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Laurie Putnam (Submitted Photo: District 742)
Laurie Putnam (Submitted Photo: District 742)
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Kennedy Community School Getting New Principal

Kennedy Community School will have a new principal next year. Superintendent Willie Jett announced on Wednesday that current assistant principal at South Junior High School, Laurie Putnam, will become the principal at Kennedy Community School.

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Photo by WJON.com’s Isaac Schweer
Photo by WJON.com’s Isaac Schweer
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St. Cloud Somali Leader: “The Community Needs Long Term Change”

Somali leaders and St. Cloud school officials are working together to try and make their schools more welcoming to all cultures. Tensions are high after a group of about 100 Somali students protested outside of Tech High School on Wednesday.

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Photo by WJON.com’s Isaac Schweer
Photo by WJON.com’s Isaac Schweer
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Superintendent Jett Releases Statement on Tech High School Protest

St. Cloud Area School District Superintendent Willie Jett says they are working to ensure students of all cultures feel welcome in their schools. Jett released a statement on Thursday afternoon in response to protests outside of Tech High School on Wednesday.

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Apollo High School
Apollo High School
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UPDATE: Apollo High School Ends Containment

Apollo High School is in containment today as a precautionary measure due to protests at Tech High School on Wednesday.

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(Dan DeBaun, WJON)
(Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Tech and Apollo Principals Swapping Positions in July [AUDIO]

Two St. Cloud principals are swapping places later this year. Current Apollo High School Principal Charlie Eisenreich will become Principal of Technical High School and Adam Holm, the interim principal at Tech this year, will become the Apollo High School principal.

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(Cuningham Group and IIW Minnesota)
(Cuningham Group and IIW Minnesota)
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New Tech High School and Renovated Apollo High School Designs Revealed [PHOTOS]

Design images for a new Tech High School and an updated Apollo High School were presented to the St. Cloud Area School District on Wednesday night. The proposed new Tech High School would fit 1,800 students and would have 360,000 total square feet.

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The Elk River Culinary Team (Submitted photo by Mary Smith).
The Elk River Culinary Team (Submitted photo by Mary Smith).
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Sauk Rapids-Rice and Elk River Students Place 1st in Culinary and Management Competition

Teams from Elk River and Sauk Rapids-Rice high schools received first place honors in the 2015 ProStart Invitational culinary and management competition.

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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
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Sartell-St. Stephen District Working With Community on Facility Plan [AUDIO]

The Sartell-St. Stephen school district is working with over 80 community members on Wednesday night to create a long term vision for its facilities.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Discussion to be Held on Future of Tech High School Campus

District 742 is hosting a listening session on Tuesday regarding the future of the Tech High School campus. The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Tech High School Cafeteria.

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(Photo: Jim Maurice, WJON)
(Photo: Jim Maurice, WJON)
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Sauk Rapids-Rice District Honored for Increasing Student Opportunities

The Sauk Rapids-Rice school district won first place for the Nation's Magna Award for its effots to increase access and opportunities for all students. The Magna Award is a national award that honors school boards best practices and innovative programs to advance student learning.

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