2014-15 News Archives

JUNE 2015
2014-15 Points of Pride: Athletics, Arts
2014-15 Points of Pride: Community Engagement, Recognition
Sibley spring sports wrap-up
2014-15 Points of Pride: Academics, Staff
Update on District Security Plan

MAY 2015
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Meital Gewirtz
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Hieu Nguyen
Sibley junior Monte Fischer named Scholar of Distinction
Trucks & Travel - June 10
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Catelin Do
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Adan Rodriguez
Heritage teacher Jennifer Anderson named Apple Distinguished Educator
District 197 chosen to participate in Made in Minnesota Solar Program
Garlough teacher Heather Wilsey named WEM Regional Award recipient
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Mario Jimenez
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Georgia Meyer
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Jennifer Gravelle
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Kyle Gilberg
Sibley teacher Eric Friberg receives Outstanding Educator Award
District schools participate in Bike-to-School Day
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Michelle Friedmann
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Jeyca Maldonado-Medina

APRIL 2015
Garlough 2nd Grader wins "What My Father Means to Me" Essay Contest
District Compost Sale - May 16 & 23
Twin Cities Teen Lit Con - May 9
School District 197 named a 2015 Green Ribbon District by U.S. Department of Education
ISD 197 Education Foundation awards six grants for 2015-16
Kania Johnson named Henry Sibley's 2015 Athena Award Winner
Bob Guinn to receive Teacher of Excellence Award
Students gain leadership skills and global perspective through Model U.N.

MARCH 2015
Introducing EmPowerED: District 197's Technology Implementation Plan
Sibley winter sports wrap-up
Garlough students place in Minnesota Zoo engineering design challenge
Garlough teacher Jo Zimmel nominated for national award

FEBRUARY 2015
Early phases of Security Upgrades underway
Pilot Knob, Garlough receive national Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
InSciEd Out expansion increasing science options for Heritage students, staff
Think Tank creates new opportunities for STEM learning at Pilot Knob

JANUARY 2015

Sibley students extend learning on EMID Youth Executive Board
District chooses location for Early Learning programs
District receives bond rating upgrade
Academic Calendar for 2015-16 Finalized
Online Kindergarten registration open
Teachers awarded for innovative classroom technology
School Board elects officers for 2015
Alumni Hockey Game - December 2014
2015-16 Kindergarten Registration Begins Jan. 20

DECEMBER 2014
Sibley students recognized by National Merit program
Sibley teachers complete Leading Edge certification
Early Learning and Middle School reports scheduled

NOVEMBER 2014
Sibley fall sports wrap-up
Immersion Experience explores opportunities for area Hispanic and Latino youth
Upcoming winter concerts
District receives clean audit for 2013-14 finances
Truth-in-Taxation Hearing set for Dec. 1
GOFA Applications due Dec. 1
Eighty-four Sibley students earn AP Scholars honors
Discover District 197 Schools November 13-24
Voters approve technology and security; stadium does not pass
November 4 Election Results

OCTOBER 2014
Moreland receives third grant from Minnesota State Arts Board
2014 Henry Sibley Gala Concert
Online Referendum Information Session - Oct. 27
Meet the District's Early Learning Coordinator
Sustainability program receives a boost from GreenCorps program
Referendum Video - Vote November 4
da Vinci Surgical System visits Henry Sibley
Courtney Dean named National Achievement Scholarship semifinalist
Project Lead the Way expands STEM opportunities at Pilot Knob
Congratulations 2014 Warrior 5K Winners and Participants

SEPTEMBER 2014
Online Referendum Information Session - Oct. 10
Green Strides Tour visits Garlough and Heritage
Introducing District 197's Parent Academy
2014-15 Strategic Implementation Plan presentation
Referendum Information Open House - Sept. 23
Meet the School Board's new Student Representative
2014 Warrior 5K - Sept. 27

AUGUST 2014
3rd Annual Warrior Rally
School Board approves November 4 referendum
FeePay for online registrations and payments
Meet Heritage's new principal Karen Allen
School Supply Drive organized in memory of Office Scott Patrick
Summer Programs Cancelled Wednesdays, Aug. 6
2014-15 School Supply Lists

JULY 2014
Moreland principal visits school in Ghana
Bus Registration for 2014-15

JUNE 2014
Summer 2014 Information