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Special education teacher Nicole Schroepfer makes an impact

Special education teacher Nicole Schroepfer makes an impact

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, In-Depth

Special Education teacher Nicole Schroepfer has been pushing disabled students to do their best in school at Stillwater for 11 years. Her experience in teaching has allowed her to connect with students and help them to grow their understanding of life. Schroepfer earned an B.S. in Vocational Rehabil...

Minnesota schools set a strong example for special education programs

Minnesota schools set a strong example for special education programs

Tiana Meador, Print Photographer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

  Education in the U.S. is something that is valued highly among anyone who wants to grow up to be successful. But not everyone used to get a shot at the jobs that could only come along with a high school diploma and college degree. Up until 1983, when the U.S. introduced the Individuals with Disa...

Pankalo provides specialized learning opportunities for disabled students

Pankalo provides specialized learning opportunities for disabled students

Sarah Junko, Layout Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under News

District 916 authorized the purchase of property in Lake Elmo to move forward in their three step facilities plan. Step one was building Karner Blue, a special education school in Blaine. Step two is building Pankalo, another special education facility, but this one will be in Lake Elmo. The purch...

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