Dates to Remember

March 3rd            No School – Teacher Workshop March 24 -31     No School – Spring Break read more

Middle School Parent Preview Night

Parents/Guardians, Save the date for Parent Preview Night at your middle school! Watch for an invitation coming soon in your mailbox. Tour the school, meet our wonderful staff, and get answers to your questions. Chaska Middle School West: Thurs., Feb. 2, 6-8 p.m. cmw.district112.org       952-556-7400 Pioneer Ridge Middle School: Thurs., Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m. prm.district112.org       952-556-7800 Chaska Middle School East: Thurs., Feb. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. cme.district112.org       952-556-7600 We look forward to welcoming your student this... read more

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 teaching elementary students at Bluff Creek and, for the past six years, at Chaska Elementary teaching multi-age (4th/5th) language arts, math and science. “Edie is a gift to everyone she encounters!” says Chaska Elementary Principal June Johnson.  “Her intuitive sense of what students need and her passion to help them succeed is evident in all she does. Whether you’re a current or past student, family member or teammate, you’ll feel the deep caring and compassion Edie brings to education each and every day.” As a leader among her peers, Stearns has been very involved in writing elementary language arts curriculum for the district and piloting innovative teaching tools like Chromebooks and Empower. The2016-17 school year... read more

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 Minnesota to win the award.  Zanner Row was eligible for the national award after winning top honors for Minnesota. The national honor, which comes with a $10,000 award, recognizes outstanding commitment to student development, creativity and inspiring students to engage with history. “The finest teachers I know are History Day teachers and media specialists, so this is an incredible honor for me,” said Zanner Rowe.  “Connie Nuss (Media Specialist) was critical in helping me get the program off the ground at Chanhassen High School.” Zanner Rowe currently teaches AP Human Geography and Sociology. She coordinates National History Day participation at Chanhassen High School, in which students present... read more

School Board approves attendance area proposal

New attendance areas go into effect fall of 2017.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 transition options, is available HERE. read more