Community Ed offers defensive driving class
Wayzata Community Education is offering a defensive driving class on June 20.
Participants can get a 10 percent discount on car insurance if they are 55 or older and take this 8-hour class.
The course is classroom instruction, and no driving or test is required. Participants will receive a certificate of completion to provide to their insurance company that is good for three years.
A driver’s license is required to attend the class. The class meets on June 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at IOCP Family Learning Center, 1605 County Road 101 N. in Plymouth. Cost is $29 per person.
Register at www.ceregistration.wayzata.k12.mn.us or call 763-745-5213.
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Knight Errant adviser wins state journalism award
The Minnesota High School Press Association has presented its 2013 Journalism Educator of the Year award to Jason Wallestad of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School. He is adviser to the Knight Errant newspaper and its companion website.
Wallestad began teaching English and advising the Knight Errant in 2001. He earned a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, Morris, and a M.A. at St. Mary’s University.
The Knight Errant has received several state awards for its articles, photos and design. The Knight Errant website has earned four Online Pacemaker awards.
District’s administrative services relocate
Beginning the week of June 10, the district’s administrative services center (ASC), located at 8100 School Road, will temporarily relocate for the summer to the adjacent lower campus facility, which currently houses some early childhood programs.
The move is occurring to allow work on heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in the building.
Most of the district’s administrative departments will be affected by the move, including student registration, human resources, payroll, benefits, finance, student support and health services, facilities, communications, executive offices and the superintendent’s office.
Visitors to these departments will be directed by signage to go through the CMS parking lot to the lower campus entrance.
The north wing of the building is unaffected by the work, so the learning and teaching department, print center, purchasing, conference rooms A and B, and loading dock will remain there. Visitors to these departments will be directed by signage to go to the main ASC parking lots.
The HVAC project is scheduled to be completed by mid-August so that district offices can be returned to their normal locations in time for the beginning of the new school year.