South-West Review Schools

Mon
11
Nov

IGH school referendum passes narrowly

It may not have been an overwhelming show of support, but the slim 127-vote margin by which Inver Grove Heights residents voted in favor of the school district’s bond referendum was enough to yield some big fixes for community schools.
The $24.8 million bond referendum received 1,761 yes votes in the Nov. 5 election, or 52 percent of the total vote, compared to 1,634 votes against.

Mon
02
Sep

New year, new computers for SSP students

When South St. Paul High students go back to school Sept. 3, they’ll be equipped with a new educational tool: a Google Samsung Chromebook.
Recently the district purchased 800 of the laptops in an effort to equip all juniors and seniors with a computer for use at home and school. Students in the upper elementary grades will also be able to use additional Chromebooks available in student areas.

Thu
16
May

We the (young) people


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Third graders from Somerset Elementary in Mendota Heights toured the Minnesota State Capitol and met their State Representative Rick Hansen April 25.

Fri
10
May

Graduates - South-West Review published May 2013

Southwest students make their schools’ Grad’s List
Metropolitan State University
North Texas University

Fri
10
May

Science on the brain


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Twenty-six eighth graders from Inver Grove Heights Middle School spent the morning of April 30 on the Inver Hills Community College campus getting a first-hand look at the college experience.

Mon
06
May

Ready for some football?


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Students from Pine Bend Elementary in Inver Grove Heights formed one of 30 teams of elementary, middle, and high school students from throughout Minnesota gathered Tuesday for a nutrition and NFL-themed training camp on the Hubert H.

Tue
16
Apr

Education Department approves SSP Schools bond proposal

The Minnesota Department of Education has issued a positive review on the South St. Paul Schools building bond proposal that will come before district voters on May 21. If voters approve the bond, the total cost to the average South St.

Mon
08
Apr

Graduates - South-West Review

Southwest students make their schools’ Grad’s List

Bemidji State University
• Christine Davis of West St. Paul, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice

Mon
25
Mar

Shaking things up in last days of food drive


Members of the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force and the South St. Paul High School drama club donned costumes and cut a rug in a YouTube video to raise awareness for the task force’s March food drive. (submitted photo)

Food drives never cease to be important, but at times the constant needs can cause potential donors to grow numb to requests for help.
This March, however, the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force is demanding attention for its annual food drive with a costumed version of the popular Harlem Shake dance video. Dressed as a giant tub of popcorn, a soup can, the Packers bull, McGruff the Crime Dog, the duck from Neighbors, Inc. and more, members of the task force and members of the South St. Paul High School drama club shook, twisted, boogied and bounded for a one-minute video posted to YouTube March 18.

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