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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Local High School Start Times Making the Grade with Sleep Experts [VIDEO]

It’s a question brought up all the time by the national media: are high school students getting enough sleep? Locally, ROCORI, Sauk Rapids-Rice, Sartell and St. Cloud high schools all start between 8:15 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

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District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation
District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation
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District 742 Programs Get Over $24,000 In Grants From LEAF

The District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation (LEAF) is awarding $24,667 during it's fall activity funds granting cycle. Every year, LEAF awards supplemental money to academic, activities, arts and athletic programs.

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Madison Elementary in St. Cloud (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Madison Elementary in St. Cloud (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Madison Elementary in St. Cloud Changing Principals

A new principal has taken over at Madison Elementary in St. Cloud. Jean Clark is now principal and replaces Travis Okerlund, who has been reassigned as assistant principal at North Junior High in St. Cloud.

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Clark Field (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Clark Field (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Historic Clark Field to Be Demolished to Make Way For New Building

One of the most historic high school football stadiums in Minnesota will be demolished to make way for a new community education building and welcome center. The St. Cloud area school district has approved a call for bids for site preparation for a new building on the site.

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Cathedral High School
Tim Lyon
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St. Cloud Cathedral Starts Fundraising For New Building

St. Cloud Cathedral is starting fundraising in hopes of building a new two-story facility on its campus. Cathedral president Mike Mullin says the school has spent six years preparing for the project.

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(Photo: Albany Area High School)
(Photo: Albany Area High School)
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Albany High School Teacher to Receive Economic Excellence Award

An Albany Senior High School teacher is being honored for their commitment and contribution to economic education. Alan Amdahl will receive the 3M Economic Educator Excellence Award, which annually recognizes one educator for their contributions towards economics.

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District 742
District 742
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Community Forum on St. Cloud District Bond Refendum Being Held Monday

An open forum is being held for St. Cloud community members to ask questions and get more information on the upcoming St. Cloud school district bond referendum. The first of several forums will take place on Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Most recently updated new Tech High School layout (not finalized).
Most recently updated new Tech High School layout (not finalized).
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Absentee Balloting Open For $167 Million St. Cloud District Referendum

Absentee voting is open in the St. Cloud area school district for the $167 million bond referendum. The voting opened on September 18th. Election day for the referendum is on November 3rd. The $167 million referendum includes $113.8 million to build a new Tech High School and $46.5 million to update Apollo High School.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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Polling Places Cut Down to 13 Compared to 65 for St. Cloud Referendum

Instead of the typical 65 precincts, there will be 13 for the upcoming November 3rd $167 million referendum for the St. Cloud area school district. The change is due to the school district deciding to use larger precincts for the referendum vote, resulting in fewer polling places.

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Most recently updated new Tech High School layout (not finalized).
Most recently updated new Tech High School layout (not finalized).
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Proposed New Tech and Updated Apollo Plans Continue to Evolve [PHOTOS]

With a $167 million referendum fast approaching, more details are emerging for a new Tech and updated Apollo High School in St. Cloud. The most recent updated plans of both buildings were presented on Wednesday afternoon. The proposed new Tech High School would be 360,000 square feet and would hold up to 1,800 students.

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