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East Ridge High School senior Nikhil Gupta and Woodbury High School senior Michelle Mao have been selected as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.

South Washington County Schools is currently partnering with Vail’s Afton Alps in a supported job training arrangement for identified Special Education students to gain work experience in the community.

Six Woodbury High School students participated in the Minnesota Brain Bee, a neuroscience competition for high school students.

Park High School’s French and Spanish classes recently participated in French Language Day and Spanish Language Day at the Minnesota Zoo.

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.


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