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District 206

December 22, 2017
Trevor Peterson
Refinancing saves school district $6.9 million
December 22, 2017 - 4:14pm
December 19, 2017
After a one-year dip, school district approves levy increase
December 19, 2017 - 8:20am
December 18, 2017
At District 206 schools, students are provided a meal every day regardless of the status of their lunch accounts. The school has policies in place to alert parents of lunch account balances from $15 and below. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: What's the policy for overdue lunch accounts?
December 18, 2017 - 6:59am
April 5, 2017
Why do teachers quit?
April 5, 2017 - 7:55am
Tracey Kissner calls on a preschool student to answer a question during a class at the Early Education Center at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria Monday. (Lowell Anderson |Echo Press)
A shrinking pool of teachers
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
February 8, 2017
A young Alexandria Public Schools student explores on the playground. Kindergarten registration events will be held for parents with a child ready for kindergarten. (Contributed)
It's time for kindergarten registration at Alexandria Public Schools
February 8, 2017 - 11:00am
January 31, 2017
Mentor Patti Eckhoff (left) and mentee Hunter Olson (right) were paired together four years ago through the District 206 mentoring program. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
More than mentorship
January 31, 2017 - 8:07am
November 25, 2016
Rhonda Issendorf leads a discussion with students in a college-level U.S. history class at Alexandria Area High School Monday. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Higher standards for dual-credit classes
November 25, 2016 - 6:00am
Fifth grade students from Lincoln Elementary School pull as hard as they can during the team tug-of-war at the elementary track and field day last Thursday. The event was held at the Alexandria Area High School.  (Contributed photos)
Track and field meet draws 600 students
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
The students who attended the 2016 Minnesota Band Director’s Association NW regional honor band festival include (Back row, left to right) Claire Wilmesmeier, Amanda Bittmann, Jeremiah Martinson, Nora Merk, Matthew Bittmann, Sam Kivisto, (front) Lauren Stormoen, Joshua Kietzmann, Ki Blaser, Kendra Hardy and Megan Ferguson. (Contributed photo)
Students participate in regional honor band
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
September 25, 2015
Bid awarded for high school agriculture center
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Children explore in mud and tall grass on the trails behind Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. (Mari Wosepka | Echo Press)
Youth inspired by the outdoors
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
June 16, 2015
Superintendent Dr. Terry Quist
Alexandria school board approves budget, strategic plan
June 16, 2015 - 10:24am
August 9, 2013
A group of local business people recently gathered to hear about Alexandria School District 206's plans for learning academies set to begin in the fall of 2014. District leaders hope to partner with local business people to develop curriculum for the learning academies and offer on-site learning opportunities for students. Doug Houska of Bremer Bank is one of the community representatives who spoke to the group. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)
District 206 begins recruiting efforts for learning academies
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Cyber Safety and Theory of Mind presentations scheduled for October 30
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am