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May 17, 2012
Ending on a high note: Park High School music teacher retiring
High points in Peter Bergman's 22-year career teaching band at Oltman Junior High and three years at Park High School came every day. "It's...
May 17, 2012 - 8:41am
May 8, 2012
Friends remember Nick Bibeau, Cottage Grove teen killed in crash
Friends and former teammates of Nicholas Bibeau said the Park High School graduate and former swim team captain was an outgoing role model and...
May 8, 2012 - 7:42am
April 20, 2012
Proms from the past: South Washington County Schools teachers recall their big high school event
High School proms have been an annual tradition for students for many decades. However, over the years prom has changed as societies have changed...
April 20, 2012 - 10:02am
March 8, 2012
Tough talk: Washington County prosecutors launch anti-truancy program
Washington County prosecutors and school leaders hope tough talk about truancy will send some students back to class. The Washington County Attorney's Office and local school districts are trying to keep kids in the classroom -- and out of court -- by holding candid conversations...
March 8, 2012 - 11:19am
February 23, 2012
District 833's planned high school Spanish immersion program moving forward
In the fall of 2013, the first class of Spanish language immersion students, now in seventh-grade at Cottage Grove Middle School, will enter high school. Parents of Nuevas Fronteras students, with kindergarten through fifth-grade at Crestview Elementary School in Cottage Grove, asked...
February 23, 2012 - 1:07pm
South Washington County Schools teachers nominated for teacher of the year
Pullman, East Ridge teachers nominated for teacher of the year Five District 833 teachers are in the running for the 2012 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. Education Minnesota, the state teachers' union, has chosen a field of 111 candidates, including Pullman Elementary third-grade...
February 23, 2012 - 11:29am
February 10, 2012
District 833's first class of IB students finish key project
Park High School's first class of 19 full International Baccalaureate candidates, set to graduate with the class of 2012, have completed a key...
February 10, 2012 - 8:18am
January 26, 2012
Paul to stay on as Park High School principal
Park High School's interim principal soon will be its permanent principal. The District 833 School Board on Thursday approved a contract allowing Dr. Craig Paul to continue in the position he's held since last July. Paul, who was recently honored for "distinguished service" by the...
January 26, 2012 - 11:44pm
January 12, 2012
Large crowd turns out for meeting on possible Park High School conference change
Roughly 150 local residents gathered at Park High School to discuss the option of leaving the Suburban East Conference as a way to bolster the...
January 12, 2012 - 1:10am
January 6, 2012
Park High School coaches want conference change, but what about community? Public meeting planned
Park High School athletic staff see leaving the Suburban East Conference as a way to bolster the school's sports programs, but first want to hear from the community. The school's activities department is inviting students, parents, teachers and local residents to a "community input...
January 6, 2012 - 5:20pm
January 4, 2012
Park High School seeks input on possible conference switch and efforts to make athletics more competitive
Park High School is seeking public input as it looks at ways to improve its activities and athletics, including possibly by switching high school league conferences. The school's activities department is inviting students, parents, teachers and local residents to a "community input...
January 4, 2012 - 4:56pm
January 3, 2012
Looking back at '11: Agbamu leaves after lifting Park
Dr. Efe Agbamu arrived as Park High School principal with ambitious plans to boost student achievement. She was instrumental in launching the school's International Baccalaureate program and overseeing a school at a time of increased participation in college preparatory classes and...
January 3, 2012 - 12:06pm
December 30, 2011
Park High School students work to raise awareness about cyberbullying
Park High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets were very vocal on Monday and Tuesday of last week when they asked students to take a pledge to...
December 30, 2011 - 9:51am
December 23, 2011
District 833 high school report cards sent with errors
District 833 high school students received a bit of a surprise in the mail last week. Students from Woodbury, East Ridge and Park high schools received report cards containing two errors on the documents. The errors on the report cards included a student's cumulative GPA and class...
December 23, 2011 - 12:28pm
December 9, 2011
District 33 School Board 'struggling' with East Ridge transfer issue
The District 833 School Board is in a tight spot. The application for students to transfer to East Ridge High School from Park and Woodbury high school attendance boundaries doesn't state that students' siblings also would go to East Ridge. The district's policy to allow siblings...
December 9, 2011 - 1:25pm