Osseo School District Report: Standards Based Grading, Budget Reductions and Giving Back
A wrap up of happenings in the Osseo School District 279 for Plymouth residents.
In northern Plymouth, a portion of the city’s residents lives in the Osseo School District.
To keep you in the loop with what is going on in District 279, Plymouth Patch provides an update on some of the district happenings.
The following articles recently appeared in Maple Grove Patch. Click on the headline to read the article.
Residents in the Osseo School District can provide more input on Feb. 6, Feb. 7 and Feb 11.
The Section 2AAA Tournament was held Saturday, Feb. 2 at Wayzata High School.
Festivities begin Monday, Feb. 4.
Superintendent Kate Maguire says that recent concerns about Standards Based Grading brought up by teachers at a January school board meeting are being evaluated.
In letters to District 279, teachers told school board members that the application of Standards Based Grading is creating an "onerous workload" and less consistency across classrooms.
Osseo Area Schools’ STRIVE program, led by the Rotary Club of Maple Grove, works to help struggling students graduate.
The Maple Grove High School varsity cheer team took first place in the medium varsity non-tumbling division at the UCA Spirit of America Championship at the Mall of America.
Two student athletes passed the 1,000-point mark.
Even though Minnesota uses tougher measurement standards, Osseo and Maple Grove High School rates are still better than most.
Two Osseo Senior High students were recognized by the Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards.
Members of a group called District 279 Strong Schools, Strong Communities invite residents to a free event at the Maple Grove library to learn about the importance of school funding.
School officials: “Following the recent situation involving some members of the hockey team, we know there is additional work to do."
Principal Sara Vernig: "I want to share with you our school's plan for moving forward following the recent investigations into the behavior of some members of our hockey team
Maple Grove Junior High School student Jack Alexander plays the role of an army ant in a performance at the Stages Theatre Company this winter.
After nine years of serving on the Osseo Area Schools school board, Kim Green is grateful for the experience.
Teachers pleaded with school board members Tuesday night to amend or end Standards Based Grading practices, among other initiatives.
The University of Minnesota Law School study says open enrollment causes more segregation in Osseo, Robbinsdale and Anoka-Hennepin school districts.
Kids collected more than 2,000 pounds of food for the local nonprofit.
Osseo School District official following Gary Stefano's brief administrative leave: "Earlier this evening, we concluded our investigation and we’re pleased to report that Mr. Stefano has been reinstated to his head coaching position."
Osseo School District: "The off-campus incident that was reported to school officials this week took place in mid-December."