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On Monday, Alexandria School District 206 took another step forward to launch its Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) learning academies.


During its November 18 meeting, the school board approved a new four-period block schedule to begin next fall when AAHS is scheduled to open and begin its academies learning model.


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Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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