School board decides not to go back to voters in November.
The ISD 831 School Board intends to return to the voters with a second request for bonding approval after the May 20 proposal was defeated. If the board acts quickly, it could include a new facilities bond referendum in the upcoming November election. Separating the failed bond package into parts would give voters the chance [...]
They will bring new ideas, approaches Joe Nathan, Education Columnist From Anoka-Hennepin to Richfield, Stillwater, Waconia, International Falls, Houston and all over the state, more than 50 of the 331 Minnesota school districts will have new superintendents in the 2014-15 school year. We hear a lot about student mobility. But outside of professional meetings, there has [...]
A new summer camp experience is coming to Forest Lake. Four days of the first week of August, Willowbrook Community Church will present Center Stage camp. Students in grades three through eight will have opportunities to create music and art at half-day camps held Monday through Thursday, Aug. 4-7. Grades three through five will meet [...]
Public meetings set in late July, early August Linda Madsen, District 831 Superintendent As I’m sure you all know, last May the voters of our school district decided not to approve our school district’s bond request. Despite our best efforts to reach out to the community and provide information, the majority of voters apparently felt that [...]
Under new formula adopted in last legislative session Even if they have a slight decline in the number of students served, most Minnesota districts and charter schools will be receiving more money per pupil in the coming school year. That’s one of the key lessons learned in talking with Tom Melcher, director of the Minnesota [...]