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Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
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October 31, 2008
Students cast their votes; role play
Political pundits say negative campaign advertising works, but not according to Oltman Junior High School eighth-grade humanities students. They...
October 31, 2008 - 7:56am
October 23, 2008
Middle school transition gets the thumbs-up
Spontaneous applause broke out at the School District 833 board meeting Thursday, as members voted unanimously in favor of the middle school transition plan. As a result of the decision, South Washington County's four junior highs will become middle schools with eight-period days,...
October 23, 2008 - 9:35pm
October 1, 2008
Viewpoint: Our schools provide healthy opportunities
Recently I went to the Park High School vs. Woodbury High School football game. It was the evening that we celebrated the renovations completed at the Woodbury High School athletic field. We celebrated the same event at Park High School last year. It was a typical fall evening, but...
October 1, 2008 - 8:10am
August 11, 2008
School board to streamline hiring process
School District 833 is changing procedures in how it hires administrators that will "streamline the process without losing integrity," said Superintendent Tom Nelson during a school board retreat July 10. Nelson said past procedures were the "most detailed" he'd experienced, taking...
August 11, 2008 - 7:25am
May 28, 2008
Viewpoint: Session a pleasant surprise for schools
The recently concluded legislative session turned out to be a very pleasant surprise for education and for South Washington County Schools. When the session began there was a general assumption that if we could just hold on to what we have, we would be doing well. In the end, and...
May 28, 2008 - 8:29am
May 23, 2008
Black, white and gold become new school's colors
May 23, 2008 - 7:20am
May 22, 2008
A prom to remember
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Expansion not planned for Spanish Immersion
Expanding the number of classes at each grade level in the Spanish Immersion language program is not in School District 833's future plans. Nuevas Fronteras, a school within a school being housed at Crestview Elementary School in Cottage Grove, will continue with current plans to...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Student gets letter penned by royalty
It started when Justina Marsh, Oltman Junior High School seventh-grader, was curious about a picture hanging in her bedroom. It ended with a letter from the queen of England.
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Nine-hundred pounds of clay seems like a lot, but after it's distributed among all of the students taking art classes at Newport Elementary School over several projects, there won't be much left over, said Mary Olson, art specialist. Olson received a $1,500 grant from Northern Clay...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
Hope Christian Academy students rocket to national race
It took the team at Hope Christian Academy in St. Paul Park two months to design, build and test its first model rocket this winter. And, although that rocket qualified for national competition, there's a hitch. "We have to build another one for finals," said ninth grader and team...
April 28, 2008 - 7:54am
April 11, 2008
Unusual weather caused gas smell in school
Thursday's unusual weather was to blame for the gas smell that caused the afternoon evacuation of the Crestview Elementary and Nuevas Fronteras school building, according to an e-mail from the school's assistant principal Laura Loshek. Students and staff left the building around...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Task force decides to detach high school boundary plans
High School Attendance Boundary Task Force members, at their final meeting, Tuesday, March 25, decided to send three high school plans to the school board without attaching them to elementary and middle school plans. They also mulled revisions suggested by an oversight committee...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Oltman students left to ponder what's next
Seventh-graders at St. Paul Park's Oltman Junior High School are in an uncommon position for students their age. They don't know where they're going to high school. Most know District 833 is in the process of drawing new attendance boundaries for all schools. The choices made in...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Raptors will be red, not blue
When the Park and Woodbury high school football teams meet East Ridge High School's team during the football season in the fall of 2009, they will be seeing red. The Wolfpack and Royals will meet the East Ridge Raptors (birds of prey) in future athletic events.
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am