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June 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz signed into law his first budget bill surrounded by preschool students at Bruce Vento Elementary School on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz offers 'down payment' on making Minnesota the 'education state'
June 10, 2019 - 4:19pm
June 4, 2019
Pictured (from left to right): Sarah Weber, Reading and Math Inc. lead program manager; Rich Radke, elementary literacy tutor; Lela Olson, Valley Crossing Elementary School principal; Rachael Marrier, internal coach, Valley Crossing literacy specialist. Submitted photo
Woodbury tutor earns President's Volunteer Service Award
June 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Newly minted Park High School graduates toss their caps at the conclusion of their June 2 commencement ceremony. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Park High School lauds Class of 2019
June 4, 2019 - 2:30pm
South Washington County Schools scholarship recipients
June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm
June 3, 2019
Tood Herber, a former employee of Distirct 833, is expected to be hired as the new principal of Park High School. Submitted photo courtesy of South Washington County Schools
Park High School will get new principal
June 3, 2019 - 9:45am
June 2, 2019
Mongko Lor. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Found in translation: Senior from Laos discovers potential at Park
June 2, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 1, 2019
Katia Zagal-Galvan. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Shy no more: Park senior opens up
June 1, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 28, 2019
Math and Science Academy students Andrea Li (left) and Naina Perumalachetty won a state-level prize for their Minnesota History Day entry, a website called "Birth of the First National Park." Submitted photo
Math and Science Academy students win state-level History Day prize
May 28, 2019 - 9:17am
Six East Ridge High School students and one Woodbury High School student earned Scholars of Distinction honors from the Minnesota Department of Education. They include (from left to right): Nolan Sherburne, McCrossen Schiller, Elizabeth Avery, Ethan Williams and Meghan Horan. Submitted photo
Seven students earn Scholars of Distinction
May 28, 2019 - 9:00am
May 24, 2019
Matt Everson, the former East Ridge wrestling coach, spoke for about 20 minutes on Thursday, May 23, 2019, to the School Board at the District Service Center in regards to his termination as head wrestling coach last month. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
East Ridge wrestling parents back Everson
May 24, 2019 - 9:49am
May 23, 2019
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Supporters of fired East Ridge wrestling coach prompt suspension of school board meeting
May 23, 2019 - 10:30pm
May 20, 2019
Bruce Locklear. Photo courtesy of New Life Academy
New Life Academy names interim head
May 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 24, 2019
Grad rates hold steady in 833
April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm