Schools - Bulletin Area

Wed
26
Mar

District 621 School Board approves contract with paraprofessional union

The Mounds View School Board approved the proposed contract between the district and the Paraprofessional Union of School Services Employees, Local 282 at its Tuesday, March 11 board meeting.
Amy Jo Johnson, District 621 employee relations and benefits manager, said the district had met with union members on seven separate occasions and she recommended that the board approve the contract as ratified by the paraprofessional union on Feb. 27.

Thu
20
Mar

Physics concepts at Irondale High School - photos


Adam Riley (left) and Britta Nundahl fine-tuned the chain reactions on their experiment for the annual Physics Fair at Irondale High School on March 11.

photos by Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin

Thu
13
Mar

Marvin Sims named 2014 Bush Fellow

Marvin Sims, dean of equity services at Mounds View Public Schools, is among 24 recipients of a 2014 Bush Fellowship from The Bush Foundation. The Bush Fellowship is designed for people who have already demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities, but who feel they could accomplish even more for their community with focused, intensive leadership development.

Thu
13
Mar

Irondale students receive Triple A Award


Laura Jankowski and Noah Espeseth.

The Triple A Award is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and goes to one female and male senior at Irondale High School that is recognized for their accomplishments in academics, arts and athletics.

Wed
26
Feb

Patriotic event - photo - video

Bel Air Elementary in New Brighton celebrated Presidents’ Day on Feb. 20 with a musical event featuring what the students have learned about our United States presidents.

Wed
12
Feb

Bulletin Area Graduates Feb. 12, 2014

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

Wed
12
Feb

Bulletin Area Dean's List Feb. 12, 2014

These local students have been named to the Dean’s List recently at various colleges and universities:

Tue
04
Feb

Unrelenting cold has schools scheduling makeup days

Due to bitterly cold temperatures -- caused by what the National Weather Service has dubbed as “polar vortices”  -- several local school districts are scheduling makeup days for students after five days of school cancellations in January.
Under state statutes, school districts must provide a minimum of 1,020 hours of instructional time per school year, or 165 days.  School districts vary, however, in how many extra days are added to each school calendar year to act as a buffer for weather-related cancellations.

Wed
29
Jan

District 621 begins moving programs for all-day K

The Mounds View School District has begun relocating education programs to make way for the transition to free all-day kindergarten next school year.
The relocation of programs at the Snail Lake and Pike Lake education centers are necessary to make room for two kindergarten centers. The district’s six elementary schools will house first through fifth grades starting this fall, and all the district’s kindergarteners will attend classes at the two new centers.

Wed
25
Dec

District 621 makes 2013 AP Honor Roll

Students at both Irondale and Mounds View high schools have been excelling in AP (Advanced Placement) courses and outperforming their peers in most school districts across the state -- garnering the attention of the College Board and earning the Mounds View Public School District a spot on the AP Honor Roll once again this year.

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