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Photo: AHS Homecoming Court announced

Below are the list of special days throughout Austin Public Schools for Homecoming next week.   Homecoming Week 2021 Sunday Kickball at Wescott 6-7:30 p.m., ... Read more

1 day ago by Eric Johnson.

Placek, Ruzek named 2021 distinguished honorees by alumni group

Will be honored during AHS Homecoming A duo of alums from Austin High School’s Class of 1964 will be honored next week as part of ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: Another day on the farm

Third graders from Austin, Pacelli and Lyle schools took to the country Tuesday for the annual Day on the Farm. It’s an opportunity to see ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Survey: Minnesotans of color less likely to believe schools offer equal opportunities

By Elizabeth Shockman White Minnesotans think very differently about the opportunities that the state’s K-12 public schools provide to all students than Minnesotans of color, ... Read more

4 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Photos: Walking to welcome

Students from Sumner Elementary School took their welcoming message to the sidewalks once again on Wednesday. Armed with flags and signs from their county of ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

APS seeing rebound in enrollment

School up 147 students from last year at this time The Austin Public Schools Board on Monday night received some optimistic enrollment numbers. Director of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Austin farmer directs donation to Woodson Kindergarten Center

Woodson Kindergarten Center got a boost in its STEM education thanks to a donation from a local farmer and the Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Southland, LeRoy-Ostrander students presenting ‘Matilda’

“Matilda” is coming to the brand new Southland stage this month. Over 35 students from both Southland and LeRoy-Ostrander school districts will be presenting “Matilda ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

College Milestones

2020-21 Bemidji State University Graduates Adams Brittany Simon, a bachelor of arts in psychology Austin Colin Hasley, a bachelor of applied science in applied engineering ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

COVID vaccinations required for Minnesota colleges

By Peter Cox As students head back to campus, many Minnesota colleges and universities are requiring students be vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccines mean an ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Education Briefs

Alex Petrik, freshman from Austin, received the University fo Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Honors Scholarship. He was one of 582 incoming freshman to receive scholarships form the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Pacelli, APS welcome back students

Students, staff thrilled to be back, COVID still hovers   On Monday morning, Pacelli Catholic Schools Principal Kane Malo walked along the sidewalk, coffee in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Proficiency scores down across the State of Minn.

APS down in math, reading, science Austin Public Schools saw significant drops in both reading and math proficiencies, mirroring drops across the State of Minnesota ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Austin Public Education Foundation hires new ED

The executive committee of the Austin Public Education Foundation would like to announce that Jennifer Boysen has been hired as the new executive director effective ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Education Briefs: College Milestones

Rochester Community College 2021 Summer Graduates Austin: Calli Gunsallus, Associate of Applied Science, Dental Assistant; Shannon Tabor, Certificate, Child Development Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

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