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2018-19

New playground
New playground installed at Hillside Elementary School
07/09/2019
Students at Hillside Elementary School will have a new playground when they return to school in the fall of 2019.
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Seven District 833 students earn perfect ACT scores
06/25/2019
ACT released the names of seven students in District 833 who have received a perfect 36 on the college readiness assessment test.
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East Ridge High School championship team
East Ridge High School Baseball team wins AAAA Championship
06/21/2019
The East Ridge High School Varsity Baseball team won the Minnesota State High School League’s AAAA Championship on June 20, defeating New Prague 7 to 2.
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Student uses a 3D printer in the new Park High School Inventor Space
Park High School Inventor Space celebrates successful first year
06/12/2019
More than 300 students had the opportunity to learn project-based STEM skills through the new How to Make Almost Anything course at Park High School during the 2018-19 school year.
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Students at lunch table
District 833 offers free meals for children at two locations this summer
06/10/2019
Children under 18 can order a free breakfast and lunch from Park High School and Newport Elementary School over summer break.
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Alex Fournier, Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Will Budzyn
Two East Ridge High School seniors receive appointments to U.S. Service Academies
06/04/2019
Two seniors from East Ridge High School have received appointments to U.S. Service Academies.
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WordMasters
Sixteen District 833 students recognized in national vocabulary competition
06/04/2019
Sixteen District 833 students were recently recognized for their successful placement in a national vocabulary competition.
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Todd Herber
South Washington County Schools hires new Park High School Principal
05/31/2019
South Washington County Schools is pleased to announce that Todd Herber is returning to District 833 as the new Principal of Park High School.
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ERHS Student Faith Goetzke and LMS teacher Ryan Knutson
District 833 student and teacher honored by BestPrep
05/30/2019
BestPrep recently recognized East Ridge High School senior Faith Goetzke as the Student of the Year and Lake Middle School teacher Ryan Knutson as an Educator of Excellence.
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Students at Math Masters Competition
Valley Crossing Elementary School students earn top honors in Math Masters competitions
05/29/2019
Fifth-grade students at Valley Crossing Elementary School earn recognition in Math Masters Competitions.
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National Championship team with banner and trophy
Four District 833 alumni win NCAA Division II Softball National Championship
05/28/2019
Four District 833 graduates win NCAA Division II National Championship in softball.
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2019 IB Diploma Candidates
Park High School celebrates International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidates
05/28/2019
Fifteen members of the Park High School Class of 2019 were recognized as International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidates on May 28.
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Photo of 2019 Education All Stars
District 833 honors veteran employees, retirees and “Education All Stars”
05/24/2019
South Washington County Schools' CAPE Committee recognized hundreds of employees at the 37th Annual Employee Recognition Event on May 22.
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Scene from PHS musical
Park High School’s spring musical receives several honors
05/22/2019
Park High School Theater and Music students recently received several honors and awards from Spotlight Education for the spring musical Little Shop of Horrors.
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Woodbury Middle School Principal Karin Lopez and Assistant Principal Kelli Isakson
Woodbury Middle School leaders recognized by Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals
05/21/2019
Woodbury Middle School Principal Karin Lopez and Assistant Principal Kelli Isakson were recently honored by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals.
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District 833 students named Minnesota Department of Education Scholars of Distinction
05/20/2019
Seven South Washington County Schools' students have been named Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education.
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Musician Jeff Dayton signs with Hillside Elementary students
Hillside Elementary School students create and perform music with Jeff Dayton
05/20/2019
Fifth-grade students at Hillside Elementary School spent a week writing and composing songs with the help of Nashville-based musician Jeff Dayton before performing for their classmates.
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Presentation of award to Rich Radke
Valley Crossing Elementary School volunteer awarded AmeriCorps Presidential Award
05/17/2019
Valley Crossing Elementary School volunteer Rich Radke was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
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Students painting gravel bed tree nursery
Pine Hill Elementary School students help with Mississippi River conservation project
05/16/2019
Members of the Pine Hill Elementary School student council spent part of a day painting a mural on a gravel bed tree nursery recently installed near the school.
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Kaitlyn Wu and Carissa Dagon with certificates from U.S. Figure Skating
Two East Ridge High School Seniors Earn U.S. Figure Skating Awards
05/15/2019
Two East Ridge High School seniors were recently recognized by U.S. Figure Skating for their commitment to the sport while maintaining their academics.
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Elementary band students in a group photo
District 833 students participate in Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band Festival
05/14/2019
Elementary and middle school students from around the state participated in the Southeast Region Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band Festival.
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Valley Crossing Elementary ranks 2nd at National MathCON Finals
05/14/2019
Valley Crossing Elementary School earned second place in the elementary school division of the National MathCON 2019 Finals.
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Lukas Niesen
East Ridge High School student selected for international exchange program
05/10/2019
East Ridge High School junior Lukas Niesen was recently awarded the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.
