Community Education Category

Holiday Boutique, Teddy Bear Tea scheduled for Dec. 7

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Holiday Boutique, Teddy Bear Tea scheduled for Dec. 7

Mark your calendars for a pair of fun Community Education events on Saturday, Dec. 7, during Delano's Old Fashioned Christmas festivities. The Holiday Boutique will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Education gym. Admission is free, and the event features unique and local hand-made gifts. Additional vendors are welcome and can contact Dawn Hilgers at dawn.hilgers@delanoschools.org. Vendors can begin setting up at 8 a.m. ... Read More

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TAC survey ending soon

Posted on: November 15, 2019

TAC survey ending soon

The time to offer your input on TAC services is almost over! All are welcome to weigh in, whether you are a current, former or future member. Participate in the survey at https://forms.gle/XnGbvpMhavsZZCAE6.   Read More

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Speakers to address anxiety

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Speakers to address anxiety

Delano Elementary School will host a free speaking event featuring Rob Winker and Amy Lou Anderson of Playmore and Prosper from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The speakers are sponsored by a grant from the United Way, and will share strategies for coping with anxiety. The event will take place in the school cafeteria, and is open to everyone. Parents, educators and community members who work with children and teens are encouraged to attend.... Read More

Post Categories: Community Education, Elementary School, High School, Intermediate School

ECFE Free Fall Fiesta on Oct. 5

Posted on: October 4, 2019

ECFE Free Fall Fiesta on Oct. 5

Come on out for the ECFE Free Fall Fiesta from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at the at the Community Ed. building. Celebrate the season with costumes, items to make and take, photo ops, music, dancing and more! Online registration is requested at https://delano.ce.eleyo.com/. See the photo included with this post for more details.   Read More

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School climate survey coming

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Delano Public Schools is conducting a second survey on school climate to gather important feedback from students, staff and district families. The objective is to ensure continuous improvement, and this input is highly valued. A similar Panorama Education survey was taken late last fall, and this follow-up survey, along with another follow-up next spring, will allow the district to track changes from the baseline data collected last year. ... Read More

Post Categories: Community Education, Elementary School, High School, Intermediate School

Candidates sought for open school board seat

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Candidates sought for open school board seat

Delano Public Schools is currently seeking applicants for an open school board seat.  The school board accepted the resignation of chair Mark Larson in August after Larson moved out of state. Vice chair Lisa Seguin has assumed the chair’s duties in Larson’s absence, and the board is seeking a new member to return to its usual seven-member complement.  Board members hope to fill the opening by the end of October. The... Read More

Post Categories: Community Education, Elementary School, High School, Intermediate School

Lauderbaugh steps in for special ed.

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Lauderbaugh steps in for special ed.

For Angie Lauderbaugh, a passion to help others overcome obstacles in communication and education developed early in life. “A friend of mine was deaf in junior high, so I always wanted to be a sign language interpreter,” said Lauderbaugh.  Delano’s new special education coordinator kept that career goal in mind through her graduation from St. Cloud Apollo High School and into her time at St. Cloud State University,... Read More

Post Categories: Community Education, Elementary School, High School, Intermediate School

School supplies eligible for tax credits

Posted on: August 19, 2019

School supplies eligible for tax credits

Minnesota has two programs to help you pay for your child’s education expenses. The K–12 Education Subtraction and the K–12 Education Credit can lower the tax you pay or increase your refund when filing your Minnesota income tax return. You may qualify for the K-12 subtraction, the K-12 credit, or both — if you save your receipts. Expenses for most school supplies, field trips, and musical instruments are eligible. ... Read More

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'A wonderful experience' for Brasket

Posted on: August 9, 2019

'A wonderful experience' for Brasket

Over the past 22 years, preschool students in Susan Brasket’s classroom constructed elaborate and often messy projects, memorized poetry, danced to music, read stories and generally engaged all five senses in the activities of the day. “Being here gave me an opportunity to do things I enjoy,” Brasket said at an early summer gathering in celebration of her retirement. “We always joked about how we couldn’t make the art... Read More

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'Touch a Truck' draws a crowd

Posted on: May 8, 2019

'Touch a Truck' draws a crowd

The Touch a Truck event on Saturday included a special feature - a helicopter from North Memorial that dropped in during the event. The Delano ECFE/Preschool event brought out a big crowd that organizers gave up counting at 425. Other attractions included a fire truck, utility truck, school buses, police vehicles, ambulance, plow truck and tractors. See more photos on the Delano Public Schools Facebook page. Read More

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