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.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College biology students joined recently with a group of home-schooled students, ages six to 13, to teach them about catching turtles, and then measuring, marking and releasing them for a nationwide research project called “TurtlePop.”
By day, Jesse Peterson is an orchestra teacher at Anoka Middle School for the Arts. By night, he’s a rock star.