More than 300 students displayed projects at Scandia Elementary’s annual Art & Academic Fair, “Reach for the Stars,” on Friday, Feb. 21. Top: Painted glass by third-grader Jordan Zenk. Middle: Third-grader Austin Devine’s solar system. Bottom: Two- and four-wheeled vehicles built by fourth-graders Shannon O’Brien and Hannah Melander.
Marcus Longsdorf shows his fabric absorbency test results at the St. Peter’s Catholic School science fair. Fifth- and sixth-grade students presented their projects to judges on Feb. 27, the culmination of two months’ work identifying a problem, developing a hypothesis, creating a procedure, testing, reaching a conclusion and documenting. In preschool through grade 4, students [...]
The school district’s facilities bond proposal that will be decided May 20 stems from a task force of area residents who looked at each building, parking lot and athletic field. But it’s not the first time a task force met to address the problem of school facilities wearing out.
New policy will prohibit forced dumping of meals School lunches are in the news. Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed using state money to buy hot lunches for students who can’t pay. “We cannot expect our students to succeed on an empty stomach,” Dayton said. According to a recent study conducted by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, if [...]