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October 24, 2018
Deadline approaching for student National Bridge and Structure Competition
The National Bridge and Structure Competition occurs annually for students in seventh through 12th grades from states that participate in Transportation and Civil Engineering, or TRAC, and Roadways In Developing Elementary Students, or RIDES. Minnesota students qualify as it is a...
October 24, 2018 - 12:30pm
September 21, 2018
Reader Opinion: Here’s the big deal about marijuana use
Marijuana - what’s the big deal? I feel duty-bound to share a disturbing trend I’m seeing with marijuana use among our high school students. These kids come from every type of home - geeks, jocks, burnouts and even the brainiacs. These aren’t kids from troubled homes either;...
September 21, 2018 - 2:30am
September 12, 2018
Florida high school football coach head-butted student, told another to commit suicide, report says
A high school football coach in Palatka, Florida, has resigned from his job and been permanently banned from teaching after multiple students...
September 12, 2018 - 11:31am
May 10, 2018
What you don't know about the schools at the top of U.S. News' 2018 high school rankings
Another year, another set of rankings from U.S. News & World Report - the 2018 America's Best High Schools. What does U.S. News think "best"...
May 10, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 31, 2018
FARGO — Before graduation, area teens have to say "yes to the dress" while parents hope the rising costs of prom won't break the bank or...
March 31, 2018 - 8:20am
December 18, 2017
Moorhead man charged with school threat on Snapchat that shut down Benson basketball tourney
BENSON, Minn. - A former Benson High School student is charged with a felony count of terroristic threats for allegedly posting statements and...
December 18, 2017 - 5:43pm
High schoolers can become pages at MN Legislature
Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, urged high school juniors to gain hands-on experience with Minnesota's state government by serving as a page at the Capitol in St. Paul during the 2018 legislative session.
September 18, 2017 - 11:30am
September 10, 2017
Franken calls for applicants to high school internship program
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced he is now accepting applications from Minnesota students in grades 11 and 12 interested in being part of his high school internship program. The new program is designed to give students, who are passionate about improving the lives of Minnesota...
September 10, 2017 - 5:30am
Lessons from my son with autism, as he nears the end of high school
At the end of each school year, I reflect on what we have learned over the previous nine months. My son T.J. will be a senior in high school...
July 10, 2017 - 11:44am
April 4, 2017
Transfer student rules need work, audit shows
ST. PAUL—Rules governing high school students who transfer so they can play on better sports teams need to be tightened, a state audit...
April 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
March 13, 2017
State hockey draws big turnout online
ST. PAUL — More than 100,000 people showed up to the Xcel Energy Center to watch this year's Minnesota high school boys hockey tournament....
March 13, 2017 - 5:38pm
March 7, 2017
Teen accused of making racial comments to Twin Cities school employee
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. -- A teen is accused of repeatedly harassing an employee at a Vadnais Heights school and calling her racial slurs, charges...
March 7, 2017 - 2:35pm
November 10, 2015
High School Bowling: Brainerd finishes third in conference
With a 4-1 victory and a 3-2 loss Oct. 31, the Brainerd Warriors finished the regular season third in the Central Conference. Hannah Larson and Josh Gabrio led the Warriors with 80-percent fills. Brainerd Blue finished the junior varsity season 14-0. Brainerd Silver finished second...
November 10, 2015 - 11:29pm
March 26, 2015
Graduation rates: Some districts saw sharp increase, others a decrease
High school graduation rates typically fluctuate by a percentage point or two each year. But for three area school districts, that rate had a significant change: About a 10 percent drop or increase for each. Both Staples-Motley and Verndale had an increase - Staples-Motley by 11.4...
March 26, 2015 - 9:13pm
December 7, 2014
Reader Opinion: Madrigal treat
What a treat. In this day of turmoil and negativity, we and our friends were treated to a great evening with the high school kids at the recent Madrigal Dinner and Concert. The students were awesome, costumed and enthusiastic with their performance. The food was good, the evening...
December 7, 2014 - 8:51pm