Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.


District Compost Sale - May 16 & May 23
Posted on 04/23/2015
Compost created from schools' lunch waste will be for sale from 10 a.m.-Noon at Henry Sibley High School on Saturday, May 16 and May 23.  READ MORE...
School District 197 named a 2015 U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon District
Posted on 04/22/2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District.  READ MORE...
ISD 197 Education Foundation awards six grants for 2015-16
Posted on 04/21/2015
Funds from Education Foundation help enhance educational offerings throughout District 197.  READ MORE...
Kania Johnson named Henry Sibley's 2015 Athena Award winner
Posted on 04/17/2015
The Athena Award honors high school senior women for athletic, academic accomplishments.  READ MORE...
Bob Guinn to receive Teacher of Excellence Award
Posted on 04/10/2015
Henry Sibley teacher Bob Guinn will be honored on May 19 for his work with students in business education and financial literacy.  READ MORE...
Students gain leadership skills and a global perspective through Model U.N.
Posted on 04/02/2015
More than 60 students in District 197 participated in the Model United Nations program this school year, culminating with the state conference on March 26-28.  READ MORE...
Garlough teacher Jo Zimmel nominated for national award
Posted on 03/27/2015
Garlough physical education teacher Jo Zimmel has been nominated for the LifeChanger of the Year award, presented by National Life Group.  READ MORE...
Garlough students place in MN Zoo engineering design challenge
Posted on 03/25/2015
On March 18 elementary students from across the district participated in the finals of the 2015 ZooMS Design Challenge at the Minnesota Zoo.  READ MORE...
Introducing EmPowerED - District 197's Technology Plan
Posted on 03/06/2015
Classroom technology will be used to transform instruction, personalize learning and prepare our students for college and careers in the 21st century.  READ MORE...