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Fillmore Central Community Education school readiness program earns a 4-Star Parent Aware Rating


Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Congratulations to Fillmore Central Community Education School Readiness program for earning a 4-Star Parent Aware Rating! This is the highest possible rating.

Parent Aware Star Ratings help parents find programs that go above and beyond to prepare children for school and life. The one-to four-star rating system measures best practices identified by research that help children succeed.

Participating programs have:

•Volunteered for extra, in-depth training

•Devoted themselves to strong, caring relationships with each child

•Adopted the latest approaches to keeping children’s learning on track

•Committed to daily activities and routines that help children learn

•Placed a focus on children’s health and safety.

The commitment to quality early childcare and education shows. As a result, families in the community are reassured that we are reaching for the stars!

Houston School Board looks at 'World's Best Workforce'

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on January 21. At the meeting, Superintendent Rick gave an overview of the district strategic plan to support teaching and learning that is aligned with new legislation’s “World’s Best Workforce” initia ..... 
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Mabel-Canton student representatives give report

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on January 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Troy Soiney. The minutes from the December 17, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved. The consent agenda was approved. It included ap ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Country vs. City Life

By Peyton Bergey

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in All Education

When figuring out where might be the best place for you to live, whether that may be the country or in the city, there are many aspects that one must take into consideration. Now, if you’re like me who has grown up in the country and a very small ..... 
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Houston School Board approves technology plan

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held its first meeting of the new year on January 14. At the meeting the board made several organizational decisions, including choosing dates for all of the school board meetings in 2014. The meetings normally have a start ..... 
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Tri-state junior high honor band

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Congratulations to the following Fillmore Central 7-8th grade band students on being selected to participate in the 2014 Tri-State Honor Band in Decorah, Iowa, on Saturday, March 1. Josh Peters, 7th grade trumpet, Alex Mathison, 8th grade trumpet, ..... 
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College News 1.20.14

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Fall Dean’s List/Honors •St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn.: Kelsey Sauer of Harmony. • St. Mary’s University, Winona, Minn.: Kaitlyn Keefe, of Chatfield; Tiffany Johnson, of Harmony; Krystal Souhrada, of Ostrander; Shane Jacobs ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board sets 2014 levy

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

The Lanesboro School Board certified their levy and approved the budget at their regular meeting on December 19. The levy for 2014 was set at $373,445.53. Superintendent Jeff Boggs said the levy has gone down this year, and has been doing so for t ..... 
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Mabel-Canton School Board expresses thanks to many

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on December 17, 2013 immediately following the Truth in Taxation meeting. All members were present. The minutes from the November 19, 2013 board meeting were reviewed and approved. The board wished to than ..... 
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