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Photos of Sam and Zach Soderberg, Ben Cederstrom and Calvin Stepan
Four District 833 juniors selected for American Legion Boys State
05/09/2019
Four students from East Ridge and Woodbury high schools have been selected by Woodbury American Legion Post 501 to attend the 71st Annual American Legion Boys State.
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District 833 receives Minnesota School Finance Award
05/07/2019
South Washington County Schools was recently awarded the 2019 School Finance Award by the Minnesota Department of Education for the fiscal year 2017-18.
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MN music educators association
District 833 students selected to participate in all-state music program
05/06/2019
Recently, 19 District 833 students were selected for the Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State music ensemble for the 2019-20 season.
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Radio personality Ryan and teacher Sigrid Dabelstein
Woodbury Middle School teacher named KS95's Teacher of the Week
05/03/2019
Sixth-grade math teacher Sigrid Dabelstein was awarded KS95's Teacher of the Week award on May 1.
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Author Mitali Perkins
Author shares the power of storytelling at Park High School
04/29/2019
On Monday, April 22, author Mitali Perkins visited students at Park High School to speak about the power of storytelling and the importance of sharing one’s experiences.
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Esperanza Lee and Miles Sitcawich
District 833 students qualify for National Chemistry Olympiad Exam
04/26/2019
Two District 833 students have qualified to take the National Chemistry Olympiad Exam.
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Valley Crossing Elementary students advance to MathCON 2019 National Finals
04/25/2019
Twenty five students from Valley Crossing Elementary Schools have qualified to compete in the National MathCON 2019 Finals.
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Group photo of 2019 Junior Book Award winners
Twelve Park High School juniors receive Junior Book Awards
04/25/2019
Twelve high-achieving juniors from Park High School received Junior Book Awards from prestigious colleges and universities during a ceremony on April 25.
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Expert provides guidance on digital citizenship and supporting mental health
04/24/2019
Erin Walsh from Mind Positive Parenting gives families advise on navigating social media and its effects on children.
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Park High School students Kemi Adewola and Emily Tamrat
Park High School students selected for Rotary Youth Leadership Award
04/23/2019
Two Park High School students have been selected for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) by the Woodbury Rotary.
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Cottage Grove Elementary School fifth grader Wilson Weber
Cottage Grove Elementary School student recognized by the Minnesota Twins
04/23/2019
Cottage Grove Elementary School fifth grader Wilson Weber was one of nine elementary students honored at a Minnesota Twins game recently.
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District 833's graduation rates continue to outperform state averages
04/23/2019
Students at South Washington County Schools continue to graduate at a higher rate than their peers across the state.
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Park High School girls state participants
Five Park High School students selected for 2019 Girls State program
04/18/2019
Five Park High School students were recently selected to participate in the American Legion Auxiliary’s marquee Girls State program.
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2019 Athena Award winners announced
04/17/2019
The Athena Award award winners from District 833 are Linnea Yacovella, East Ridge High School senior; Saren Croker, Park High School senior; and Grace Beseman, Woodbury High School senior.
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Team C026
Seven teams place at US Academic Triathlon State Tournament
04/12/2019
Seven teams from District 833 schools finished in the top five at the state tournament for U.S. Academic Triathlon.
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Spanish Immersion Class of 2019
Woodbury High School’s Spanish Immersion graduating class receives bilingual diplomas
04/12/2019
The District 833 Spanish Immersion Class of 2019 has received their bilingual diploma seal and graduation recognition.
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MBDA 9-10 Honor Band performance
Seven District students participate in All-State Honor Band
04/10/2019
Seven District 833 students recently participated in the prestigious Minnesota Band Directors’ Association (MBDA) 9-10 Grade All-State Honor Band.
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Student speakers
Woodbury Middle School highlighted by AVID Leadership
04/09/2019
School administrators from across the country visited Woodbury Middle School to see the AVID program in action.
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Teacher of the week
Oltman Middle School teacher named KS95's Teacher of the Week
04/09/2019
Sixth grade teacher Nicole Hughes was awarded KS95's Teacher of the Week award.
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Oltman Middle and Pullman Elementary students
District 833 Academic Triathlon teams advance to state contest
04/05/2019
Seven Academic Triathlon teams from South Washington County Schools will advance to the state meet on Saturday, April 6.
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Woodbury High School Environmental Club
Woodbury High School environmental club receives public health award
04/05/2019
The Woodbury High School Environmental Club has earned the 2019 Washington County Public Health Achievement Award.
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Theater
District 833 high schools present spring musicals and plays
04/02/2019
District 833 is gearing up for another entertaining theater season at the high schools.
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New website
Welcome to our new website!
04/02/2019
The redesigned websites for District 833, its schools and Community Education are now live! Learn more about them here.
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Gopher football players with student
University of Minnesota athletes visit Middleton Elementary students
04/01/2019
On Friday, March 29, two University of Minnesota Gopher Football players visited Middleton Elementary School to surprise first-grader Carter Marx.
