Education
    Sara Guethling, a second grade teacher at Southview Elementary School, and Rob Heinley, a seventh grade math teacher at Clearwater Middle School, were selected as the 2015 Waconia Education Association (WEA) Teachers of the Year. Combined, the pair have more than 50 years of experience...Read More
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In November, a large contingent of students from Central Schools attended We Day, a celebration of service work by high school students, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Among the global service projects that were discussed that day was the idea of raising money to buy goats for families in th...Read More
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The Minnesota Department of Education recently named 22 top-performing charter schools — one of which is Cologne Academy — that are eligible to apply for an expansion/replication grant or best practice award from Minnesota’s Federal Charter Schools Program Grant Project. The 22 schools identif...Read More
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Waconia High School seniors Kennedy Peitz and Mitchell Taylor were selected as the school’s 2015 Triple “A” Award representatives. Both Peitz’s and Taylor’s nominations will be passed on to the Section 2AA Committee for further section and state considerations. A banquet at Gustavus Adolph...Read More
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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Problem-solving, working together and overcoming challenges are proving to be essential for the Central Robotics team in its first year. Central High School students have been hard at work after school and on weekends to build, power, program and promote a robot for a un...Read More
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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Cologne Academy students showcased their knowledge of science and ability to share information at the school’s sixth annual science fair on Jan. 30. Cologne Academy Accountability Analyst Jennifer Neubarth said the science fair, which continues to grow with the school...Read More
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