South-West Review Schools

Mon
06
Oct

Visitation school named finalist for science award


Visitation students Nick Owens, Greta Van Guilder and Alex Casale were excited to see the code they wrote working as part of the robotics unit of their computer science program. (submitted photo)

Tekne Awards ceremony will take place Nov. 13
Science can be an exacting discipline, and so too, it seems, can the art of choosing the winners of science and technology competitions.
The Convent of the Visitation School of Mendota Heights was nominated for a 2014 Tekne Awards in the Education Technology Award category.

Mon
29
Sep

West St. Paul closer to ice arena revamp

Mendota Heights, District 197 on board; city applies for "Mighty Ducks" grant
West St. Paul recently chalked up another goal in saving the city's ice arena. Mendota Heights and School District 197 each pledged $555,333, a third of the cost to revamp John V. Hoene Ice Arena.

Fri
19
Sep

Early Learning Center opens in Inver Grove Heights


Construction of the new Inver Grove Heights Early Learning Center was completed Aug. 1. The school celebrated its grand opening Sept. 11. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)

Center added onto Hilltop Elementary
Thanks to extra funding from the Minnesota Department of Education, the Inver Grove Heights School District's new Early Learning Center, attached to Hilltop Elementary School, is now open for business.

Tue
16
Sep

District 199 appoints new school board member


Sherry Warrick
The District 199 School Board appointed Sherry Warrick to fill the board seat left vacant by Bridget Cronin, who resigned in August due to a change in her residency, at a special meeting Sept. 8.
Wed
10
Sep

West St. Paul school to learn from Ghana group — and vice versa


First-grade students become acquainted with the tools in their "explorer backpacks" used in lessons led by Moreland Elementary principal Eric Bradley and other InSciEd Out program partners who visited Ghana this summer. (Submitted photo)

Common ties found through health concerns
Last year, students at Moreland Elementary School in West St. Paul chose to explore the effect ingredients in Takis have on the mobility of zebra fish, exploring the health implications of the spicy corn munchies favored by youngsters.

Sat
23
Aug

District 197 school board ties success of stadium to technology, security votes

Some stadium supporters feel "betrayed" by decision
Because the District 197 referendum failed in May's special election, school leaders hope enthusiam for a new stadium at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights will help pass the vote this fall. 

Mon
04
Aug

Graduates - South-West Review published Aug. 3, 2014

Southwest students make their schools’ Grad’s List
 

Mon
04
Aug

Community college partners with agribusiness

Inver Hills Community College is partnering with global agribusiness CHS and the CHS Foundation to launch the Agricultural Sciences Career Pipeline Program, a new statewide educational and career pathway initiative for middle and high school stude

Sun
03
Aug

Dean's list - Aug. 3, 2014 South-West Review

The names of South-West Dean’s List and graduating students will continue to be published in upcoming issues. Congratulations to all.

Mon
28
Jul

Graduates - South-West Review published July. 27, 2014

Southwest students make their schools’ Grad’s List
 

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