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Krista Durrwachter (Photo: Sartell-St. Stephen School District)
Krista Durrwachter (Photo: Sartell-St. Stephen School District)
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Sartell-St. Stephen School Board Chair Durrwachter Resigns

Sartell-St. Stephen school board chair Krista Durrwachter resigned from the board on Tuesday morning. Durrwachter was elected to the board in 2012 and was elected board chair in 2015.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Superintendent Jett to Pitch November Referendum For New Tech

St. Cloud area voters will likely go to the polls again this fall to decide on whether to build a new Tech High School and upgrade Apollo High School. District 742 Superintendent Willie Jett will be proposing a November referendum for a new Tech High School and updated Apollo to the school board.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Safety Center Teaches Central MN Schools on Disaster Response

If severe weather or an active shooter threatens a school, what are steps that need to take place to keep students and teachers safe? Administrators from several Central Minnesota schools heard a presentation on Thursday at Avon Elementary from the Minnesota School Safety Center, which is part of the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security.

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Pleasantview Elementary School. (Lee Voss, WJON)
Pleasantview Elementary School. (Lee Voss, WJON)
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Sauk Rapids School Board Hears Proposal For New Schools

A community task force has recommended that the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District build a fourth elementary school and replace Pleasantview Elementary with a new building. A task force of nearly 100 community members have been gathering over the last two years as part of an ongoing facility study to address space concerns in the district.

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Brendan Hoffman, Getty Images
Brendan Hoffman, Getty Images
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Mentor Program For Struggling Students Coming to District 742

Governor Mark Dayton signed a budget bill last month that included money to help at-risk students in the St. Cloud area school district. $1.5 million was signed into law for the Sanneh Foundation, a nonprofit that supports students who are at risk of dropping out or failing to graduate.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Tech Students Build House For Area Low-Income Family [VIDEO]

Some of us had a chance to build a bird house in our high school tech-ed class....A group of Tech students recently outdid this (a lot) by building an entire house. 15 Tech juniors and seniors have been working on the house since last September in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

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Submitted photo from the Sartell-St. Stephen school district.
Submitted photo from the Sartell-St. Stephen school district.
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Ramanathan Hopes He Left a Positive Impact on Sartell Schools [VIDEO]

After weighing numerous college choices during his time at Sartell High School, Gopi Ramanathan has decided to attend Cornell University in New York. Ramanathan is enjoying his summer after a bustling academic career in Sartell.

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Photo: District 742
Photo: District 742
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Tech High School Selects New Activities Logo

After sifting through over 60 community submissions, Tech High School announced its new activities logo on Tuesday.
In February, students, staff, alumni and the community were asked to submit ideas for the new logo.

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Thinkstock
Thinkstock
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Melrose School Referendum Overwhelmingly Defeated

The Melrose community overwhelmingly voted against a $25.7-$28.8 million referendum for Melrose Schools on Thursday. A two-part question was on the ballot. The first asked for $24.9 million towards construction, plus $800,000 in bonding costs.

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Crossroads, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Crossroads, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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New Jewelry Store Opening Soon in Crossroads Center

A new jewelry store is opening soon in the Crossroads Center. Rogers and Hollands is planning to open during the week of June 8th.

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