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Purple Pride
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Actvities
View our Activities page to find schedules, team and club information, and more!
 
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Arts Theatre
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BEAT
Find out about our fine arts events and Blattner Energy Arts Theatre shows.
Community Center
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BECC
Visit the BECC page under Community Ed to find information about membership and hours for the Community Center.

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Shrek Mob

By the Numbers

15:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

96.9%

Graduation Rate

81%

Community Support

In August 2015 our building referendum passed with an overwhelming 81% Yes vote.

40+

Student Organizations

80%

Student Participation in Activities

50%+

Teachers with Master's Degree or Higher

43

College Credits Offered

31

Business Partnerships

Local businesses work with our district to offer internships annually.

70%

Math

Over the past 3 years, our elementary students in grades 3-5 have met or exceeded the state reading standards at a rate of 70% or more.

75%

Reading

Over the past 3 years, our elementary students in grades 3-5 have met or exceeded the state reading standards at a rate of 75% or more.

 

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Albany students visit credit union

Big shout out to the Central Minnesota Federal Credit Union for a most excellent tour!

On a beautiful spring morning, Mrs. Hoeschen‘s class was the first group of first-graders to hike to CMFCU and attend a tour of the Albany branch. We were able to stroll behind the teller desks and sent a Huskie toy through the drive-through shoot. FUN!  We also watched as coins were sorted and counted… A handy tool for our piggy banks. Thank you so much Albany Credit Union!

Students learn about the credit union
Students learn about the credit union

 

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Shrek Cast ready to perform a flash mob

A neon yellow Shrek flash mob descended on Albany Elementary before the spring musical perfomances.

The cast of April's spring musical performed a flash mob for Albany Elementary students as they loaded the buses after school last Friday.

The performers sang and danced to a number from the show to promote "Shrek the Musical" which took place over the weekend.

The musical was a rip-roaring success and the students and directors did a fantastic job!

See our Twitter or Instagram accounts (both @ISD745) to view a video of the performance!

Shrek Cast ready to perform a flash mob
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Students create jeopardy game boards

Advanced Math students create jeopardy games to help prepare themselves and classmates for the MCA tests.

In 7th grade math class this last week, Mr. Fragodt's advanced math students created MCA Jeopardy Boards to prepare for the upcoming MCA tests. Students were allowed to choose the categories, topics, and questions, as well as set up how their board would look. Mr. Fragodt did not want to put too many restrictions on the boards, as 7th grade students have very creative and unique design ideas. The students were also instructed to create an answer key, requiring them to answer all of the questions they created for extra practice.

Once these boards were completed, the entire 7th grade got to benefit from the students' hard work. All classes the following day got to play jeopardy using one of their classmates' creations. Although some of the questions were difficult and challenging to complete, students worked hard and enjoyed playing jeopardy. The students understand that the MCA tests will be difficult, but that it is okay to work through these tough questions. With the MCA tests coming up, Mr. Fragodt reminded students that the best thing they can do is to get a good night sleep, have a good breakfast, and to do your best. Hopefully students can do those few things and we are all confident they will succeed.

Students create jeopardy math game
Students create jeopardy games in math

 

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Announcements

  • Mark your calendars! Join Superintendent Greg Johnson for an update on our district for community members, June 19th, 6pm at the BEAT.
  • The 2019 issue of Albany Ink is here! Check out the work of our talented middle and high school students. Albany Ink 2019

  • Click Here to view the Spring 2019 edition of the Huskie Howl

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