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Paul Neubauer (Submitted Photo: Foley Public Schools)
Paul Neubauer (Submitted Photo: Foley Public Schools)
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New Superintendent Coming to Foley Public Schools

Foley Public Schools will have a new superintendent leading the way next school year. Paul Neubauer will be taking Darrin Strosahl's place as superintendent. Strosahl has served six years in the position and will be going to the St. Cloud Technical and Community College as a Dean of Students.

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Childhood Reading Program Expanded to Give Kids Books in the Summer

The District 742 Local Education and Activities Foundation (LEAF) is partnering with the St. Cloud Rotary Club to expand a childhood reading program. A $15,000 gift from the St. Cloud Rotary Club and an additional $10,000 grant from LEAF will expand the Parents and Kids Reading Aloud Together program.

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Justin Ostendorf and Nico Marasco working at the Collegeville Community Credit Union branch. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Justin Ostendorf and Nico Marasco working at the Collegeville Community Credit Union branch. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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SJU Student Run Credit Union Branch Provides Hands On Experience [VIDEO]

In school and education-it’s tough to beat a hands on learning experience. The Collegeville Community Credit Union is a perfect example by having the first student run branch on a university campus in Minnesota. The branch location is small (Only 120 square feet) but President Mark Douvier says it provides a convenient location for students.

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Sartell-St. Stephen District Looking For Feedback on Community Survey

The Sartell-St. Stephen School District is starting its annual community survey on Wednesday. The survey will collect feedback from district families and community members about the performance of the school district.

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New Charter School Emphasizing Health and Athletics Proposed in St. Cloud

A new charter school is being proposed in south St. Cloud. Athlos Academies is proposing a 87,000 square foot single story building at 3135 County Road 136, nearby where a proposed new Tech High School would potentially be built.

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Sauk Rapids-Rice School Lunches Could See Five Cent Increase

Lunches for students in Sauk Rapids-Rice schools could cost five cents more next school year. State and Federal law requires schools to charge a minimum weighted average price for paid lunches.

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Students and community members voiced their concerns on racial tensions in area schools. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Students and community members voiced their concerns on racial tensions in area schools. (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Concerns and Frustration Voiced at Open Forum on Recent Tech Protest [VIDEO]

Emotions ran high as students, parents and community members voiced their concerns with recent cases of alleged bullying and discrimination at Tech High School. An open forum was hosted by the St. Cloud Muslim community on Monday night with guests from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Council on American-Islamic Relations Hosting Forum on Recent Tech Protests

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is hosting on open forum on Monday regarding the recent protests at Tech High School in St. Cloud. On February 19th, a group of mostly Somali students at Tech High School walked out of class to protest alleged discrimination at the school.

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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 School Could Be Renovated

Madison Elementary in St. Cloud could see renovations in the future. The updates are expected to cost around $1-million. The first phase would happen this summer and includes adding two new classrooms, two special education rooms and more space to the kitchen area.

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Tech Alumni Association Still Hopes to Renovate Clark Field [AUDIO]

The St. Cloud Tech Alumni Association is meeting with St. Cloud School District officials next week to discuss the future of Clark Field. The District closed the field to varsity football in 2012 because of mold issues.

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