South-West Review Schools

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.

Mon
20
Feb

More charges filed against South St. Paul teacher


Melanie Sue Parkin

After having charges filed against her in connection with a Woodbury Walgreens robbery, Melanie Sue Parkin of South St. Paul is facing additional charges for similar robberies involving prescription painkillers.

Sun
05
Feb

Local teachers on candidate list for Minnesota Teacher of the year


James Autio

Two area teachers are on the list of nominees for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Sun
17
Apr

2016 Athena Award winners announced

Several local high school girls are among the recipients of 2016 St. Paul Area Athena Award. 

Sun
03
Apr

New charter school to open fall 2016 in Inver Grove Heights


Discovery Charter School will be located at 4100 66th St. E., in Inver Grove Heights, right off Concord Boulevard. (Hannah Burlingame/Review staff)

Discovery Charter will focus on STEM programming

Inver Grove Heights will be home to a new charter school that administrators say will be one of the first of its kind. 

Discovery Charter School STEM Fuse will open in time for the 2016-2017 school year.

Discussions about forming the new independent public school began two years ago, said Dan Hurley, executive director. He explained that Discovery applied for a start-up grant, which it received from the Minnesota Department of Education for $625,000.

Sun
14
Feb

Renovated South St. Paul Secondary building tours scheduled

South St. Paul Public Schools is planning opportunities for community members to tour the newly renovated South St. Paul Secondary Building.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - South-West Review Schools
Comment Here