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Final answer -- East Ridge High School

It can no longer be called "the new school" or "the third school."

The name is now East Ridge High School.

The District 833 School Board approved it Thursday night, May 24, as the name of the school being built on Bailey Road and Pioneer Drive in Woodbury.

East Ridge had one more vote than South Washington.

East Ridge High School is expected to open in the fall of 2009.

The board voted on four names submitted by a 15-member naming committee that also included River Valley, Union and South Washington.

Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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