Education

After spending 34 years in education, Mitch Clausen feels it’s the right time to retire. Clausen, who is in his ninth year as principal of Cambridge-Isanti High School, will retire Nov. 26. Assistant High School Principal Brad Windschill will serve as interim principal until the end of the school year, and a comprehensive search for […]

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  Hands-on learning and a focus on arts and science are reasons both parents and their children are enjoying their first year at the Art & Science Academy. The Art & Science Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school for students in kindergarten through sixth grade that opened in Isanti in September. The school is […]

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Members of the Braham community felt an extreme sense of togetherness as parents, students, staff and neighbors joined Oct. 29 at the Community Center for the final gathering of Rachel’s Challenge. In the days prior, 100 Braham Area High School students trained to form the Friends of Rachel Group with a goal to turn classmates […]

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One of the highlights of the Multiple Measurement Ratings presentation during the Oct. 23 Cambridge-Isanti School Board meeting was Cambridge Intermediate School retaining its “reward” school status. Director of Teaching and Learning Tim Truebenbach presented the comprehensive analysis of the MMR results for the school district. He provided a brief overview at last month’s meeting. […]

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At its Oct. 20 meeting, the Braham School Board accepted with appreciation the following contributions: • $255 from Ron German Drywall Company for the FFA trip. • $200 from Brian and Ken Fiedler at East Central Tire for FFA. •$1,000 from an anonymous donor for the E gym scoreboard. • $5,000 from the Grandy Lions […]

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Cambridge-Isanti High School Principal, Mitch Clausen, recently announced his retirement effective Nov. 25. Brad Windschill will serve as interim principal at CIHS upon Clausen’s retirement. Windschill will finish out the 2014-15 school year and a comprehensive search for a new CIHS principal will begin this spring. “I have been in this position for the last […]

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Throughout 2013-14, Cambridge-Isanti Early Childhood Programs provided 41 one-day per week classes; 1,495 parents and children attended 39 special events, served 283 parents and 320 children. The 1974 Minnesota Legislature funded the piloting of six Early Childhood Family Education programs. Currently, ECFE is available statewide and serves thousands of parents and their young children ages […]

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