Rush City elementary students this year did the best job ever in returning their “5 Over Summer” reading sheets, as 92 students not only read at least five books at their reading level this summer but remembered to bring in their reading sheets on the first day of school, . Reporting the news was Jacobson [...]
Made popular by One Direction, “That’s What Makes You Beautiful” was the rockin’ finale at the Rush City Choir Root Beer Rag on April 25. Here, soloists Joe VanAlstine and Dylan Groshens, both in eighth grade, and seventh-grader Dalton Ramberg entertained the audience while the combined choir (grades five through eight) got its groove on [...]
Sixth-grade students from C.E. Jacobson Elementary attended a “Science Rocks” workshop at St. Cloud State University Jan. 10. The students enjoyed hands-on courses on the ecology and management of wolves, constellations, airplane simulator tests, turtles, mollusks, cryogenics, building eco-bots, pendulum snake and space.
Academic awards were recently given to Rush City students who were on the A Honor Roll all four quarters last school year. 7th Grade: Riley McGough; Carlie Mell; Brooke Nekowitsch; Hannah Thoen; Haley VanDyke; Jessica Zmuda. 8th Grade: Caleb Anderson; Miranda Anderson; Travis Anderson; Abe Bush; Brandon Fisher; Kyle Groh; Andrew Heavirland; Samantha Herberg; Brett [...]
By Melanie M. Hedberg— Rush City seniors Jennifer Tryon and Adam Engel on Oct. 8 shared their personal experiences from Girls and Boys State on a night they received awards and recognition. Girls State raised over 6,000 pair of socks as part of its 2012 mission, shared Tryon, who was elected a county police officer. [...]
By Derrick Knutson— Sometimes a student makes nearly all of the right moves throughout his or her high school career. Tests are thoroughly prepared for, homework is always finished and there’s a nearly perfect balance between school and social life. However, one destructive decision, such as getting behind the wheel after drinking and driving, can [...]