STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Hundreds rally for passage of gay marriage
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis
Many of the hundreds who rallied Thursday to support legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota said they think it can happen this year.
We have come this far and are t... Posted on 4/18/13 at 9:38 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis.
When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t... Posted on 2/14/13 at 10:03 AM
THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Should High School Coaches Be Fired For Not Winning?
Every off season of whatever sport it maybe professional or college, the headlines are flooded with what college coach got a professional job, what coach is moving from this college to that, or what... Posted on 1/30/13 at 2:54 AM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Don't throw $$ in the trash!
By Jo Colvin
Box tops arent just from cereal anymore. They can be clipped from Kleenex and broccoli and soup and milk. They can even be found on underwear packaging.
Best of all... Posted on 11/19/12 at 12:25 PM
HEALTHBEAT Mutiny in the lunchroom
In "We Are Hungry," one of the latest You Tube videos to gain widespread attention, high school students are turned away empty-handed from second helpings in the cafeteria, collapse during volleyball ... Posted on 10/5/12 at 10:44 AM
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.
The Alexandria Area Tennis Association (AATA), in partnership with School District 206, has received two grants for acrylic tennis court surfacing of the new Alexandria Area High School’s 12-court tennis complex.
The Alexandria Technical and Community College Foundation opted for a change in scenery this year for its annual luncheon held in Alexandria last Friday afternoon.
Attendees cruised over to the Law Enforcement tactical warehouse on campus for a main street themed gathering.
Nearly 50 students, grades 9-12, in the Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department in Alexandria will comprise the cast, crew and orchestra of their spring musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
SmartBoards replaced blackboards, could textbooks be next?
During last week’s Osakis School Board meeting, teachers demonstrated the feasibility of iPads replacing textbooks and becoming an everyday classroom tool.
Proposed legislation moving through the state Legislature would require that students who qualify for reduced-price lunches be provided with lunch at school regardless of the status of their lunch account.
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