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Calendar
Amended 2019-20 & 2020-21 school year calendars approved
03/29/2019
The School Board approved the amended 2019-20 District 833 calendar at its March 28 meeting.
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Jason Eap
Cottage Grove Middle School student to compete at state geography competition
03/28/2019
A Cottage Grove Middle School student will compete at the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Minnesota State Competition on March 29.
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Wes Walz reads to class
Wild Alumnus Wes Walz visits Middleton Elementary School
03/26/2019
Retired Wild player, Fox Sports North sports analyst and Woodbury resident, Wes Walz visited a fifth-grade class at Middleton Elementary School on Tuesday, March 26.
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Lake Middle School MATHCOUNTS team
Lake Middle School's MATHCOUNTS team places in state competition
03/25/2019
On Saturday, March 9 Lake Middle School's MATHCOUNTS team placed 8th among 29 schools at the MATHCOUNTS State Competition.
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Annika Kim
Lake Middle School student wins regional spelling bee
03/22/2019
Annika Kim, a sixth-grade student from Lake Middle School, won the Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit Regional Spelling Bee on March 19.
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Sara O'Connor and Susan Berg-Williams
Cottage Grove and Woodbury middle schools receive music education grants
03/22/2019
Cottage Grove and Woodbury middle school students now have access to a new Women Composers Music Library thanks to a $1,530 grant from the St. Croix Valley Foundation.
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Valley Crossing students
District 833 students earn top honors in Minnesota Zoo’s ZOOMS STEM Design Challenge
03/22/2019
Students from Valley Crossing Elementary School, as well as Cottage Grove and Oltman middle schools earned top honors in a statewide exhibition at the Minnesota Zoo.
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District 833 students successful in WordMasters Challenge
03/19/2019
A team representing South Washington County Schools achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge
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Ketaki and Annika
Two District 833 students advance to regional spelling bee
03/18/2019
Two students from South Washington County Schools have qualified for the regional spelling bee.
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Liberty Ridge Elementary in the final round of Read to the Final Four
03/12/2019
Third-grade students at Liberty Ridge Elementary School have made it to the final round of “Read to the Final Four.”
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District 833 seeking volunteers for various committees
03/11/2019
District 833 parents, community and staff are invited to apply for district committees and/or advisory councils.
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Woodbury High School junior wins state composition competition
03/05/2019
Woodbury High School junior Alex Trujillo recently won first place in Minnesota’s National Federation of Music Composition Competition.
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Woodbury Middle School students qualify for regional History Day competition
02/15/2019
Forty-four students from Woodbury Middle School have earned an opportunity to participate in the regional History Day competition for National History Day.
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District 833 students perform with University of Minnesota High School Honor Band
02/14/2019
Ten Woodbury High School students and one Park High School student were selected to perform with the 25th Annual University of Minnesota High School Honor Band on February 8-10.
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District 833 high school students commit to collegiate athletics
02/08/2019
South Washington County Schools is proud to announce that 19 more student-athletes will continue their academic and athletic careers next year.
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Woodbury High School students place in top five at Minnesota Brain Bee
02/08/2019
Two Woodbury High School seniors placed in the top five at the Minnesota Brain Bee at the University of Minnesota on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
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District 833 cheerleading teams earn top honors at state competition
02/08/2019
Four cheerleading teams from South Washington County Schools earned first or second place at the Minnesota Cheerleading Coaches Association State Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, Feb. 2.
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Crestview Elementary School creates FIRST LEGO teams
02/05/2019
Crestview Elementary School has created two FIRST LEGO League Teams, Crestview Creators and Crestview LEGO Crew, and a FIRST LEGO League Jr. team, Crestview Creators Junior, thanks to funding support from Andeavor and Travelers Insurance Company.
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Woodbury High School Air Force JROTC unit takes first place in Upper Midwest Challenge
02/04/2019
Woodbury High School’s Air Force JROTC unit took first place in the Upper Midwest Challenge at Cretin-Derham Hall on Friday, Feb. 1.
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Eight District 833 teachers named as Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidates
01/25/2019
Eight of the 168 candidates for the 55th Annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year Award teach at South Washington County Schools.
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Teacher of the year and administrators at ceremony
Liberty Ridge Elementary teacher named Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s Educator of the Year
01/24/2019
Randy Spring, a physical education teacher at Liberty Ridge Elementary School was selected as the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Educator of the Year.
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District 833 high schools announce 2019 Triple “A” Award nominees
01/15/2019
East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools have announced the selection of the female and male nominees for the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL) Triple “A” Award.
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District 833 community honors Pullman teacher’s legacy with memorial donation
01/11/2019
South Washington County Schools community members are honoring the memory of a Pullman Elementary School teacher with a $27,260 donation to help provide funds for students who can’t afford field trips, school supplies or needed clothing items.
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Bailey Elementary School students help school destroyed by California wildfires
01/07/2019
A third-grade class at Bailey Elementary School is learning through service with a project that will help students impacted by the wildfires in California last year.
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