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The School Board met on Thursday, Aug. 18, with the following items on the agenda:

Career and college readiness is critical to the work of a PreK-12 system. Within District 833, preparing students for their future beyond high school is part of the strategic plan.

The district's T3 1:1 device pilot in five of its schools is transitioning in the coming year to a focus on “personalization of learning through technology” where there is greater access for all students.

AVID (Advanced via Individual Determination) has positively impacted thousands of students and staff members in the South Washington County School District.

East Ridge High School is excited to partner with 3M on a unique “Post-it® War Pixel Art Installation” in preparation of the 2016-17 school year.

Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; however, the office will have extended hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 23, Aug. 25, Aug. 30, Sept. 1, Sept. 6 and Sept. 8.

Progress is being made on the projects that were approved through District 833’s November 2015 bond referendum supporting middle school needs across the district.

Staying current with what students should be learning at every grade level for every subject has become more than reviewing textbooks.

Following the spring effort to redesign District 833’s five-year plan, Pathway to Excellence, teams are working this summer to develop priorities for each of the district’s newly drafted strategic objectives.

The 2016 graduates of Park High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Program had a diploma pass rate of 87%, surpassing the world average of 79%.


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