Tuesday, May 21, 2013
As you give your child an extra hug, send out your thoughts to Oklahoma and share what makes the educators in your child’s life special.
Last week, I had the opportunity visit with a few children at the Excelsior Farmers Market. Not surprising, they knew the exact number of days left until summer break. While many of our kids in Minnesota are eyeing the calendar with anticipation for summer break, I was reminded this week how much we owe our educators. As parents, we send our children off to school each morning expecting another typical school day until we pick them up. It becomes a parents worst nightmare when unexpected tragedies and circumstances hit a school – situations that seem to have been all too common nationwide during the 2013-2013 school year. Yet, time and time again, we hear about educators that put their life on the line to save those students they are …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The ISD 279 School Board recently approved a proposed legislative platform for 2013, which includes supporting a policy to eliminate state-imposed GRAD tests.
The above referenced information is a draft version of the proposed 2013 Minnesota Legislative platform approved by the Osseo School District 279 School Board at their Dec. 18, 2012 regular meeting. Information provided by ISD 279. What do you think of the Legislative platform for 2013 for the Osseo School District? Share your thoughts in comments. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The winter break hiatus from school is coming up soon for kids. How will you embrace the break?
I’m assuming most youth attending school – from elementary to high school – are ready and waiting anxiously for the upcoming winter break. While kids of all ages tend to look forward to a break from school, sometimes it can be a little challenging for parents. From finding alternate daycare to combating the “there is nothing to do” phrase or just being the sole source of transportation, winter break from school can be both a blessing and a curse for parents. This week, we’re asking parents to help out each other this holiday season. SHARE: What ideas do you have for kids and families to do during winter break? What are your favorite “go to” places in the winter months? How do you handle daycare challenges? Share your ideas and thoughts in …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A wrap up of happenings in the Wayzata School District for Maple Grove residents.
In southern Maple Grove, a portion of the city’s residents lives in the Wayzata School District. To keep you in the loop with what is going on in the Wayzata School District, Maple Grove Patch will be providing regular updates on district happenings. The following are some of the posts that appeared on Lake Minnetonka Patch or Plymouth Patch Nov. 8-18, 2012. Click on the headline to read the article. REPLAY: Wayzata Trojans Defeated in State 6A Semifinals The Trojans took on the Eagles Nov. 16 at the Metrodome. Listen to the replay here on Plymouth MN Patch. Wayzata School Board Recognizes Students Nov. 12 The Wayzata School Board will recognize students for academic achievements Nov. 12 and moved its regular meeting to Nov. 13. More …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Students in all grades at Rush Creek Elementary ran and raised funds for their school Sept. 27, 2012.
The 11th annual Rocky's Fall Fun Run raised funds for Rush Creek Elementary in Maple Grove, which is part of the Osseo School District. Students ran laps around the school's ballfield Sept. 27, 2012 and kept track of their progress during the event. Have fun run photos? Upload them to Patch! Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter