South-West Review Schools

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Area students to travel to D.C.

courtesy of MNeverAgain • On March 14, students at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights walked out of class as part of national walkouts to bring awareness about gun violence in school.

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SNAPSHOTS: Simley students walk out

Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • On March 14, students at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights joined schools across the state and nation in a walkout to peacefully protest gun violence in schools.

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East Side students join nationwide walkouts against gun violence


Marjorie Otto/Review • Participating in nation-wide walkouts to protest gun violence, hundreds of students walked out of Harding High School March 14. Students left at 10 a.m. and stayed outside for 17 minutes, one minute for each victim of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Hundreds of students walked out of Harding High School at 10 a.m. on March 14 to protest gun violence in schools, in solidarity with students at schools across the state and nation.

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Service with a smile, and a lesson


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Warrior Wake Up is the new student-run coffee shop at Henry Sibley High School, a part of the Relevant Education Approach to Learning program. When not making drinks, students do prep-work so the coffee shop is ready for business the next day. Students rotate tasks each day so they all get exposed to different jobs.

Henry Sibley coffee shop helps give students real work skills. 

 

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Former Inver Grove Heights lunchroom assistant pleads guilty to sexting with a minor


Krista Muccio

A former Inver Grove Heights School lunchroom assistant pleaded guilty March 8 in Dakota County District Court to sending sexually explicit texts and photos to a minor. 

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Former IGH Rainbow building to become special education school


Hannah Burlingame/Review • A new special education school got the go-ahead from the Inver Grove Heights City Council Feb. 26 to move into the space that once housed the Rainbow Foods at 9015 Broderick Blvd.

The long vacant building that used to house Rainbow Foods in Inver Grove Heights has been given the green light for a new tenant. 

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East Side educators make it to semifinals for Teacher of the Year award


Justin Hudalla

This year there were 167 candidates for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. That initial field, the third-highest number in the award’s 54-year history, has been cut to 43 semifinalists, as announced Feb.

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Henry Sibley’s ‘Little Marching Band That Could’ finds excellence in being small


Katie Lauer/Review • Members of the Henry Sibley Marching Band’s color guard took to the auditorium stage to work on flag-handling techniques and skills in preparation for the band’s trip to Washington, D.C., this summer. The band, successful in competitions despite its small size, was invited by Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Amy Klobuchar to represent Minnesota in the Independence Day Parade and is working to raise money to make the trip happen.

Band seeks help for trip to Washington, D.C., for July 4 parade.

 

Marching in sync to the beat of the center snare drum, last year you couldn’t tell which Henry Sibley Marching Band members were rookies or vets.

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South-West area teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year


John Dorfner

The list of 167 teachers up for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award was announced Jan. 18, and some local educators are candidates.

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East Side teachers nominated for 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

A near-record 167 teachers have been nominated for the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, as announced Jan. 18. 

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