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A teacher in the moonlight
District 833 budget balanced with help of reserves
When city construction disrupts sprinklers, who should pay?
What a blast it was
'Call it leverage': Woodbury man describes highway rescue
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Mississippi Memory: McNair plays his 1,000th different course at Mississippi Dunes
Sports Announcements for week of July 7
Sargent, Sting score together
Molin no-hits Forest Lake
Gently down the stream: three MSA grads row for Gophers
Magazine: Woodbury among 10 best places in U.S. for families
Roundup: Woodbury-area Fourth of July events
A fresh and fun festival
Woodbury's McClure honored for daycare services
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Scott Oakland, 49
Yoichi Ito, 95
Harry J. Krueger, 89
aul B. Hickey, 43
Virginia A. Haywood, 88
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Letters to the editor for July 2
October 21, 2010
833 reviews how to spend federal stimulus money
Recommendations on how to spend $3 million in federal money for education jobs over two years sparked an exchange between two District 833 School Board members, at the Oct. 15 workshop meeting, about financing philosophies. Superintendent Mark Porter is recommending the district...
October 21, 2010 - 12:25pm
March 24, 2010
High school students enroll in 'teacher cadet' program
Teachers teaching students how to be teachers? That's the setup of the new course "Teacher Cadet" at Woodbury and East Ridge high schools. The program is designed for students who want to explore a career in teaching said WHS teacher Regina Seabrook. "It's really a neat course...
March 24, 2010 - 7:45am
January 12, 2010
'Zero hour' classes to be offered at three high schools
As part of the new six-period day at Park, Woodbury and East Ridge high schools next year, additional "zero-hour" 45-minute classes will be offered before school. The District 833 School Board seemed receptive to the proposal presented by high school principals Efe Agbamu of Park,...
education / news
January 12, 2010 - 3:04pm
December 9, 2009
Our View: 833 officials should use excess money to focus on needs
If you received a $1,000 windfall at a time when you were doing well financially, you'd probably spend it a lot differently than if you got it at a time when you were struggling. If times were good, maybe it would go toward a vacation or gadget. And if times were tough, you'd probably...
December 9, 2009 - 6:17pm
November 23, 2009
Lacrosse proposal decided upon
Last week's school board meeting was thought to be little more than a formality. After the District 833 administration representatives Assistant Superint-endent Dr. Randy Zipf and Park Activities Director Phil Kuemmel recommended Park, East Ridge and Woodbury high schools should...
November 23, 2009 - 12:01pm
November 18, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 18
Partisan endorsements were fair game in school board election In her Nov. 11 letter Kay Myhrman-Toso claimed that "Partisan endorsements tainted the school board election." I disagree with that premise and here is why. What Myhrman-Toso is saying is exactly the problem - our education...
November 18, 2009 - 10:56am
November 4, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 4
Restaurant owner's "naked sushi" event is inappropriate Where is the outrage when a local, and to date, family friendly restaurant in Woodbury advertises an all-you-can-eat "naked sushi" dinner ("Local restaurant to host 'naked sushi"'night Nov.
November 4, 2009 - 10:27am
November 3, 2009
Kemper, Brunnette, Johnson and Adou earn school board seats
District 833 School Board will have two new members and two returning members. Incumbents Tracy Brunnette and Marsha Adou earned two of the four seats up for grabs in the field of 10 candidates. Challenger David Kemper led all vote getters with 1,614 votes to earn his first term...
news / education
November 3, 2009 - 9:26pm
October 27, 2009
Transfers allowed under 833 proposed policy
Students who are now 10th and 11th-graders at East Ridge and Woodbury high schools would be allowed to transfer to Park High School next year to enroll in the International Baccalaureate academic program if a new school transfer policy is approved at the Nov.
education / news
October 27, 2009 - 12:18pm
October 23, 2009
Viewpoint: Closing the reading gap between boys and girls
As an educator for 31 years I have always been aware of how important it is for students to develop strong reading skills. My awareness and concern was significantly increased this past spring when I reviewed the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test results for our district students...
October 23, 2009 - 8:51am
October 22, 2009
Letter: Adou looking for support in Nov. 3 election
Our district has made progress in the past four years by making decisions that support student achievement and opportunities based on best practices and educational research. I am asking for your support to be re-elected to our school board. During my first term on the board, I drew...
October 22, 2009 - 3:56pm
Letter: Brunette looks for support in Nov. 3 election
As a current member of the District 833 School Board I am passionate about education. It is the best investment we make in our future. My work with Early Childhood Family Education, PTA and district committees, as well as my school board experience have provided me with the opportunity...
October 22, 2009 - 3:54pm
Letter: Gillespie looks for support in Nov. 3 election
Gillespie: District must deliver on promises This year our school district has experienced a plethora of changes: new school start times, changes in school boundaries, a transition from junior high schools to middle schools, the opening of a third high school, major renovations and...
October 22, 2009 - 3:53pm
Letter: McElwee-Stevens looks for support in Nov. 3 election
What makes me a qualified Board member? Experience: I was a school board member from 2006 to 2007. I've worked with many of our current administrators. I've advocated for education with our state legislators. I've worked with many teachers on committees and in classrooms. As a former...
October 22, 2009 - 3:51pm
Letter: Johnson looks for support in Nov. 3 election
District 833 is a great community, and we have a wealth of resources available to us. I was concerned to hear that our district is in Stage 3 Corrective Action under No Child Left Behind. Though we know the areas we need to correct to meet the minimum standards, the fact remains there...
October 22, 2009 - 3:50pm