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Join us for A Taste of Community Education

March 09, 2012

Join us on Saturday March 24 at Stillwater Area High School as we offer a wide variety of Community Education classes to wet your palette of interests. Full course descriptions, fees, and start times are available online at http://ce.stillwater.k12.mn.us and in the winter course catalog.

Stillwater FFA Fish and Wildlife Team Advances to State

March 09, 2012

Five Stillwater Area High School FFA members received top honors in the recent regional Fish and Wildlife competition and earned a spot in the state’s FFA competition in April.

Budget adjustment decision expected next week

March 02, 2012

After months of public debate and discussion, the school board is expected to make a final decision on Thursday night on more than $6 million in budget adjustments for the coming school year.

Share your thoughts on school transportation and program options

March 02, 2012

As part of a budget reduction and strategic planning process we are collecting input from public, charter school and non-public school parents on how we can best serve all families living within the Stillwater Area Public School District 834 boundaries.

Partnership Plan working to raise money to “Fund a Fab Lab”

February 24, 2012

The Partnership Plan is leading a community-wide effort to support the district’s new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiative by raising funds to equip a Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) at the high school.

Junior high schedules are changing to make way for STEM

February 24, 2012

Course requirements and elective options at both Oak-Land and Stillwater junior highs will be changing next year to make room in students’ schedules for visual arts, music, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) classes, which are being introduced as part of the district’s new STEM initiative.

Orchestra to present Varsity and Friends Concert

February 24, 2012

Elementary students will be joining the Stillwater Area High School Varsity Orchestra during a special concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 1 in the high school’s auditorium.

Update on the budget adjustment process:

February 24, 2012

With new information showing the district’s budget gap for next year has been reduced from $10 million to $6.3 million, school board members are reprioritizing their list of budget adjustments for next fall.

Lease revenue from ECFC to raise more than $100,000 next year

February 24, 2012

Leasing space in the district’s new Early Childhood Family Center to two district partners will bring in more than $100,000 next year.

Kindergarten Orientation to take place March 1

February 24, 2012

Good news for next year’s kindergarten families:  The district’s FREE all-day, every day kindergarten program will likely remain unchanged for the coming school year.