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August 20, 2013
District begins planning for all-day K
Many School District 833 parents might wish that free all-day kindergarten would start this fall, but it won't start until the fall of 2014. South Washington County School Board members got an update on the planning process during a recent retreat. This fall, 65 percent of eligible...
August 20, 2013 - 1:44pm
August 19, 2013
Woodbury sixth graders eased into whole new world
The first day of school can be scary for any student, but imagine going into a completely different building with a completely different culture....
August 19, 2013 - 9:33am
August 15, 2013
Levy wording approved, but 833 board member asks, 'How will money be spent?'
South Washington County School Board members have approved the final wording of three referendum questions that voters will see in the November election, even as one board member said administrators should provide more information about how the money will be spent. The board approved...
August 15, 2013 - 11:19am
August 14, 2013
Large Woodbury contingent on 18-person School Board slate
Voters will have no shortage of choices when they go to the pollsNov. 5 to fill five South Washington County School Board seats. A total of 18 people stepped up to run for the board in the fall election, with 14 filing for four four-year seats on the ballot and another four candidates...
August 14, 2013 - 11:58am
August 9, 2013
Brunnette and Hess in, Adou out as District 833 School Board filing deadline nears
Marsha Adou told fellow South Washington County School Board members and administrators Thursday she is not running for a third four-year term on the board. Adou, of Woodbury, said she’s proud to have served on the District 833 board, proud of the how far the school district...
August 9, 2013 - 6:48am
August 7, 2013
Plante wins arbitration, human rights investigation under way
Woodbury High School Principal Linda Plante won the first part of a legal dispute with District 833 last month, and is now awaiting a human rights investigation ruling. Plante alleges the district discriminated against her based on her gender when it hired former Park High School...
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August 7, 2013 - 7:11am
August 5, 2013
Brunnette first to file for School Board
South Washington County School Board member Tracy Brunnette was the first to file to run in the Nov. 5 election. Brunnette, a Cottage Grove resident, filed July 31 for a four-year seat on the board. She was first elected to the board in 2000. Brunnette is among four members whose...
August 5, 2013 - 11:12am
July 22, 2013
Five School Board seats on fall ballot
Four of five District 833 School Board members whose terms expire this year said they are undecided on re-election bids ahead of the upcoming filing period. Seats held by Tracy Brunnette, Marsha Adou, Laurie Johnson, David Kemper and Katy McElwee-Stevens will be on the Nov. 5 ballot....
July 22, 2013 - 9:32am
July 17, 2013
South Washington County voters will see referendum on November ballot
School District 833 voters will be asked this fall to chip in more property tax money for local schools. Voters will see three school referendum questions on the November ballot that, if approved, will increase property tax revenue for school security, classroom spending, reserve...
July 17, 2013 - 4:58pm
Crosswinds given 1-year reprieve
A Woodbury school thought to be all but mothballed in June was revived for another school year, at least. East Metro Integration District School Board members on Wednesday, July 10, approved a two-part measure that will keep Crosswinds Arts and Science School open for the 2013-14...
July 17, 2013 - 8:27am
July 15, 2013
District maps out levy plan
The District 833 School Board was expected this week to approve a proposal to ask voters for $6.88 million this fall for more school security, technology support, addressing class sizes and shoring up reserve funds used to balance past budgets. In discussing their options at a meeting...
July 15, 2013 - 3:17pm
July 13, 2013
A full theater experience
A group of East Ridge High School students experienced everything theater has to offer last month. The cast of East Ridge's One Act play, "The Big Meal", traveled June 24-30 to Lincoln, Neb., for the International Thespian Festival -- an annual theater conference that features high...
July 13, 2013 - 11:32am
June 28, 2013
This choir shows off
District 833 has its fair share of "Gleeks." District 833 Community Education held a high school show choir camp last week at East Ridge High...
June 28, 2013 - 10:33am
East Ridge students go 'walking Shakespeare's footsteps'
This past spring, East Ridge High School brought William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to the stage. For many students, that was...
June 28, 2013 - 9:03am
June 26, 2013
School Board to seek levy renewal
South Washington County School Board members informally agreed last week to seek an increased property tax levy on the November ballot. District 833 has a current levy of $3.4 million, or $164.38 per student, expiring in November 2013. During the June 20 meeting, board members looked...
June 26, 2013 - 8:26am