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The 2015 graduates of Park High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Program had a diploma pass rate of 81%, surpassing the world average of 79%.

The School Board met on Thursday, Aug. 20, with the following items on the agenda:

The Community Education department of South Washington County Schools is pleased to announce its newly formed ACCESS (Adult, College, Career, English Language, Skills, and Services) program for adults.

Families who have not registered their students for the 2015-16 school year are asked to visit the Student Information Office at the District Service Center (7362 E. Point Douglas Rd.

The district has various opportunities for involvement on committees and/or advisory councils. The Community Involvement Application will be open from Aug. 14 through Sept. 11 for opportunities available during the 2015-16 school year.

Woodbury High School's Royals Booster Club is hosting a celebration on Friday, Sept. 25 for the 2015 Woodbury High School Activities Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as part of the Homecoming week festivities.

The focus of the program was on arthropods (bugs), and students expanded their skills in science, Language Arts, and reading through a variety of activities.

The District 833 School Board has three seats open for election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Board members Ron Kath, Joe Slavin and Michelle Witte currently fill these seats.

Mr. Rob Danneker will join Smokrovich, Assistant Principals Todd Hochman and Ashley Ruka, and Activities Director Joel Olson. Together, they will continue to support excellent student achievement for the 1,837 students in grades 9-12 expected to attend East Ridge this year.

Following an administrative recommendation, at their meeting on Aug. 6, the District 833 School Board approved moving forward with a levy referendum in the amount of $525 per pupil, or a total of $10.3 million annually for each of the next ten years. They also approved some earlier recommendations of the Long Range Facility Task Force through two bond referendum questions.


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