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Highlights from Sept. 29 School Board meeting

The School Board met at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, with the following items on the agenda:

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities’ Raptor Center paid a visit to the students at Red Rock Elementary on September 24th, where they explored different raptors found in Minnesota and their role

Over the summer, 120 teachers from across the district participated in a new Curriculum Redesign process led by the district’s Teaching and Learning Services, Research, Evaluation and Assessment an

On Oct.

Student safety is among the top priorities for District 833. While there have been recent concerns raised by the community, there have been no findings that have indicated that students are at any health risk of being exposed to lead, or that high levels of lead are present in the school water supply.

South Washington County Schools is one step closer to the opening of the new Oltman Middle School in the fall of 2018. The district will break ground on the new school on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

District 833 Director of Finance Dan Pyan and Ehlers Financial Advisor Jodie Zesbaugh presented positive financial information to the District 833 School Board at their meeting on Sept. 15.

Thirty eight students from South Washington County Schools have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

A Winter Pack Event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Red Rock Elementary School for community members to join together to assemble food packs that provide meals for students over winter break.

The first edition of District 833’s Together we are SoWashCo video series features Casey Tody, AVID coordinator and teacher at Lake Middle School.


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