When eighth-graders arrived at Oak View Middle School April 17, they expected an ordinary day with ordinary teachers, ordinary classmates and ordinary stuff going on. But when they saw their lockers, those students knew something not so ordinary had taken place overnight.
Justin’s Gift, an organization dedicated to providing a safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and all youth, has given Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 free mental health crisis response training for 20 staff members.
More than 150 teams showcased their creative problem-solving skills at the state Destination Imagination tournament April 12.
Seniors in Blaine High School’s outdoor adventures class weren’t motivated to participate in senior skip day this year, unofficially scheduled for April 14.
Last week, Anoka-Hennepin teachers ratified their 2013-2015 contract with 84.6 percent of the nearly 3,000-member union voting to approve it.