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Tom Hegblom, of Golden Valley, was only 17 years old when he began working as a cashier at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Store in New Hope. It was his first ever job. As a high school student, Arc’s was close to his home and he liked the idea of working in a thrift store. He [...]...Read More
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The Adult Academic Program is one of 13 Adult Basic Education programs chosen to pilot a brand new Minnesota State Adult Diploma. Until now, Minnesota has offered adults two diploma options: a credit-recovery, K-12 diploma or a GED diploma. With the new Minnesota State Adult Diploma, adults needing ...Read More
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A bevy of student concerts were held across the west metro, as Robbinsdale Area Schools singers performed a variety of holiday and seasonally-themed songs. Cooper High School hosted a Bel Canto and Concert Choir performance Dec. 9; Northport Elementary 3-5th graders sung holiday hits at the Mall of ...Read More
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Osseo Area Schools has posted its World’s Best Workforce annual report online at http://d279.us/Jj6b. Resulting from the state’s new World’s Best Workforce legislation, the World’s Best Workforce report replaces the former annual report on Curriculum, Instruction and Student Achievement....Read More
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Osseo Area Schools is seeking community member volunteers for an Enrollment and Capacity Management Task Force that will study enrollment and building use and then develop a process and tool that will be used to improve future planning and make it more transparent. The work of the task force will he...Read More
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Robbinsdale Area Schools held a reception honoring its three outgoing school board members prior to its Dec. 15 meeting. Mark Bomchill, Linda Johnson and Tom Walsh will not be returning to the board after a combined 27 years of service. Bomchill joined the board in 2009, Johnson in 2001, and Walsh i...Read More
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Crystal resident flies past the century mark By Karen Loechler Bowen Not many of us aspire to living to 100 and beyond. Unless we happen to know Jermaine O’Brien, who celebrated her 103rd birthday on Oct. 31. Surrounded by her daughter’s now 75-year-old Robbinsdale High School classmates and a p...Read More
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