South-West Review Schools

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11
Mar

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. 

Sun
11
Mar

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.

Mon
26
Feb

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.

Mon
29
Jan

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.

Mon
29
Jan

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. 

Mon
22
Jan

South St. Paul students stage walkout over bullying in school


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Students held signs with varying messages that all had one thing in common: bullying should not be tolerated in schools.

At 8:50 a.m. on Jan. 12, as students at South St. Paul Secondary were moving between classes, a group of students walked out of school. This was no field trip — the students walked out because they felt the school and South St.

Mon
08
Jan

What $117 million looks like


courtesy of ISD 197 • West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan ISD 197 is asking residents to vote to approve a $117 building bond on May 8. If it’s approved, all eight of the district’s school buildings will be improved, including Henry Sibley High School.

ISD 197 sets bond referendum for May.

 

Mon
18
Dec

ISD 197 board approves bond referendum

Vote to take place May 8.

On Dec. 4, the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area School Board unanimously voted to put a funding question before voters on May 8.

Mon
07
Aug

Schools set referendums for November elections

The school boards of both South St. Paul Public Schools and Inver Grove Heights Schools have approved putting two questions each on the upcoming November ballot.

South St. Paul

Sun
30
Jul

Several South-West school board seats up for election

There are six school board seats up for election this year in the South-West coverage area. 

Candidate filing for the seats opens on Tuesday, Aug. 1 and closes Tuesday, Aug. 15.

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