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Truth-in-Taxation hearing will be Dec. 4
Posted on 11/22/2017
In Minnesota, all school districts are required to hold public meetings to review the taxes payable each year and to certify compliance with the Truth-in-Taxation Law.   READ MORE... about Truth-in-Taxation hearing will be Dec. 4
Preschool Preview Event - November 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Posted on 11/16/2017
Parents and guardians are invited to learn more about preschool options for children who will be ages three or four in the fall of 2018. Tour the West St. Paul facility, learn about curriculum, meet the teachers and more!  READ MORE... about Preschool Preview Event - November 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Facilities Task Force to present final recommendation to the School Board Nov. 20
Posted on 11/10/2017
For the past eight months the group has been studying each school building to identify necessary structural and mechanical maintenance upgrades, learning spaces that do not meet today’s educational needs, and opportunities to better accommodate co-curricular activities, athletics and programs.  READ MORE... about Facilities Task Force to present final recommendation to the School Board Nov. 20
School Board Election Results
Posted on 11/07/2017
The election was held on November 7, 2017.  READ MORE... about School Board Election Results
Students unite against bullying
Posted on 10/25/2017
District 197 schools have been participating in anti-bullying initiatives throughout the month of October for National Bullying Prevention Month.   READ MORE... about Students unite against bullying
Sibley students named National Merit Commended Scholars
Posted on 10/24/2017
Henry Sibley High School and School District 197 congratulate seniors Gabriel Fromm, Max Gantman and Thomas Miranda, who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program as Commended Scholars.  READ MORE... about Sibley students named National Merit Commended Scholars
Friendly Hills nurse named 2017 Nurse of the Year
Posted on 10/18/2017
On October 6, Carmen Teskey, the licensed nurse at Friendly Hills Middle School, was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Minnesota March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award in the category of Community Health Nursing.   READ MORE... about Friendly Hills nurse named 2017 Nurse of the Year
School Board Election - November 7
Posted on 10/16/2017
Three candidates will be on the ballot.  READ MORE... about School Board Election - November 7
Discover District 197 Schools Nov. 6-17
Posted on 10/11/2017
In November all District 197 schools will open their doors to offer open house and informational events for families.  READ MORE... about Discover District 197 Schools Nov. 6-17
Three named National Merit Semifinalists
Posted on 10/06/2017
Henry Sibley seniors Katie Gleason, Anna Klein and Natalie Nachtsheim have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, putting them in the top one-percent of all U.S. high school seniors.  READ MORE... about Three named National Merit Semifinalists
2017 Henry Sibley Gala Concert
Posted on 10/04/2017
On Nov. 2, the Henry Sibley Music Department will hold its annual Gala Concert.  READ MORE... about 2017 Henry Sibley Gala Concert
Moreland’s new Buddy Bench encourages friendship, kindness and inclusivity
Posted on 10/04/2017
This summer Moreland Arts & Health Sciences Magnet added a Buddy Bench to its playground. The idea behind this bench is to provide students who may be having friendship struggles or want to make new friends a safe place to sit and wait to be invited by others.  READ MORE... about Moreland’s new Buddy Bench encourages friendship, kindness and inclusivity