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Liberal Arts program plans trip to Peru for summer 2015

Ellen Gantenbein, Sports Editor

October 5, 2014

Liberal students will have the opportunity to explore Peru this summer as a part of a school trip. The trip will be led by Liberal Arts Coordinator and English teacher Delainia Haug and Social Studies teacher Laura Lanik. The...

Effects of redrawn attendance zones still seen at South

Ellen Gantenbein, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

The 2013-14 school year marks four years since Minneapolis redrew attendance zones. This means all four classes at South have dealt with these changes and have experienced entrance into high school with similar obstacles. In 20...

Anoka parent group targets best selling book

Emily Barnhill, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Was your child one of the hundreds exposed? The book Eleanor and Park, written by Rainbow Rowell in 2013, was recently challenged by parents in Anoka-Hennepin County libraries and schools. The author was scheduled to speak in Anoka...

Chicago strike over, but issues remain in school systems

Sophie Downey and Elise Sommers, A&E and News Editors

September 21, 2012

On Tuesday, September 18, the teachers of Chicago voted to end a week-long strike, in an agreement that mayor Rahm Emanuel called “an honest compromise.” “I’m happy for [the teachers],” said Laura Lanik, social studies...

Authors give insight to readers this I Love to Read month

Elise Sommers, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

For many avid readers, reading is a one-way experience. They pick up the book, spend a short amount of time in the world between the covers, and, when finished, leave it. Their thoughts on the subject may extend to a book group,...

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