SPRING LAKE PARK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUILD A HOUSE

A class at Spring Lake Park High School is bringing students out of the classroom and onto a job site. This class is a part of the high school’s career and college readiness program. It introduces students to skills needed for careers ranging from construction to video game design to nursing.

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SCHOOLS IN MINNESOTA REPORT LOWEST SCORES IN A DECADE

The Nation’s Report Card shows how school systems across the United States are faring, and it doesn’t look well for most states. Minnesota’s 4th and 8th graders saw a decrease in math and reading scores – although these 4th and 8th graders scored higher than the national average, its still the lowest score seen in decades.

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THE GREAT PUMPKIN

The orange orb recently morphed into the largest jack-o’-lantern on Earth, as Maverick was carved into a Halloween hero on a recent sun-drenched day in downtown Anoka.

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