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SuperTalk - April 17th

posted Apr 17, 2018, 3:19 PM by Jason Borgstrom   [ updated Apr 17, 2018, 6:02 PM ]


Check out this month's SuperTalk with Dr. Malone. This month he shares about: 

 

  1. Becker School Board’s Strategic Planning Process
  2. Primary School Addition Update
  3. Budget Update
  4. The Becker School District’s rating in the top 10% of Minnesota Schools.

 

 

Becker School District Ranked In Top 10% of Minnesota Schools

posted Apr 13, 2018, 7:49 AM by Megan Ramola   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 6:35 AM ]


United States Air Force Band

posted Apr 12, 2018, 6:46 AM by Megan Ramola


The US Air Force Band of Mid-America will be performing at Becker High School Performing Arts Center on Monday, April 16th at 7:30 P.M.

Tickets are free and it is open to the public!  
Please join us for this incredible opportunity in BECKER!

Here is the link:

Purple Up! Day @ Becker!

posted Apr 12, 2018, 5:52 AM by Jason Borgstrom   [ updated Apr 12, 2018, 5:54 AM ]

Month of the Military Child 2018

 

April is designated as the Month of the Military Child; a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas.   The Becker School District along with Beyond the Yellow Ribbon would like to honor our military families by celebrating Purple Up! Day on April 16, 2018.  Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (BTYR) is a comprehension program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting services members and their families with community support, training, services, and resources within the Becker Community. 

Purple Up! For Military Families

“Purple Up! For Military families” is a day for communities to wear purple to show support and thank military children for their strength and sacrifices. Wearing purple is a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple indicates that all branches of the military are supported; Air Force blue, Army green, Navy blue, Marine red, and Coast Guard blue all thought to combine together as a single color, purple.

The Becker School District will be celebrating PURPLE UP! Day on Monday, April 16th.  Please wear purple this day!

Thank you for supporting our military families!

*Military families - please view the information attached regarding an event next Saturday, April 21, 2018.


 


Laramie Project

posted Apr 6, 2018, 1:48 PM by Megan Ramola   [ updated Apr 11, 2018, 7:57 AM ]


"The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard.


Friday, May 4 - 7:00PM
Saturday, May 5 - 7:00PM
Sunday, May 6 - 2:00PM

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Adults:  $10.00

Military (with ID):  $8.00

Senior Citizens:  $8.00

Students:  $8.00

***NOT APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13***


No After-School Activities - April 3rd, 2018

posted Apr 3, 2018, 12:08 PM by Megan Ramola


Due to weather there will be no after-school activities on April 3rd, 2018.

National History Day

posted Mar 19, 2018, 8:07 AM by Megan Ramola

Congratulations to the following students who competed at the Regional History Day held at SCSU this past Saturday, March 17.  

Back row:  Kylie Applen, Faith Potter, Conor Schafer, Kathryn Krisko,  Sydne Hintermeister,  Shelby Dawson, Emily Bloom

Front Row:  Alaynna Suchy, Gretchen Graftaas,  Makenna Thelen, Alexandra Rydeen, Emily Titcomb, Emma Halvorson, Lucy Staples, Jaden Kraus, Abigail Nelson


Parent Support Group Meeting

posted Mar 12, 2018, 12:24 PM by Megan Ramola

Below is the flyer for this month’s Parent Support Group in Elk River.  The meeting will be held on Monday - March 19th from 6-8pm at Handke.  As requested by group members, the topic is Special Ed services and IEPs.  

 

Families who attend receive free child care and dinner, presentation by an Elk River Special Ed teacher, time for questions and time for peer support. 


Attendees are asked to RSVP in advance.

Questions and to RSVP please contact:
Sue Schmieg: 763-283- 1838 or smithspan@gmail.com

School Fundraising Scams

posted Mar 11, 2018, 7:08 PM by Jason Borgstrom

Area school administrators and leadership have been alerted to a school fundraising scam targeting businesses in the area. These scams are being facilitated via phone and emails, predominantly. A high-pressure pitch is used. The offer appears to be a good deal,as it promises promotion via a low price for a lot of product.

If you are curious about school fundraisers, please contact Becker Public Schools and inquire if we have sanctioned the fundraiser.


Becker Robotics

posted Mar 10, 2018, 5:49 PM by Jason Borgstrom

Becker Robotics

CIS participated in the Lake Superior Regional this weekend in Duluth. They ended their qualification matches ranked 12th and were selected by the #3 alliance. Their day ended in the Semifinals with a hard fought fight. But the excitement didn’t stop there. They won the UL Safety Award and the prestigious Chairman’s Award for the 3rd year in a row. This qualifies them for the State and World Competition. CIS will compete in one more regular season competition in Minneapolis on March 29th-31st.

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