Student Journalists Press Gov. Walz About COVID Issues That Matter To Them MostOn Friday, Gov. Tim Walz took questions about the COVID-19 pandemic during a news conference from an unlikely group. Instead of journalists, it was Minnesota high school students.
Survey: Nearly 1/4 Of MN Students Struggle With Mental HealthFewer kids feel engaged in the classroom, believe their school provides a supportive place for learning, report good health, or feel safe. That's according to a new Minnesota Student Survey, a voluntary, anonymous questionnaire given to fifth through 11th grade students every three years.
Hastings Assistant Principal To Step Down After Misusing School FundsA Hastings High School assistant principal, Joshua Mclay, is stepping down following an investigation into school money that was spent on sports tickets, found after someone noticed a charge for tickets to a Notre Dame game.
Student Suspended For Trump Shirt Gets $25,000 And ApologyLiberty High School in Hillsboro has agreed to pay $25,000 to senior Addison Barnes, who school officials suspended for wearing a shirt that read "Donald J. Trump Border Wall Construction Co."
Student's Trump-Inspired 'Promposal' Stirs ControversyA Wisconsin student's "promposal" is drawing both laughs and criticism after the teen referenced President Trump's policies on illegal immigration in his sign.
Gap For Minority Students Narrowing, Grad Rates ShowGov. Mark Dayton says the newest numbers are proof that the state is closing disparities in the public school system.
E-Sports Becoming More Popular In Minnesota High SchoolsCompetitive video gaming, known as e-sports, is gaining popularity at Minnesota high schools.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best High School Gym In MinnesotaHigh schools are community hubs in many small towns. "Especially in Pierz," David Rocheleau, Pierz Healy High School activities director, said. "Our community is so supportive of our athletics and our school system. I think that's why we are successful."
Final Run This Week For Current Version Of The SATThe current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide will sit, squirm or stress through the nearly four-hour reading, writing and math test. A new revamped version debuts in March.
Parents Question Choice To Sing 'Allahu Akbar' At Holiday ConcertSome parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District are questioning a choir teacher's decision to use a song about Ramadan performed in Arabic at a holiday concert.
Crash Course In Coding Aims To Get Girls Into Computer Science In Minneapolis, more than 60 girls from Visitation High School spent the morning at a software company to learn coding. Monday was "Hour of Code" day around the world, with the goal to expose more students to computer programming.
Man, 60, Dies After Being Run Over At High SchoolOfficials say a 60-year-old man died on Friday after being hit by a car at a Minnesota high school.
Survey Finds How Today's H.S. Students Measure Future SuccessToday's high school students are putting the pressure on themselves when it comes to measuring success.
5 Tips On How To Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
WCCO's Ashley Roberts Pulls Double Duty As A CustodianScrubbing, sweeping and mopping: It's all in a day's work for school custodians. WCCO's Ashley Roberts is pulling double duty this Mid-Morning and she jokes, if things don't work out for her in the TV world, she has a job waiting at Highland Senior High School.