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Lois Roberton Nursing Scholarship for local nursing students


Mon, Apr 6th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Education

The Rushford Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for this year’s Lois Roberton Nursing scholarship are currently being accepted.

Through the generosity and vision of the late Lois Roberton, Rushford Community Foundation offers $1,000 scholarships to students from Rushford-Peterson High School who are planning to pursue a nursing degree. Current high school seniors are eligible, as well as alumni.

Applications are available at the high school counseling office or online at www.rushfordcommunityfoundation.com under the “News” tab. Applications may be returned to the R-P High School Counseling Office no later than April 10, or mailed to RCF at P.O. Box 671, Rushford, Minn. 55971 and postmarked no later than April 13. A typewritten essay must accompany the completed application. A panel of impartial judges appointed by the Foundation will select the winning applicant(s). The scholarship will be paid directly to the business office of the school where the student has been accepted and/or is attending. Applicants may apply for renewal of scholarships for up to four years of continuous full-time study.



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Rushford-Peterson revisits old issues

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Rushford Education

The Rushford-Peterson School Board met Monday, March 15 and once again debated issues raised at previous meetings. At the February meeting, a summary by ATS&R architect Dean Beeninga on the New School Initiative prompted some discussion of an altern ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson hits at security issue

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Posted in Rushford Education

The R-P School District is considering options for increased security measures at the school in light of parent concerns last October. A policy for identification of staff and visitors is in place, with all non-authorized personnel to check in at ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson approves bond sale

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Education

A special meeting of the Rushford-Peterson School Board was called Thursday, January 15 for the purpose of adopting a debt compliance policy and to approve the sale of bonds. All members of the board were present, including new directors Joyce Ivers ..... 
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Juried High School Art Show opens January 10

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Education

Lanesboro Arts will present the Annual Juried High School Art Show, showcasing work by 9-12th grade students from Chatfield, Fillmore Central, Lanesboro, and Rushford-Peterson High Schools. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, January 10 fro ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson responds to concerns; renews superintendent contract

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Dec 29th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

Due to time constraints at the December 17 school board meeting, a special meeting was called December 22. The meeting was well attended by the public, as was the previous meeting, with more than 20 citizens waiting to hear the district’s respon ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson faces tough questions on new school issues

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

Talk moves swiftly in tight-knit communities and recent rumblings over potential problems with Rushford-Peterson’s New School Initiative, and the subsequent referendum, led more than 55 citizens to pack into the high school biology room for the ..... 
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Students can win with Merchants Bank Money Ball in Rushford

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

RUSHFORD, Minn. – Area students will have a chance to win some money with Money Ball from Merchants Bank. The first chance comes during halftime of the Rushford boys basketball game against Lanesboro, Friday, December 5. Three participants, 5th ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson approves Design Team format

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

With a successful $38.1 million referendum, for a new facility, under their belt, the R-P School Board voted November 17 to move the initiative forward to the next stages. Nearly 30 packed into the high school biology room for the meeting, includi ..... 
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