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We did it! This year marked one of the most challenging school years that many of us have ever faced. I want to thank you for your patience, understanding and support of our school and program staff. Though we serve seven different cities and towns, I am amazed and proud of how we have all come together.

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Park High School’s spring musical Disney’s The Little Mermaid has earned numerous honors from the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education Program. Spotlight Education highlights Minnesota high schools and students by recognizing the achievements of artists on and off the stage throughout the state. 

Overcrowded hall at East Ridge High School

Over the next 10 years, more than 3,500 potential new K-12 students are expected to move into the district. Current projections show that 15 schools will be over capacity and we will have a deficit of nearly 2,500 K-12 seats for students by 2031 if we do nothing. To help, SoWashCo Schools will ask voters to consider approval of a $462.6 million bond on Aug. 9, 2022.

SoWashCo Schools responds to the recent shooting death tragedies in a New York grocery store and an elementary school in Texas. 

Please review our safety protocols and how we ensure student safety. We have also provided resources for families about how to answer your child's questions about what they are seeing on the news.