Blaine High School’s speech and debate team has earned another significant recognition. The team has been awarded membership into the National Forensic League’s Societé de 300, which is reserved exclusively for the top 1 percent of high schools in the country.
More than 50 Blaine High School seniors slept outside the evening of Oct. 9 and went to school the next day to get some idea of the circumstances some fellow students could be facing.
Eight Anoka-Hennepin elementary schools have received the highest designation in the state’s accountability system, and another two district schools ranked in the next highest category, according to data released by the Minnesota Department of Education Oct. 1.
Several minutes after giving a motivational speech to his team and fellow students, football captain Sam Licari was crowned homecoming king of Anoka High School, joining homecoming queen Estee Sieben on the royalty march around the gym. They kept smiling as they hugged or shook hands with their friends and patiently posed for photos with [...]
To be named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist, 11th-grade students need to score in the top 1 percent of entrants from their state on the Preliminary SAT test as a junior. This year, Anoka-Hennepin schools have three such students.
The city of Coon Rapids and Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 have renewed agreements to bring police liaison officers into elementary, middle and high schools.