Noting aging facilities and the fact the last significant renovation of district buildings was funded by a $48 million bond referendum from 1992, Roseville Area Schools is in the midst of making its long-term facility plans.
This tile was found outside a basement classroom at Irondale High School in New Brighton Nov. 11. According to the Mounds View school district, student responsible received “strong, swift disciplinary action.”
Amidst reports of racist incidents at schools in the metro and beyond, Roseville Area Schools said it’s doing its best to address students’ concerns following the election of President-elect Donald Trump.
On the south side of Larpenteur Avenue opposite Fry Street, a sign at the memorial for Philando Castile, killed by a police officer during a July traffic stop nearby, reminds Falcon Heights it’s being watched. The suburb convenes its Inclusion and Policing Task Force Dec. 13, which will make recommendations about how Falcon Heights should be policed.
Just more than five months after the police killing of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, the city is convening a group of people to examine policing in the suburb and make recommendations about its future.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak spoke at the Nov. 15 launch event for District 623’s Partners for the Future program. Rybak advised the district on the program, which seeks to get community members to volunteer in schools.
New program offers volunteer opportunities
Roseville Area Schools is looking to get more adults involved with students’ lives, through a new reading, mentoring and job-shadowing program called Partners for the Future.