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District 834 spends $8.8 million on long range facilities renovations

District 834 spends $8.8 million on long range facilities renovations

Christian Anderson, Distribution Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under News

  Feb. 9, the district approved the spending of $8.8 million for the renovations of Lake Elmo Elementary, Afton-Lakeland Elementary and Stillwater Junior High School. Among these renovations includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) and special education accommodations. ...

Multi-age classrooms extended to more schools

Multi-age classrooms extended to more schools

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

For the 2015-16 school year, Stillwater School District is planning on cutting several teaching positions in elementary schools. These schools are now faced with the decision on how to sufficiently teach the same amount of students with less staff. The solution seems to be multi-level classrooms in...

Ten years of cribbage and counting

Natalie Gjermo

January 13, 2014


Filed under Home, Local News, News

Every month the kids at Afton-Lakeland Elementary await for special visitors. Senior citizens give their time to help teach elementary students cribbage. Cribbage is used to help to the young students learn mathematics. Cribbage brings together two different generations and helps develop relationships...

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