Cambridge-Isanti School Board

Administrators described positive improvements in their school buildings during the Cambridge-Isanti School Board meeting April 18. Cambridge-Isanti High School Principal Mitch Clausen gave an update on the mission statement of the high school which is: “Students will develop and apply strategic literacy skills for the 21st century while building positive character traits.” Clausen explained the [...]

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The Cambridge-Isanti School Board is moving forward with the process to seek a bond referendum and operating levy this November. During the board meeting March 21, the board approved a motion to direct administration to prepare a resolution that would allow the district to hold an election in November asking the voters to vote on [...]

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Anoka shut down Cambridge-Isanti early with its strong zone defense and went on to defeat the Bluejackets 64-50 in the Section 7AAAA girls basketball semifinals March 6 at North Branch. The Tornadoes led by as much as 21 points in the second half before Brynn Liljander knocked down two ’3s’ in a row to cut [...]

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It was with “mixed emotion” that Cambridge-Isanti Superintendent Bruce Novak announced his intention to retire June 30 after eight years with the school district. The Cambridge-Isanti School Board approved Novak’s letter of retirement “with regret” during the board meeting Thursday, Feb. 21. Novak began with the school district in 2005 after serving as superintendent in [...]

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The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 18-22 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. Cambridge-Isanti ISD #911 is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week [...]

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Will hiring an attorney to handle union negotiations for the school district potentially strain relationships between the school board and teacher’s union? Education Minnesota Cambridge-Isanti (EMCI), the teacher’s union, thinks it could, and would like the school board to rescind action from its Aug. 23 meeting that authorized the hiring of an attorney to handle [...]

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Title 1 Coordinator, Tammy Kraft, gave an update on Title Services during the Cambridge-Isanti school board meeting, Thursday, Jan. 24. Kraft explained Title 1 is a federally regulated and funded program. Funding is partially based on the number of students who receive free or reduced lunches. Data from AIMSweb, the NWEA’s and the MCA’s determine [...]

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