Education

The Stillwater School District is implementing new state standard in student achievement. In 2013 Minnesota state legislators developed new standards to measure student achievement, called World’s Best Workforce, and required school districts across the state to develop an implementation plan by Summer 2014. The plan outlined five goals each district needs to address in its [...]

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A proposal to build a 125-foot telecommunications tower next to the Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo has stirred up opposition from a local parents’ group. The Stillwater Schools Community Action Network (SSCAN) has begun an online petition that urges the school board to reconsider its plan to construct the tower near children, citing [...]

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School board approves $4.5 million in building repairs During its June 26 meeting, the Stillwater Area School Board approved $4.5 million in facility repairs for the 2015 -2016 school year. “The Alternative Facility list replaces like for like items within our buildings, maintain’s district standards and protects the investments of the community in our buildings,” [...]

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Nearly a year went by before all the expired Stillwater Area School District employee contracts were settled. On June 26, the school board approved the consent agenda that included the contracts for the Stillwater Principals Association, as well as the district directors group, the coordinators, supervisors and specialists group, and the technical support group. The [...]

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