A proposed early childhood building that would be put near Discovery Community School in Waite Park would cost an estimated $17 million, according to a report to be presented to the District 742 school board Wednesday night.
A group of parents at the St. Cloud area school board meeting on Wednesday said they understand the decision to combine Apollo and Tech hockey. However, they emphasized that the board needs to take action quickly.
The St. Cloud area school board will discuss a proposal to combine the Tech and Apollo High School hockey programs on Wednesday. Under the proposal, Tech and Apollo hockey would be combined into one class AA program.
After over three decades of maintaining and cleaning St. Cloud schools, there isn’t much that surprises Steve Keller anymore. Keller has been the lead engineer at Madison Elementary since 1996. He's often one of the first to come and last to leave, starting at or before 5:30 a.m.
The St. Cloud area school district will discuss a new board policy on workplace violence and injury prevention during a work study session on Wednesday night. The policy emphasizes communication and training of staff members on how to prevent and react to potentially violent situations.
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.
While many schools across the country are struggling to cut down unexcused absences, the St. Cloud area school district says they're doing well with attendance rates. According to the U.S. Education Department, an estimated 5 to 7.5 million students are absent 18 or more days of school each year, or nearly an entire month.
The St. Cloud area school district is looking to buy more property adjacent to Clark Field for a future building on the site. The land involves a home and yard to the northwest of the field and is expected to cost $115,000.