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Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.


Sibley Senior Spotlight: Serina Vue
Posted on 05/20/2016
As both a singer and an actress, Serina Vue has found friendship and great success while performing on the Henry Sibley High School stage. Serina intends to enroll at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. next fall, where she hopes to continue singing and acting while pursuing a degree outside of the performing arts.  READ MORE...
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Max Buell
Posted on 05/20/2016
By blending lessons learned in athletics and his academics, Max Buell has been able to amass awards in both areas during his time at Henry Sibley High School. He will look to continue to excel both in and out of the classroom when he begins his pursuit of an engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin in the fall.  READ MORE...
Free meals available to area children again this summer
Posted on 05/19/2016
The district will provide free, healthy breakfast and lunch meals at three schools to all children 18 and under as part of the Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.  READ MORE...
ISD 197 Education Foundation awards grants for 2016-17
Posted on 05/18/2016
Funds from the Education Foundation help enhance educational offerings throughout District 197.  READ MORE...
Sign up for summer preschool
Posted on 05/17/2016
Preschool Pals for ages 3-5 will be offered in July at the Early Learning and Family Resource Center.  READ MORE...
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Andy Nguyen
Posted on 05/13/2016
For Andy Nguyen, the key to success in high school is finding what you are passionate about and dedicating yourself to those activities. Through the pursuit of his own passions, Andy will graduate from Henry Sibley as a decorated musician, athlete and student. Andy plans to attend Duke University.  READ MORE...
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Angelina Contreras
Posted on 05/13/2016
With the encouragement of one of her teachers, Angelina Contreras applied and was one of 10 students accepted to attend the Mayo Clinic’s ICAN Program in the summer of 2015. That experience, combined with her time at Henry Sibley High School, will lead Angelina to pursue a degree in neuroscience when she enrolls at the University of Minnesota next fall.  READ MORE...
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Emma Verby
Posted on 05/06/2016
Whether through her lifelong desire to become a nurse or her multitude of volunteer activities, Emma Verby has demonstrated a commitment to helping those around her. Active in athletics and activities, Emma will transition from a student leader in high school to one in college when she enrolls at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D. next fall.  READ MORE...
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Jose Figueroa Castro
Posted on 05/06/2016
Throughout his time at Henry Sibley High School, Jose Figueroa has sought out the challenge of rigorous courses. As a result of his persistence in the classroom, he continues to move closer to his dream of becoming a United States Senator.  READ MORE...
Energizers promote active classrooms at Friendly Hills
Posted on 05/05/2016
Teachers at Friendly Hills Middle School recently completed the University of Minnesota 'Energizers' training which teaches educators how to integrate physical activity into their classrooms to improve student learning and health.  READ MORE...
Henry Sibley named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School for 2016
Posted on 04/28/2016
Henry Sibley High School is one of just two schools in Minnesota to earn the U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon distinction in 2016.   READ MORE...
Become a Literacy Tutor with MN Reading Corps
Posted on 04/27/2016
Part-time and full-time tutors are needed for the 2016-17 school year.  READ MORE...
Bus Registration for the 2016-17 school year
Posted on 04/21/2016
All students entering grades K-12 who are eligible for transportation and plan to ride a bus in 2016-17 must register for service.  READ MORE...