HEALTHBEAT The social mission of medical schools
Few would argue that it's the mission of medical schools in the U.S. to produce trained and qualified physicians who can provide needed health care to the American population. But do medical schools... Posted on 6/29/10 at 6:37 AM
School District 206, in cooperation with local businesses and organizations, will host the fourth annual Community Eco Fair on Thursday, April 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. The event is free and open to the public.
At the regular board meeting scheduled for April 15, the Alexandria School District 206 Board of Education is expected to take action to approve a revised 2012-13 school calendar as a result of school cancellations due to inclement weather.
A rural Minnesota woman said if some schools had better programs and plans to deal with bullying, her son might not have killed himself.
“I believe that my son’s unbearable pain and sadness was preventable,” Ann Gettis of Kenyon told a state Senate committee Tuesday.
Her son, Jeremiah, shot himself in 2006 after years of being bullied at school, she said.
Andy Siira of Brandon was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
Grow Communities gives farmers the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to their favorite local nonprofit organizations.
For the second consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give Minnesota farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities.
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.
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