(11/09/2023) Join parents and guardians from the Anoka-Hennepin Schools community for information and resources to support the needs of students today. Anoka-Hennepin is hosting three Parent Engage 360 community and parent education events during the 2023-24 school year. These events aim to provide resources for parents and guardians to support their students and others in the community.
(09/15/2023) Chants of “BE THE NICE KID” could be heard through the halls of Jefferson Elementary School Sept. 14, as Bryan Skavnak, the founder of the organization Be the Nice Kid, entertained and educated students on how to spread kindness through being nice.
(05/31/2023) On May 22, students were entertained by Dazzling Dave, a National Yo-Yo Master. Dave is the brother-in-law to the school's social worker, Mike Kochendofer.
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(02/16/2024) Welcome events will be hosted at elementary schools as early as March. Register online to stay informed of important events and information.
(02/16/2024) On Feb. 9, Anoka-Hennepin Superintendent Cory McIntyre facilitated a conversation with students at the Secondary Technical Education Program (STEP) for the fifth of several scheduled student roundtable discussions throughout the district.
(02/16/2024) Rum River Elementary students demonstrated hands-on math, art and social skills to explore the business world, in class.
(02/16/2024) Anoka-Hennepin health service program facilitator Kathy Schulz was elected by her peers as the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Director for the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota (SNOM).