News

#Stigma180 – reverse the stigma on mental health issues

#Stigma180 is the name of an anti-stigma campaign that runs January through April 2017.  The campaign is aimed at reversing — “doing a 180” — about the stigma surrounding mental health.  You’ll see the hashtag #Stigma180 used to tie...

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Edie Stearns named district Teacher of the Year

Edie Stearns wanted to be a teacher since she was a young girl.  Twenty-five years ago her dream became reality when she started as an intern at Chanhassen Elementary School in a 1st grade classroom with teachers Carol Berg and Peggy Kaufhold. She has also spent time...

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Zanner Rowe named nation's best history teacher

Jenny Zanner Rowe, who teaches social studies at Chanhassen High School, received the prestigious Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. This honor is bestowed on only one high school and one middle school teacher in the nation.  She is the first teacher in...

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School Board approves attendance area proposal

At a June 9 special meeting, the School Board approved attendance areas for 2017-18, school start and dismissal times and transition options for families in an area with an attendance area change.  Complete information, including an attendance area finder app and...

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Ryder Cup coming to Chaska – no school Sept. 26-30

If you haven’t heard by now, the Ryder Cup is coming to Chaska!  The 2016 Ryder Cup host, Hazeltine National Golf Club, is located in the heart of the school district. Tens of thousands of golf fans, media from around the world and even heads of state are expected to...

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