2015-16 News Archives
JUNE 2016
Summer 2016 Information
Sibley spring sports wrap-up
Henry Sibley baseball team claims Class AAA State Championship
Henry Sibley student achieves perfect ACT score
School Board Meeting Time Change
Trucks 'N Travel Event – June 16
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Joe Quehl
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Tracy Magooba
Moreland renews partnership with Cowles Center for Dance

MAY 2016
Free Summer Meals for Children
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Kallman Parry
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Masbal Abdullahi
Robotics program equips students with tools for future success
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Serina Vue
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Max Buell
ISD 197 Education Foundation Grants for 2016-17
Sign up for Summer Preschool
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Andy Nguyen
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Angelina Contreras
Silbey Senior Spotlight: Emma Verby
Sibley Senior Spotlight: Jose Figueroa Castro
'Energizers' promote active classrooms at Friendly Hills

APRIL 2016
Register to ride a bus in 2016-17
Become a Literacy Tutor with Minnesota Reading Corps
Henry Sibley named U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School
Somerset Elementary '1996 Time Capsule' Open House
Hannah Delmont named Henry Sibley's Athena Award winner
Battle of the Books energizes Heritage readers
Garlough teacher Heather Wilsey receives Outstanding Educator Award
Early Learning Drop-in Story Time

MARCH 2016
Sibley winter sports wrap-up
Participate in the April 7 Strategy Team Meeting
All District 197 magnet schools win Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
Realistically Raising a Responsible Child event - March 8
District 197 receives state finance award
Preschool Preview Event - March 24, 2016

FEBRUARY 2016
Changes to Henry Sibley guidance department enhance services
Construction Update - February 2016
Tech Warriors provide device support at Henry Sibley
Make a contribution to Dollars for Scholars

JANUARY 2016
LIVEGREEN Week: February 1-5
EmPowerED Update: Focus on Friendly Hills
Another year of growth for InSciEd Out at Heritage
Mendota Elementary students extend learning through music residency
School Board elects officers for 2016
Academic Calendar for 2016-17 finalized
District receives clean audit for 2014-15 finances

DECEMBER 2015
Kindergarten Registration for 2016-17 begins January 26
Holten, Oppenheim awarded for innovative use of classroom technology
Ice Arena Rededication - January 7
District selects Infinite Campus as new student information system provider
Participate in the Strategy Team Meeting on Jan. 11
Upcoming Winter Concerts

NOVEMBER 2015
Sibley fall sports wrap-up
Truth-in-Taxation hearing will be Dec. 7
Realistically Raising a Responsible Child - November 12
School Board Election Results
2015 Henry Sibley Gala Concert
Discover District 197 Schools in November

OCTOBER 2015
Building Community with Mendota Cougar Time
School Board Election - November 3
Apple renews distinctions for Heritage, Pilot Knob and Moreland
District 197 continues to increase healthy options for students
Sibley student recognized by National Merit program
Camp Explore-A-Lot brings culminating experience to all Garlough 4th graders
Eighty-six Sibley students earn AP Scholars honors

SEPTEMBER 2015
District sustainability program to continue partnership with GreenCorps
Congratulations Warrior 5K Winners and Participants
4th Annual Warrior Rally on Oct. 2
Two Henry Sibley students named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Middle School Athletic Teams Adopt Warrior Mascot
District 197 teacher selected to attend UN Climate Change Conference
MOVEGREEN - bike, walk or carpool with District 197 LIVEGREEN
Participate in the Strategy Team Meetings
Unprecedented fourth grant awarded to Moreland by Minnesota State Arts Board
Meet the School Board's new Student Representative - Drew Conway
Grand Opening October 1 - Early Learning & Family Resource Center
2015 Warrior 5K and Family Mile - September 26

AUGUST 2015
New check-in/out procedures for 2015-16 school year
New face, new space for District 197 Early Learning program
District sees gains on 2015 state tests
2015-16 School Supply Lists

JULY 2015
District receives positive feedback from annual community survey
School Board Election Information 2015

JUNE 2015
New Moreland Principal Mark Quinn
Summer 2015 Information
Free meals available to area children again this summer