Education

Anna Boeckermann was named the Upsala Junior High School Student of the Month for May. She is the daughter of Pete and Joan Boeckermann and the sister of Gretchen, Jon, David, Amanda, Holly, Hope, Bethany, Zac, and Noah. Boeckermann participates in basketball and volleyball and has been named a member of the “B” Honor Roll. [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Business Manage Nancy Henderson presented the budget for the 2014-15 school year at the May Little Falls School Board meeting. At Monday’s meeting, the Board voted to approve the budget. The district estimated there would be $2.69 million  in the general fund as of the end of the fiscal year, [...]

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Central Lakes College will be honoring 75 outstanding alumni at a special recognition event on Saturday, June 21 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Brainerd campus. As Central Lakes College celebrates its 75th anniversary, officials are recognizing and honoring 75 outstanding alumni throughout the college’s history. This honorary award was established to recognize [...]

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“Keep their minds and bodies engaged in wonder during the summer months when they are not attending school.” That’s what Julie Olson, director of elementary education for the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools recommended last week. She was one of 39 education leaders who responded to my request for suggestions about what parents could do to [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Little Falls Community Middle School (LFCMS) Principal Nate Swenson is moving on. His seven years in Little Falls came to an end at the end of this school year. Swenson has taken the job as principal at Eden Prairie’s Central Middle School which consists of grades seven and eight. “The middle [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Susan Benjamin, a Little Falls Community Middle School science teacher has been selected to participate in a Japan-U.S. exchange program, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) As a participant in the program, hosted by the Japan-U.S. Educational Commission (Fulbright Japan), Benjamin was selected from a national pool of more than 200 educators. [...]

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By Kerry Drager, Correspondent Love for community and career makes retiring a heavy-hearted affair, and Kathy Detloff of Grey Eagle said she certainly has enjoyed her 41 years of teaching English and literature at the Swanville school. Although it is difficult to say goodbye to a career that has helped her develop young minds, she knew [...]

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