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The Minnesota Department of Transportation today announced the recipients of $3.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 105 schools in 61 communities.
Saturday, May, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators (MACHE), along with LEARN at Home, the Alexandria area’s home educators’ support group, are bringing two home schooling workshops to Alexandria.
Wednesday, May, 23, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
Ninth grade students at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will host a child development laboratory (nursery school) for 3- to 5-year-olds.
Tuesday, November, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
New Testament Christian School is now welcoming students for the upcoming 2012-13 school year. The school is located at 2505 Highway 29 North in Alexandria.
Wednesday, August, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
School website: District 206 schools are closed Friday, January 11 due to road conditions.
Friday, January, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Whether sending your child to school for the first time or for the last, understanding the rules is crucial to having a good experience. To help parents and students gear up for the first day of school (in Alexandria, it’s next Tuesday), the newspaper talked with Matt Aker, principal of Discovery Middle School (DMS), to get the scoop on school rules and policy.
Wednesday, August, 29, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
“An orderly winding down” of the Osakis Lakes Area Charter School (LACS) was approved on a 4-0 vote at a special meeting of the LACS School Board on Tuesday, October 30, according to Phil Grant, LACS director.
Wednesday, November, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
At a special meeting held May 31, the District 206 School Board took action to accept bids for the first contracts related to the new high school construction project. The combined bid packages for work such as paving, site electrical, irrigation and fencing totaled close to $6.8 million. Other site work bids still remain, but if they come in at the $1.7 million estimate, the project will be about $240,000 under the total site budget of $8.7 million.
Wednesday, June, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Local school leaders want the community to know they’ve prepared the best they can to protect students. In the wake of last Friday’s horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, District 206 Superintendent Terry Quist told the Echo Press that school support teams were ready to respond to students as needed.
Wednesday, December, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Recently, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released the 2011-12 results of the new accountability system for Minnesota public schools. The overall results for School District 206 indicate that three elementary schools (Lincoln, Carlos and Garfield) were designated as Reward Schools, and two elementary schools (Miltona and Woodland) were recognized as Celebration Eligible.
Friday, September, 07, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Alexandria Area High School continues to take shape. During their monthly meeting Monday, the Alexandria School Board was updated on construction progress at the high school work site.
Friday, March, 01, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The news of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has affected many. University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available to guide families, schools and communities as they help youth recover from school violence.
Thursday, December, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Several school districts in the area are running two hours late today, Thursday, because of the extremely cold weather.
Thursday, January, 24, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Because of the threat of thunderstorms, today's graduation ceremony for the Alexandra Jefferson High School Class of 2012 will be held in the school gym.
Sunday, June, 10, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Terry Quist, the superintendent of Alexandria School District 206 for the past six years, is retiring.
Tuesday, June, 19, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The heavy snowfall is causing some schools in the area to close early today, Thursday.
Thursday, April, 18, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
The search is on for a new superintendent for Alexandria School District 206. School board members discussed the search at their regular meeting Monday.
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Alexandria School District has been chosen to receive a $16,000 grant to encourage walking and bicycling to school safely. The Minnesota Department of Transportation awarded grants to 92 Minnesota schools totaling $768,000 through the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. The SRTS program was created in 2005 and strives to make improvements to the routes children use to walk and bike to school.
Tuesday, July, 03, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
On Monday, January 28, the Alexandria Jefferson High School (JHS) bands will present their annual winter band concert in the JHS gym at 7 p.m.
Friday, January, 25, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
The Alexandria School Board breezed through its annual reorganizational meeting Monday night, approving items like the board’s leadership and pay.
Friday, January, 11, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News