Schools - Bulletin Area

Wed
04
Sep

Mounds View School Board seeks levy renewal

The Mounds View School Board unanimously approved a resolution to put a levy renewal referendum on the ballot in November.
The district has been receiving $11.5 million annually from a voter approved property tax levy, which began in 2006 and will expire at the end of 2014.
If the levy is renewed it would begin in 2015 and continue through 2023.

Wed
21
Aug

Bulletin Area Graduates Aug. 21, 2013

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

Thu
08
Aug

Bulletin Area Graduates Aug. 7, 2013

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

Wed
17
Jul

Bulletin Area Dean's List July 17, 2013

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

Wed
10
Jul

District 621 moves programs for all-day K

On Tuesday, June 25 the Mounds View School Board unanimously authorized the district to enter into lease agreements for two properties to house its K-8 Special Education Programs, Adult Basic Education Programs and Adult Learning Center Program.
Relocation of these programs is necessary to accommodate the free all-day kindergarten program the district will be offering starting in the 2014-15 school year.
The district has plans to move kindergarten out of its six elementary schools, making them first through fifth grade.

Wed
19
Jun

Mounds View Adult Education hosts graduation


Doua Lee, Bryce Short and Ruqiyo Warsame anticipate getting their diplomas.

Family Learning Program diploma graduate Nikita Tieden celebrates with her daughter.

Left to right, Ziad Wazwaz and William Streator listen to a speaker.

The diploma, family learning program and GED students from Mounds View Adult Education celebrated graduation ceremonies on Monday, June 10.

Doua Lee celebrates with his boys.

The diploma, family learning program and GED students from Mounds View Adult Education celebrated graduation ceremonies on Monday, June 10.
 

Tue
28
May

Education funding bill passes, provides for all-day kindergarten

Youngsters who will be starting off kindergarten in the fall of 2014 may or may not be happy to know they can spend all day, not just a half day at school.
The Minnesota Senate approved a $15.7 billion education-funding bill on Sunday, May 19 in a 41-26 vote. The omnibus bill passed in the House earlier in a 78-56 vote.

Wed
08
May

District 621 will offer free all-day kindergarten in 2014

The Mounds View School District has plans in place to add a free all-day kindergarten option starting in 2014.
Superintendent Dan Hoverman said the district wants to make good on its Equity Promise, which states that all students in Mounds View schools be prepared for post-secondary success regardless of race, class or disability.

Wed
01
May

Two longtime Mounds View orchestra directors to retire


John Madura is retiring after 44 years as Orchestra Director at Mounds View High School.

Irondale and Edgewood Orchestra Director Deb Sittko us also retiring after a lengthy career in the district.

John Madura and the Mounds View High School Orchestra in Salzburg, Austria in March, 2013. The group is posing on the stairs where the song “Doe a Deer” from the Sound of Music was filmed.

Deb Sittko with the Irondale Orchestra in front of the Duomo in Milan, Italy in March, 2011.

John Madura and Deb Sittko have over 65 years of combined experience leading orchestra programs in the Mounds View Public School District.

Thu
18
Apr

Bulletin Area Graduates Apr. 17, 2013

These area students are recent graduates of colleges and universities:

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