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Through My Eyes Book Cover (Submitted Image)
Through My Eyes Book Cover (Submitted Image)
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Principal Publishing Book Featuring Somali Girl as Protagonist

Discovery Elementary principal Tammy Wilson was shocked last year while searching through the school media center.
She couldn't find any book with a main character her Somali students could fully relate to. This realization sparked Wilson to write "Through My Eyes".

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Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
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Vote For New Sartell High School Could be on May 24th

The Sartell-St. Stephen school board is leaning towards a May 24th special election vote for a new high school and facility updates across the district. The board originally discussed a May 31st vote that would have required mail ballots.

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A general concept idea for the interior of a new high school or updated facility. (IIW Minnesota, Cuningham Group)
A general concept idea for the interior of a new high school or updated facility. (IIW Minnesota, Cuningham Group)
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Board Vote on Possible New Sartell High School Could Come Monday

A decision to move forward with planning a new high school could be made by the Sartell-St. Stephen school board on Monday night. If the board approves having a bond referendum for a new school, the next step would be a decision on where the building would go.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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Local Retired Teachers Create Legacy Fund to Give Back

Retired educators from the St. Cloud area school district have established a retired educators legacy fund with the local education and activities foundation (LEAF). The fund will award grants to local district academics, activities, arts and athletic programs.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Tech High School Holding Contest to Create New Activities Logo

Calling all artists: Tech High School is holding a contest to come up with a new logo for their activity groups. Currently, Tech uses many different logos for their activities. The goal is to come up with one that will provide a more consistent brand for the school.

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Eastman Hall, SCSU
Eastman Hall, SCSU
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Dayton’s Bond Plan Includes $12.38 Million for SCSU Eastman Renovation

Part of Governor Dayton's $1.4 billion proposal released Friday includes $12.38 million to go to St. Cloud State University for its renovation of Eastman Hall. SCSU president Earl Potter says if the money is approved by the Legislature, the building would be updated to hold several programs.

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Mark Hauck, Sauk Rapids-Rice school board chair.
Mark Hauck, Sauk Rapids-Rice school board chair.
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New Sauk Rapids-Rice School Board Chair Ready for Crucial Year

With facility study details emerging and ongoing implementation of student technology, new Sauk Rapids-Rice school board chair Mark Hauck is ready for a crucial year.

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Dan Bittman  (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
Dan Bittman (Dan DeBaun, WJON)
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Sauk Rapids-Rice Superintendent Bittman to Attend State of the Union Address

Sauk Rapids-Rice superintendent Dan Bittman will be in attendance during President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday night. Bittman was invited by Representative Tom Emmer for being Minnesota's 2016 superintendent of the year.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON
Dan DeBaun, WJON
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Robot Helps Talahi Community School Students Learn Music [VIDEO]

Robots and music education don’t sound like two things that go together...but that’s exactly the case at Talahi Community School. Kindergarten and 1st grade students have been using a robot in class to compose music and play it in class.

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Joyce Helens (www.sctcc.edu)
Joyce Helens (www.sctcc.edu)
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SCTCC President Named Acting President of Rochester College

Joyce Helens, president of the St. Cloud Technical and Community College has been named acting president of Rochester Community and Technical College.

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