McGowan-VetsBrooklyn Junior High Social Studies Teacher Laura McGowan was named Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars Teacher of the Year for grades 6th through 8th.

Pictured left to right: Laura McGowan, BJH Principal Kim Monette and two representatives from the Brooklyn Park VFW Post 217 & Auxiliary who sponsored McGowan.

-Published May 12, 2014

SackettAwardKip Sackett, college and career readiness skills teacher, received the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs Exemplary Award, recognizing his impact on the MAAP STARS program at Osseo Area Learning Center and his contributions to progressive and innovative education in Minnesota. Sackett is a College and Career Readiness Instructor at the OALC and also serves as the school’s MAAP Stars Advisor.


PHOTO: MAAP President Craig Wignes and Kip Sackett 

-Published March 19, 2015