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District 833 is pleased to announce that Virginia (Ginger) Garski has been selected as the next principal of Park High School beginning July 1, pending approval by the School Board.

The fourth Annual Standing Strong 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 21, at Hamlet Park (8883 Hamlet Ave. S., Cottage Grove).

The Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals has presented a 2015-16 Silver Star of Innovation Award to Park High School for its Wolfpack Hour program.

At the annual spring College in the Schools (CIS) German field trip to the University of Minnesota, East Ridge High School seniors Kalista Eichstaedt, Drina McCutchen and Katie Murphy won an award for a video they created.

Three teams of fifth grade students in Bailey Elementary School’s Gateway program placed first, second and sixth at a recent Math Masters competition.

The Cottage Grove City Council recently presented a 2016 Sustainable City Award to seven of District 833’s elementary and middle schools for their milk carton recycling programs.

Representing South Washington County Schools were East Ridge High School’s Katherine Scheibner, Park High School’s Allison Gorres and Woodbury High School’s Kathleen Danielson.

On April 7, Oltman Middle School hosted its 10th Annual Math and Science Night, where students participated in various science experiments and math activities.

The East Ridge High School Speech Team placed fifth overall in the State Speech Tournament, with two students earning championships and seven students total earning medals.

The selections for the 2016 session of Girls State from District 833 are: Scout McCullum (Woodbury High School), Megan Olson (Woodbury High School), Danielle Pierre (Park High School), and Katelyn Woehnker (Park High School).


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