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March 9, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL — Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to allow a Minnesotan or corporation to donate to a non-profit group that would provide scholarships to kindergarten through high school students whose...
March 9, 2015 - 9:07pm
February 5, 2015
WORTHINGTON — With one confirmed case of measles in Minnesota and the continued spread of the highly contagious disease in California, the Minnesota Department of Health’s Southwest District Epidemiologist says the potential for an outbreak in our corner of the state is “really...
February 5, 2015 - 7:23pm
February 4, 2015
Immunization in MN schools
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children. Minnesota law requires students to be vaccinated but allows parents to opt out of the requirement for medical or philosophical...
February 4, 2015 - 9:21pm
June 21, 2011
School board to add new kindergarten teacher
WORTHINGTON -- In an effort to keep an ideal class size, the District 518 Board of Education approved hiring a kindergarten teacher on Tuesday, bringing to the total number of sections from 10 to 11. "We have around 225 to 230 kids in kindergarten, but what's happening is that we...
June 21, 2011 - 9:41pm
April 11, 2011
St. Mary's 'Round-Up' is Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- St. Mary's School will host its Kindergarten Round-Up on Thursday at the school. Times are from 1 to 2 p.m. or 4 to 5 p.m. with a Spanish interpreter. For more information, call 376-5236 or e-mail email@example.com. St. Mary's will also host its annual...
April 11, 2011 - 8:25pm
January 15, 2010
'Flat Jason' has new mission at Brewster Elementary
BREWSTER -- The students in Beth Baumgard's kindergarten class are quite enamored of their classroom celebrity. And they haven't even met the real thing yet. For the 5- and 6-year-olds, the 3-foot cardboard cutout of Sgt. Jason Anderson, their teacher's son-in-law, is nearly their...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Column: Children must enter kindergarten ready to learn
WASHINGTON -- All across America each year, children start kindergarten unprepared to learn. In some states, the vast majority of kindergarteners aren't ready for school. Many of them fall behind and never catch up. We can change that. The children are victims of failure and neglect...
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April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Kindergarten Round Up is approaching
WORTHINGTON -- Kindergarten Round up is coming soon to Prairie Elementary in Worthington. On March 23, we are inviting all parents who have children who will turn 5 years old by September 1 to register for kindergarten. If your child will not be 5 years old by September 1, they will...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am