Schools

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15
Oct

South St. Paul School Board candidates focus on funding equality

There are several challengers in this year’s South St. Paul School Board race for four seats.

Mon
16
Jul

St. Thomas Academy finishes as top U.S. team in the Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship

The St. Thomas Academy Experimental Vehicle Team (EVT) finished fifth in the world at the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship on July 8.

Mon
11
Jun

Moreland named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) has announced that Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet Elementary School has been named a United States Department of Education Green Ribbon School for 2018. 

Mon
04
Jun

St. Croix Lutheran wins second place in aviation challenge

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced May 22 that Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career and Technical Center in Cheektowaga, New York, is the winner of the sixth annual Aviation Design Challenge and St.

Mon
28
May

Inver Grove Heights school district hones in on potential new start times


courtesy Inver Grove Heights Schools • Inver Grove Heights Schools is looking at possibly switching the start and end times of its elementary and secondary schools. This would put the start time of secondary students in better alignment with research that shows later start times are better for their sleep habits. The change, which would need to be approved by the ISD 199 school board, wouldn’t take effect until the 2019-2020 school year.

South St. Paul school district begins its own look

 

Mon
14
May

L’Etoile students get hands-on in the neighborhood


Courtesy of Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District • L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May to encourage neighbors to “adopt a drain” and help keep local water sources clean. The students have been working with the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District all year on various water quality projects.

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School fourth-grade students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May encouraging neighbors to adopt a drain. 

Mon
14
May

East Side fifth-grade students become published poets


Cover art courtesy of Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute • Fifth-grade students from John A. Johnson Elementary are now published authors after spending the school year writing and editing poems. Their work is appearing in an anthology called “The Bold, Untold North,” through the help of creative writing and tutoring nonprofit the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.

Anyone can be a writer and everyone’s voice matters is a lesson that John A. Johnson Elementary school students have been learning throughout the school year. 

Mon
14
May

A late bloomer finds his calling


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Parker Knudson and Az’Rhyanna Smith, who are both third-graders at Kaposia Education Center, are just two of the many students who have been helped by 67-year-old John Kidd, who has been working at the school since 2016 as part of Minnesota Reading Corps.

Kaposia Reading Corp tutor gives teaching a try

 

Mon
14
May

Voters pass $117 million building bond in ISD 197

On May 8, voters in the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District 197 passed a bond referendum for $117 million. It was approved with 62 percent of the vote. 

Mon
09
Apr

Henry Sibley students join march to end gun violence in Washington, D.C.


courtesy of Janine Bauert • A group of students from Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights calling themselves MNeverAgain traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in the March For Our Lives rally on March 24. The march was to raise awareness about gun violence in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Trip to D.C. is a first step.

 

A group of 36 students and 10 chaperones loaded onto buses March 22 to begin the more than 1,000-mile trip to Washington D.C. 

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