February 13th, 2014

Board chooses Schwiebert as superintendent

Board chooses Schwiebert as superintendent

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com After two weeks of intensive interviews with three finalist candidates, the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board selected their choice for a new superintendent – Jeff Schwiebert of Eldridge, Iowa. The board made the [...]

Book-reading program brings readers together

Book-reading program brings readers together

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kennedy Community School is joining many other schools in the St. Cloud School District to participate in an all-school book club called “One District One Book.” Fourth-grade teacher and instructional leader Kelli [...]

Debate to tackle issue of football safety

Debate to tackle issue of football safety

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Should the sport of football be banned from all public schools? Should its playing rules be changed? Will today’s football concussions lead to more serious health problems in the future for today’s [...]

Kennedy fourth-graders participate in math dance

Kennedy fourth-graders participate in math dance

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kennedy Community School fourth-grade students have been busy learning about transformations in math through movement and dance with artist-in-residence David DeBlieck. DeBlieck is a dance instructor who works with teachers to improve [...]

Sibling potters standalone

Sibling potters standalone

contributed photos The three Lolmasteymaugh siblings enjoy their first-ever fling with clay on a potter’s wheel at the Feb. 8 Sartell Farmers’ Market at City Hall. From left to right are Eve, 5; Anna, 3; and [...]

Speed enforcement at the speed of sound

Speed enforcement at the speed of sound

Thanks to a new speed-measuring device provided by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety, law enforcement officers in St. Joseph are better equipped to identify vehicles driving at illegal and unsafe speeds. [...]

Jose accepts top ‘arts presenter’ award

Jose accepts top ‘arts presenter’ award

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sartell resident Brian Jose was recently honored as the top North American “Presenter of Fine Arts” at an awards banquet at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Since 2008, Jose has [...]

Kennedy student wins district spelling bee

Kennedy student wins district spelling bee

by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kennedy sixth-grade student Andrew Theisen won the district spelling bee held Feb. 6 at St. Cloud North Junior High School. [...]

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