Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review

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08
Jun

Story brings back memories

To the editor:

Wed
08
Jun

Per pupil expenses cover wide range of staff, services

I’ve attended a couple legislators’ town hall meetings, and a question that keeps coming up about the schools is: "If each student gets $8,000 and there are 30 kids in a class ($240,000) and their teacher receives a salary of $40,000, where did the other $200,000 go?" The expenditure per student

Wed
08
Jun

LeClair’s projections off by half

So far, under the leadership of Gov. Tim Pawlenty and state Sen. Brian LeClair, Minnesota’s fiscal situation has deteriorated and real per pupil funding for Minnesota schools has declined. Now, Sen.

Wed
08
Jun

Legislature needs to compromise, find common ground

Two weeks ago, at one minute after midnight on Tuesday, May 24, the Minnesota Legislature went into special session. This was one minute after the regular session adjourned because of a constitutional deadline. I was glad to see us begin the special session as soon we did.

Wed
08
Jun

North High to add Air Force JROTC program

Half a dozen North High students who enrolled in an elective at Woodbury High School last year might lead to North having an Air Force junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program.

Wed
08
Jun

Renovations planned at District 622 schools

Kids at Richardson Elementary won’t have to wait so painfully long for corn dogs and pizza next fall. The lunchroom is getting remodeled this summer, which will enable Richardson to offer two serving lines.

Wed
08
Jun

‘Thankful’ satirist sweeps Lake Elmo

Sometimes putting one’s tongue-in-cheek can furrow another’s brow.

Wed
08
Jun

Tartan students push for tobacco-free parks

Armed with Ziploc bags full of cigarette butts picked up from playgrounds throughout Oakdale, a group of Tartan High School students attempted to convince the Oakdale Park and Planning Commission in mid-May that the city should adopt a tobacco-free park policy.

Wed
01
Jun

Polars take wind out of Tornadoes



The North Polars got off to a good start in their defense of the Section 4AAA softball title, when Kallie Samuelson led them to a 2-0 victory over Anoka.

Wed
01
Jun

Pioneers power past Warriors



Sibley, atop the Classic Suburban Conference (CSC) baseball standings, ventured to Hill-Murray May 22 for a makeup baseball contest.

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