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3M Cottage Grove recently invited District 833 high school students into their successful international company to observe operations and talk to staff.

Red Rock Elementary students, families and teachers had the chance to meet Everson Griffen, defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings, at the school’s Wendy’s Night on Dec. 10.

The School Board met on Thursday, Dec. 19, with the following items on the agenda:

Winter break in District 833 begins at the end of the school day today, Friday, Dec. 20. School will resume on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

Three District 833 middle school teachers were recently awarded STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) grants from HB Fuller, totaling $23,269.

ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, show leadership qualities, volunteer in their communities, and are model citizens.

Students in East Ridge High School’s Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences program donated $815 to purchase supplies for children in Delhi, India.

District 833 has learned from St. Paul Park city officials that there is a water main break in the city that will affect Oltman Middle School.

Students raised $431 and collected 9,902 pounds of food and toiletry items for the Holiday Train.

The American Mathematics Competition for eighth graders (AMC8) is a challenging math exam sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America designed to select the U.S. Math Olympiad team.


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