South Washington County Schools is a suburban district located southeast of St. Paul, Minnesota. The district includes all or parts of the communities of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, as well as, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. We are committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.
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South Washington County Schools will begin accepting affidavits of candidacy for the school board on Tuesday, July 27 through Tuesday, Aug 10.
Notice is herby given that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 833 shall begin on July 27, 2021, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 10, 2021.
If the state funding formula was tied to inflation, school districts would have a much more stable financial base for daily operations. With the budget agreement, the basic formula would increase our district’s total revenue by 1.2% in 2021-22, bringing in approximately $3.3 million in new revenue.
During the fourth negotiation session, South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) met to discuss several contract proposals.