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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named seventeen 2014 Commended Students in the South Washington County Schools.

The district’s high schools are hosting informational sessions in January for current eighth graders and their parents to learn about the course opportunities they will have next year as ninth graders.

The School Board met on Thursday, Dec. 5, with the following items on the agenda:

On Thursday, Dec. 5, during the regular School Board meeting, the Public Hearing for Taxes Payable in 2014 was held.

District 833 is seeking approval to finance work contained in its 2014-15 and 2015-16 ten-year alternative facilities plan through a combination of alternative facilities bonds and alternative facilities pay as you go levies.

  • Three East Ridge High School choir students have been accepted as members of 2014 North Central ACDA High School Honor Choir.

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

District 833 has procedures in place on how the decision to close school is made.

District 833’s schools in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport began the 10 Days of Giving: Holiday Train Food Drive for the local food shelf and Holiday Train this week.

The approved process is summarized below and will be included at length on the district’s beginning next week under Hot Topics, 2014-2015 Intra-District Transfer and Open Enrollment.


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