Education

by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times With ongoing construction in the background, Central Elementary teachers and students organized for the school year near the playground on a sun-filled and bright Tuesday morning. In addition to new students, among the group were several new teachers, including third grade teacher Katrina Jaeger. Jaeger, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was [...]

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Thirty-eight students at Holy Family Catholic High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, [...]

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Although expected, it’s now official. This fall, voters will consider a school referendum designed to address current overcrowding issues and anticipated increases in enrollment in the Waconia School District. At its meeting on Aug. 11, the Waconia School Board voted unanimously to formally place the referendum on the General Election ballot this November. In a [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central High School graduate Steeven Smith will be noticeably absent the from sidelines, wrestling mat and football field this upcoming year. Smith, who made the state tournament in wrestling and also took part in football, is among several graduates who will join the U.S. Army after a successful senior year. [...]

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