Staff, students and community members weighed in on the future of education at state colleges and universities at Anoka-Ramsey Community College this week.
The Westwood schools campus in southern Blaine will have a second driveway access next year.
The St. Francis school board voted unanimously Monday evening to attempt to overturn a recent arbitrator’s decision regarding the reinstatement of its superintendent.
Anoka Technical College, Anoka-Ramsey Community and all institutions in the other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system are engaged in a collaborative process called Charting the Future in an effort to develop specific actions to better serve its 435,000 students and communities, strengthen its colleges and universities, and protect its unique character and autonomy.
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.
With the theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives,” Coon Rapids firefighters ignited students’ fire prevention knowledge during daily visits to Coon Rapids elementary schools last week.
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.