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Wayzata pushes back start times

Wayzata pushes back start times

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

January 23, 2016


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In December, the Wayzata School Board approved a later high school start time, becoming the latest Minnesota district to join the nationwide trend of pushing back school start times for high school students.

One hour to catch up

One hour to catch up

Neva Knoll, staff reporter

January 21, 2016


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Overscheduled, overwhelmed, and overtired high school students feel the pressure of getting good grades, scoring well on entrance tests, being involved in sports and school activities, and having a social life. Recently, Mounds View administration and staff have planned initiatives to lessen the stress.

Every Student Succeeds marks education evolution

Every Student Succeeds marks education evolution

Ben Davis, staff reporter

January 15, 2016


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No Child Left Behind is out, and in its place is Every Student Succeeds. This new act, passed on Dec. 10, makes its best attempt to improve NCLB. But what exactly is it, and what does it change?

A new perspective

A new perspective

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

January 4, 2016


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Union teachers implement Learner's Perspective Survey to improve teaching style

From blackout to sun’s out

From blackout to sun’s out

Ben Yoch, staff reporter

December 10, 2015


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It’s time to start looking for a good Hawaiian shirt, as the tropical-themed dance is quickly approaching on Dec. 12.

A look behind bars – Sociology

A look behind bars – Sociology

Jonah Westermann, staff reporter

December 3, 2015


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Sociology students traveled down to the forum to listen to a trio of speakers discuss their lives, who they were, and why they were on the other side of the cell door.

District closes Mounds View open enrollment

District closes Mounds View open enrollment

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

November 13, 2015


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Last winter, the District decided to close open enrollment at Mounds View High School for the 2015-2016 school year, preventing students who live out of the district from attending the school.

School board re-elects experienced candidates

School board re-elects experienced candidates

Kallie Slotvig, staff reporter

November 11, 2015


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On Nov. 3, four district residents - Bob Helgeson, Amy Jones, Jonathan Weinhagen, and Sandra Westerman - were elected to serve for four years on the Mounds View School Board.

Genesys Works – Moving forward

Genesys Works – Moving forward

Sunny Lim, staff reporter

November 8, 2015


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A quick tour on Bring Your Child To Work Day is the closest most students will ever get to a billion-dollar corporation like Medtronic. However, for seven Mounds View seniors, Medtronic is already their workplace.

Forum alerts parents of drugs

Forum alerts parents of drugs

Ben Yoch, staff reporter

November 8, 2015


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In a sign of growing concern over rising drug use among teens, Mounds View hosted an informational community forum for parents to learn about local drug trends and means of preventing addiction on Thursday, Oct. 29.

Up in Smoke – Electronic cigarettes

Up in Smoke – Electronic cigarettes

Hanifa Oketch, staff reporter

November 8, 2015


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Just eight years after they first became widely available, e-cigs have become one of the most popular tobacco products - even at Mounds View.

Farm-to-School: Minnesota pursues fresh change

Farm-to-School: Minnesota pursues fresh change

Danny Gedig, staff reporter

October 13, 2015


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“Farm-to-school” programs aiming to serve locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables are appearing in many school cafeterias. This year, the state set aside $500,000 in grants to fund new programs in schools; how will this affect Mounds View?

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