District News

Safety Message from STMA Schools

Posted on: October 5, 2016

This communication provides parents and staff notification of the District’s response to recent rumors regarding the appearance of “clowns” in metro area school districts. In response to recent social media activity and news reports, the District is working closely with local law enforcement to monitor the situation. At this time, the District has received no confirmed reports of any issue or situation that presents an actual safety concern for students or... Read More

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STMA Strategic Plan Parent and Community Listening Session

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Parents and community members are invited to participate in the district’s strategic planning process. A listening session for parents and community members will be held on October 4 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Middle School West Media Center. The strategic plan will guide the district’s work for the next three-five years. We hope you take the time to share your thoughts with us. Thank you for partnering with us in the education of the... Read More

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Strong Return on Investment for STMA Stakeholders

Posted on: September 2, 2016

STMA students again outperformed their state peers in all three content areas in all tested grades on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) assessments in 2016. STMA scored 12.8 percentage points higher than the state in reading, 17 points higher in math, and 19.1 points higher in science. This is despite the fact that STMA ranks 327 out of 331 school districts in school funding. “Despite receiving significantly less than most school districts in the state, we continue to... Read More

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Seven Candidates File for STMA School Board

Posted on: August 19, 2016

St. Michael-Albertville voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, November 8 to elect three school board members for the St. Michael-Albertville ISD 885 School Board. Each member will be elected to a term of four years. In alphabetical order, candidates include: Kari Dwinnell Joan Keiner Tom Polinceusz Brian Reinbold Hollee Saville Drew Scherber Carol Steffens  ... Read More

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Capital Projects Improvement Task Force

Posted on: July 21, 2016

The School Board is pursuing the possibility of a bond election to seek voter approval for a second sheet of ice to the STMA Hockey Arena, enhancements for safety and security, maintenance of and improvements to facilities and grounds and replacement of technology and... Read More

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Schedule of Open House, Walk Through and Orientation Dates

Posted on: June 9, 2016

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Welcome Superintendent Foucault

Posted on: June 2, 2016

The St. Michael-Albertville School Board, is pleased to welcome Dr. Ann-Marie Foucault as the new Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Foucault was chosen from a highly qualified field following a rigorous selection process that included screening and interviews by a superintendent screening committee, individual interviews with Board members and on-site interviews. Dr. Foucault’s leadership, breadth of experience, and dedication to students will ensure continuity and a smooth... Read More

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STMA High School Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Posted on: April 21, 2016

U.S. News and World Report has released its annual rankings of best high schools. STMA High School was ranked 37th in Minnesota and received a Silver award! Read more Read More

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Middle School West Recognized as 2015 Reward School

Posted on: February 22, 2016

Representative Eric Lucero recognized Middle School West as a 2015 Reward School with a Minnesota House resolution. Minnesota Department of Education released the list of 2015 Reward schools—public schools that have demonstrated exemplary academic achievements in state exam proficiency, student growth and closing achievement gaps. Every year, the top 15 percent of schools that receive Title I funding (allocated to schools with high levels of students in poverty) are recognized as... Read More

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Anaphylaxis Treatment Now Available

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Minnesota statute 121A.2207 permits school districts to possess epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPens) for a student or other individual experiencing anaphylaxis regardless of whether the student or individual has a prescription for an EpiPen. Starting this school year, the school nurse or health paraprofessional will administer stock epinephrine to a student/individual if in good faith it is determined that person is experiencing a life-threatening reaction. The emergency epinephrine... Read More

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STMA Ranks High in Best School Standings

Posted on: August 24, 2015

STMA Ranks High in Best School Standings St. Michael-Albertville School District ranks among the top 20 districts in Minnesota according to Only In Your State, an online media, news and publishing group. STMA ranks 17 among the forerunners this year for Minnesota K-12 education. In announcing the list, Only In Your State introduced the list. “A quality education is easy to find in Minnesota with so many amazing school districts. Among the... Read More

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STMA Recognized As One of the Best High Schools

Posted on: May 29, 2015

St. Michael-Albertville High School has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s “Best High Schools” in U.S. News Best High Schools 2015 rankings. STMA earned the bronze medal in the award program based upon the school’s students performing better than statistically expected for students in the state and disadvantage students outperforming disadvantaged students in the state in math and reading proficiency. Schools were also ranked... Read More

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The St. Michael-Albertville School District Announces the Retirement of 14 Employees

Posted on: May 29, 2015

The St. Michael-Albertville School District Announces the Retirement of 14 Employees: Dan Abrahamson – High School Science Teacher, 34 years Jean Becker – Fieldstone Elementary Cook Helper, 9 years Sheila Bichler – St. Michael Elementary Principal, 9 years Jean Boese – Big Woods Elementary Response/Teacher Paraprofessional, 14... Read More

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STMA High School Principal Recognized

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Bob Driver, St. Michael-Albertville High School Principal, has been selected as Central Minnesota Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals.  Mr. Driver has been STMA high school principal for four years, previously serving as assistant principal.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Winona State, a Bachelor of Science degree in education from St. Cloud State University and his Masters of Education from Hamline University.... Read More

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