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Six Finalists Selected for Open St. Cloud School Board Seat

Six finalists have been selected for the open seat on the St. Cloud area school board. Hudda Ibrahim, Peter Hamerlinck, Hassan Yussuf, Shannon Haws, Scott Andreasen, and Debbie Erickson were selected as finalists by the school board on Wednesday night.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Survey: Voters Would Likely Support Bond Referendum For New Tech and Apollo Upgrades

A new survey says a majority of voters would likely support a bond referendum to build a new Tech High School and update Apollo High School. The survey was revealed to the St. Cloud school board on Wednesday night. 625 randomly selected St. Cloud School District residents participated in the survey.

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Colts Academy building in St. Joseph. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Colts Academy building in St. Joseph. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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St. Cloud District Approves Purchase Agreement to Sell Colts Academy

The St. Cloud area school district has approved a purchase agreement with St. Joseph for the sale of Colts Academy. The district is selling the building to St. Joseph for $2.3 million. St. Joseph could use the building for a possible community center or new city government center.

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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 to Undergo $980,000 in Renovations

More classrooms, special education rooms and lunchroom space will be added to Madison Elementary this summer. The St. Cloud area school board awarded a bid to a contractor for $980,815 for renovations and additions to the building. The project is being paid for through the District fund balance.

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UPDATE: 11 Apply For Open District 742 School Board Seat

Eleven people have applied for the open school board seat in the St. Cloud area school district. The seat was left open after Cindy Harner resigned last month. Harner decided to step down after being arrested on suspicion of 4th degree DWI and 3rd Degree Test Refusal.

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Huberty and her class with the new buddy bench. (Photo: Laurie Schultz)
Huberty and her class with the new buddy bench. (Photo: Laurie Schultz)
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Central Minnesota Teacher Spends Retirement Money on Buddy Bench For Students

Instead of using her money for a retirement party, a longstanding Eden Valley-Watkins Elementary teacher left a lasting gift for future students. Mary Huberty taught in the Eden Valley-Watkins area for the past 28 years. She retired this spring and wanted to leave a positive gift for future students.

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Christenson emphasizes that life without geometry would be pointless. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Christenson emphasizes that life without geometry would be pointless. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Sauk Rapids-Rice 5th Grade Teacher Retiring After Working in District Since 1971 [VIDEO]

A Sauk Rapids-Rice teacher is retiring this spring after working in the district since 1971. Colleen Christenson is a 5th grade teacher at Mississippi River Elementary School. Christenson says she knew she wanted to be a teacher at an early age and that things have changed drastically in the classroom since she started.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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ROCORI District Still Hoping for Pre-Labor Day Start to School

The ROCORI school district is hoping they can start school before Labor Day in the fall. Labor Day lands on September 7th this year, which is the latest it can land. ROCORI Superintendent Scott Staska says the district made a request to the state to start on September 1st, but is now in limbo

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St. Cloud School Board Looks to Fill Open Seat Left by Harner

The St. Cloud area school board is starting the process of filling an empty seat left by Cindy Harner. Harner was arrested on May 13th on suspicion of 4th degree DWI and 3rd Degree Test Refusal. There will be an open application process for the open seat.

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St. Cloud School District Approves 2015-2016 Budget

The St. Cloud Area School District approved their 2015-2016 budget on Thursday night. The overall budget, including food services, community services, building construction, debt service and dental and health insurance, totals $185 million for 2015-2016.

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