Education

Last week, officials with Waconia Public Schools learned that the Minnesota Department of Commerce Division of Energy Resources has awarded the district approximately $130,000 toward the installation of an array of solar panels mounted on top of the high school roof. The project is expected to be completed by Aug. 31. The photovoltaic array features [...]

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Grace Cushman, an eighth grader at Cologne Academy, was recently selected as the winner of the Cologne Academy Scholarship to attend Mayer Lutheran High School. This all-expense paid, four-year scholarship will enable Cushman to study at Mayer Lutheran High School with her anticipated graduation date of 2018. Cushman was one of three entrants for the [...]

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Parents know their child best. Parents may be the first to notice that their child is developing differently from other babies, toddlers or young children. Pay attention to your parental instincts. If you have questions about your child’s development or behavior, contact your child’s healthcare provider or call Carver County Help Me Grow at (952) [...]

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Cologne Academy officials recently announced that the school has received an $800 grant award from the Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) to go toward the purchase of play rights for its recent production, “Princess Whatshername.” Cologne Academy’s Middle School cast was excited to perform its first musical for the community. The musical was a success [...]

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The 4th annual Hoop It Up for Al! 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held at Mayer Lutheran High School on Saturday, May 17. The event includes divisions for boys, girls and adults — Grades 3/4, 5/6, 7/8/9, 10/11/12, Adult, 35 yrs. + (grade going into in the fall; will split age groups as needed; 35+ [...]

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Clearwater Middle School recently completed its Pennies for Patients event that benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. During the two week period dedicated for fundraising, the community, students, and staff were able to raise an outstanding $14,274.05, which included 158,914 pennies! To raise money, students had the opportunity to purchase popcorn and Lipsuckers, wear hats, [...]

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