After public outcry about a planned reduction of instrumental music staff, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board May 12 restored full-time band directors at Blaine and Coon Rapids high schools for the 2014-2015 school year.
Four Anoka-Hennepin specialty schools are taking the notion of preparing students for life to an award-winning level.
Eight Anoka-Hennepin schools will receive money from the School Breakfast Initiative next year.
Dressed to the nines and ready to bust a move with the best of ‘em, dozens of teenagers celebrated Spring Fling during a May 1 dance party.
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.