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At the School Board meeting on Feb. 4, Jodi Zesbaugh from the district’s financial consulting firm, Ehlers, announced what she called a “successful” bond purchase that is set to close on March 1.

The School Board met on Thursday, Feb. 4, with the following items on the agenda:

As the district prepares for a redesign of its concluding strategic plan, Pathway to Excellence, the district will be hosting a variety of options for the community to provide input on its educational efforts and student achievement.

Feb. 3 was the first day of the regular signing period for students to sign a National Letter of Intent to participate in inter-collegiate athletics next year, and 13 District 833 students signed letters of intent this week.

Part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Park High School, the Extended Essay is a 4,000 word original research paper students write during their junior and senior years. The paper follows a master’s thesis format.

On Jan. 23, ten students from Woodbury High School participated in the Minnesota State Regional Science Bowl at Macalester College.

Woodbury High School art students received 39 awards in the 2015 -16 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards Contest.

Tickets are on sale now for East Ridge High School’s winter play, An Evening With Shakespeare.

During the school day, the bands, choirs and orchestras from the nine high schools in the Suburban East Conference (SEC) performed for each other as well local and national music educators and clinicians.

East Ridge High School and Woodbury High School were successful in the one act play Section 3AA finals on Feb. 3.


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