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Stillwater OKs gun range, but at less than half the proposed size
Time to hit the books; back to school photos
Published September 3, 2015 at 2:59 pm
School board to rescind land purchase agreement for bus terminal
Published August 26, 2015 at 10:15 am
Faced with zoning problems, the Stillwater Area School Board is expected to pull out of a purchase agreement for an 8.5 acre property in West Lakeland Township during its Aug. 27 meeting. The $520,000 property was selected as the location of a new terminal for the district’s 100 school buses, and...
Standardized test changes affect scores for Stillwater students
Published August 6, 2015 at 1:26 pm
The release of the 2015 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) tests by the Minnesota Department of Education July 30 showed a slight decrease in math proficiency and slight increases in reading and science proficiency for students attending Stillwater Area Schools. As part of federal education...
Two new principals to join Stillwater Area Public Schools
Published July 31, 2015 at 1:20 pm
The Stillwater Area Public Schools Board of Education is expected to formally approve the selection of two new principals Aug. 13. Eric VanScoy will serve as the principal for Stillwater Junior High School, and Stacey Benz will serve as the principal of Marine and Withrow elementary schools. Both...
District 834 to spend $13.1 million less than expected on building bonds
Published July 23, 2015 at 6:15 pm
The Stillwater School District will repay approximately $13.1 million less than initially expected on voter-approved facilities bonds, according to the district’s finance director Kristen Hoheisel. On July 16, the Stillwater School Board reviewed six bids for general obligation school building...
Pontrelli hits the ground running; changes are already apparent under District 834’s new leader
Published July 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm
With little more than a week in her new office, Stillwater Area Superintendent Denise Pontrelli is hitting the ground running. “I have known for a while that I wanted to take on a superintendency, and I had my eye on Stillwater for a while,” said Pontrelli, who lives in the area. Pontrelli...