:00 am
Read to Succeed at Jacobson Elementary a success
Published May 5, 2016 at 8:00 am
by Melanie M. Hedberg and Alissa Zeltinger Contributing writers When youngsters needed a little extra motivation to read at home, a few cool prizes did just the trick. Third grade teachers Kelly Birkholm, Gary Wendorf, and Alissa Zeltinger, were excited to implement Read to Succeed, a reading...
Faced with budget challenges
Published May 5, 2016 at 8:00 am
I always find myself filled with pride as I begin to write to you each month about our incredible school district, and this month we have much to share! From speech team results, to the Art Festival, band performances and the first annual Book Bingo for our youngest readers — we indeed have so...
Rush City School District forced to make cuts
Published April 27, 2016 at 8:37 am
In an effort to balance the school district’s budget, the Rush City School Board was forced to make a hard decision. At its most recent meeting April 21, the board voted in favor of making budget cuts for the 2016-2017 school year. While making this type of move is not easy, it is a decision...
C.E. Jacobson students preform ‘anti-technology’ concert
Published March 4, 2016 at 8:02 am
On Feb. 25, fifth and sixth grade students from C.E. Jacobson Elementary preformed a concert at Rush City High School. The concert combined both classes to create a show of nonstop laughter and singing for their families. The theme of the concert this year was how to have fun the good,...
Superintendent Dupre details ‘strategic action plan’
Published March 4, 2016 at 8:01 am
With this school year heading into its final months, it is time for the school district to begin thinking about next year. At a Feb. 25 Rush City Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Rush City Schools Superintendent Teresa Dupre offered her thoughts on her first year in Rush City, as well as what she...
Watch closely, and we can learn from our students
Published November 3, 2015 at 8:00 am
Accountability and assessments receive an enormous amount of time and attention in schools. While they are important and we do need to be measuring learning and growth, not all things can be measured in a test. Compassion, courage, leadership and empathy are very difficult if not impossible to...
World’s Best Workforce plan adopted for Rush City Schools
Published October 26, 2015 at 8:01 am
The Rush City School Board on Oct. 15 accepted a comprehensive, long-term strategic plan to improve teaching and learning that prepares students for postsecondary options and careers. Aligned with creating the World’s Best Workforce, a requirement under state statute, the report for Rush City...
Good news, new faces at Rush City Schools
Published September 3, 2015 at 8:02 am
MCA results for Rush City Schools support achievement goals
Published August 18, 2015 at 8:05 am
By Teresa Dupre Superintendent, Rush City Schools The Minnesota World’s Best Workforce plan set forth a framework for school districts in Minnesota to follow in order to ensure achievement gains for all students. There are five goal areas that we as a school need to address on an annual basis:...