Education
Submitted photo Scandia Elementary’s Destination Imagination Team placed first in the middle level regional competition held at Blaine High School on March 21. The team, consisting of fifth and sixth grade students at Scandia, now advances to the state competition on April 11 held at Champlain Hig...Read More
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For five hours on Saturday, March 14, I was mesmerized. Students taught me about a range of history subjects as I helped judge websites they produced for Minnesota History Day. Both research and experience show that what some people call “project-based learning” is a winning approach. Minnesota ...Read More
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Swedish classes will be held at the Gammelgården Museum in Scandia for six weeks beginning April 13 and running through May 18. The classes will be taught by native Swedish speaker Signe Fluegel. Classes will have strong focus on grammar and reading comprehension, conversation skills, and will also...Read More
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At a recent Forest Lake Early Childhood Family Education Cooking with Kids program held March 20, families cooked up some fun making playdough, glurch, and more as they learned how to measure, count, and work together....Read More
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The Minnesota House of Representatives has passed a bill, authored by Rep. Jenifer Loon, R-Eden Prairie, calling for a major change in the way teacher layoffs are conducted when finances, enrollments or instructional program changes call for reduction of teaching positions. A companion bill authored...Read More
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Students at Southwest Junior High enjoyed a dance performance of “Shake it Off” by Principal Scott Geary and Vice Principal Kenny Newby March 6. During the month of February, Southwest and Century students participated in a contest to see who could bring in the most box tops. Together, both scho...Read More
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