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APS School Board continues formulating plan for graduation

Austin Public Schools, during their monthly meeting Monday, announced preliminary plans for its 2020 graduation in the face of strict restrictions announced by the state. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Austin Community Scholarship applications now available

Applications for the Austin Community Scholarship are now available. The application deadline for scholarships is June 30, 2020. Applications, instructions and eligibility rules are available ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Luther College announces Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship winners

Six Luther College students have each received a $1,000 Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship for the 2020–21 academic year, including Ochain Okey from Austin. The other ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

I.J. Holton Intermediate School receives a 2020 Minnesota Promising Practices Award

I.J. Holton Intermediate School is one of five schools statewide honored with a 2020 Minnesota Promising Practices Award. The award is presented to schools for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota bans large-scale high school graduation ceremonies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota banned large-scale high school graduation ceremonies on Friday to limit the spread of the coronavirus, and encouraged schools to hold online ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Photos: Woodson students get to see their teachers

Woodson Kindergarten Center students got the chance to see their teachers Wednesday as those teachers lined the road in front of the school for a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Photos: Grand Meadow Schools staff get out to see their students

The Grand Meadow Public School staff held a parade Thursday so they could get out and see their students both in town and those that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Students honored at Honor Roll Luncheon

By David Krenz Austin Public Schools Superintendent Included in the long list of cancelations this school year was our annual Honor Roll Luncheon, which recognizes ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Pacelli students, staff and parents settle into distance learning and the learning continues

By Kane Malo Pacelli Assistant Principal April 6 marked the start of the second week of distance learning for all students in the state of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: Caps, gowns and smiles

Austin High School Technology Integrationist Amy Thuesen waves to students as they pull up to pick up their caps and gowns. Teachers lined up to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Schools shutter buildings for the remainder of the year

On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Tim Walz announced that schools would remain shuttered for the remainder of the year, requiring districts to round out their school ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Walz to keep school buildings closed

MPR News Staff Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday will announce that Minnesota K-12 school buildings will remain closed for the rest of the academic year, ... Read more

1 month ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

A new way of teaching

Educators are embracing teaching through the medium of online As the COVID-19 virus weight began to be felt in the state, Minnesota residents had to ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

#TogetherApartAustin2020 launches yard sign campaign

Austin Positive Action Coalition is expanding a spirit campaign it began two weeks ago when they partnered with the Austin High School student council on ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: Wee Learning Childcare and Preschool create parade for students

The Wee Learning Childcare and Preschool at St. Olaf Lutheran Church was looking for a way to see their students and the plan they come ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

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