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District 833 is pleased to announce that Connha Classon has been selected as the next principal for Woodbury Elementary School beginning July 1. Classon has served as the school’s interim principal since October 2015.

The Woodbury Middle School band program was recently awarded a $2,000 St. Croix Valley Foundation Music Education Grant that provided the opportunity for students to work with a composer in residence.

Pine Hill Elementary hosted the school’s first-ever outdoor Disney concerts on Wednesday, May 18 in an effort to bring students and families together to celebrate music and the magical world of Disney.

Seven students from South Washington County Schools have been named 2016 Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education.

At the District 833 School Board meeting on May 12, Woodbury High School senior Taylor Nelson learned that she was selected as one of two recipients of the 2016 Minnesota School Boards Association’s Student School Board Member Scholarship.

The School Board met on Thursday, May 12, with the following items on the agenda:

The annual District 833 Employee Recognition Banquet was held on May 9. This banquet honored retiring employees, those with 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of employment with the district, and this year’s Education All Stars.

Park High School students hosted a “Walk 4 Water” 5K and family event as part of their “Water 4 India” campaign to help raise money to build a clean water system in India on Saturday, May 7.

Three East Ridge High School students Kevin Bi, Cameron Coleman and Alicia Zhang recently competed in the Extemporaneous Speaking Tournament of Champions at Northwestern University in Chicago, claiming the first national speech titles for the school.

Two Woodbury High School students earned top honors in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District.


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