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November 10, 2016
South Washington County Schools adds 20 new 'FAQs' about Valley Crossing
Parent meetings at Valley Crossing Elementary have focused on enrollment and attendance boundaries, not physical space and flexible or permanent walls.
November 10, 2016 - 4:36pm
November 7, 2016
School District 833 ups building security for Election Day
South Washington County Schools is taking additional steps — for the first time scheduling parent hall monitors — to provide school security...
November 7, 2016 - 8:46am
October 3, 2016
Viewpoint: Students demonstrate service-based learning in many ways
I was fortunate to attend We Day Minnesota with 300 of our students who have been part of service-based learning projects throughout our school district. This is the fourth year Minnesota has hosted a We Day event. In 1995, a 12-year-old boy named Craig Kielburger decided he needed...
October 3, 2016 - 8:10am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn. — A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 12:52pm
UPDATE: Five Farmington schools placed in "modified lockdown" in response to police incident
Five Farmington schools were placed on modified lockdown for about 20 minutes while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m....
September 19, 2016 - 10:50am
September 13, 2016
School District 833 to resume tests for lead in water
South Washington County Schools will pay an environmental consulting firm to test for lead in its school water systems.
September 13, 2016 - 8:31am
July 25, 2016
Rates drop in new South Washington County Schools insurance contract
School District 833 South Washington County Schools' new contract with HealthPartners, its group insurance provider, includes double-digit premium decreases next year. The district is renewing with HealthPartners for two years; the current five-year contract ends in December. The...
July 25, 2016 - 9:57am
July 1, 2016
School District 833 reaches contract agreement with office support specialists
School District 833 has agreed on a new contract with its district office support specialists.
July 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 20, 2016
Valley Crossing welcomes Gateway students
Before the last day of school, Valley Crossing Community School students welcomed third- and fourth-grade Gateway program students at the door and taught the school fight song to those who might join Valley Crossing Elementary.
June 20, 2016 - 4:42pm
Long may they wave: Head Start students fete Old Glory in Flag Day ceremony
Students from the Head Start program sang "You're a Grand Old Flag" and other songs.
June 20, 2016 - 7:00am
June 17, 2016
End of an era: Last sixth-graders graduate from Valley Crossing
Kyle Zins was not only last in line at last Thursday's graduation at Valley Crossing Community School, he was also the final sixth-grader of...
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
May 26, 2016
5K race makes strides against bullying
The fourth-annual Standing Strong 5K drew 270 runners, walkers and strollers to Hamlet Park Saturday. Entry fees for the 3.1-mile race are used...
May 26, 2016 - 9:45am
May 2, 2016
Art of relaxation: District 833 Community Education's Gentle Saturday offers variety of classes
Painting was among the many activities at District 833 Community Education’s Gentle Saturday program April 30 at Cottage Grove Middle Scho...
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
December 31, 2015
Oltman's Darren Nelson wins statewide assistant principal award
For Darren Nelson, the eye-opening moment came during a routine checkup at the optometrist’s office. At Oltman Middle School, where the sign...
December 31, 2015 - 11:21am
November 2, 2015
Election 2015: Here's what's on the ballot in south Washington County
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide School District 833’s referendum and settle a race for three School Board seats. St. Paul Park...
November 2, 2015 - 6:00am