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Author Chuck Brooks talks about his recent book that celebrates Rosemount’s 100 years of students. “Though the Rosemount education process had its challenges over the 100 years, the final message of the book is one of survival, perseverance and success,” Brooks said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Telling the school's story: Brooks' centennial storybook celebrates 100 years of Rosemount High School
2 hours 10 min ago
October 5, 2017
Shannon Park Elementary Principal Erik Davis fulfilled a promise to sleep overnight on the school roof after students raised over $25,000 for the school through a “Reading Rocks” program that promotes literacy. Davis headed to the roof as students left school Wednesday, Oct. 4, interacted with families and visitors throughout the evening and then greeted students arriving at school the next morning. Submitted photo
Overnight promise fulfilled: Shannon Park principal sleeps on the roof
October 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 25, 2017
Academic areas are grouped in neighborhoods and five classrooms surround a commons area in East Lake Elementary School. Students are shown in music class visiting with Principal Miles Haugen. Kara Hildreth / contributor
New East Lake Elementary School has modern, innovative design
September 25, 2017 - 8:50am
September 12, 2017
Wendy Knight, District 196’s food and nutrition coordinator, is serving as president of the Minnesota School Nutrition Association. Submitted photo
District 196's Knight to lead state nutrition group
September 12, 2017 - 4:31pm
September 2, 2017
PHOTOS: RHS band performs at Central Park
September 2, 2017 - 6:44am
September 1, 2017
Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Teachers dipping into their own pockets to provide back-to-school supplies
September 1, 2017 - 9:59am
August 23, 2017
Eight candidates to run for District 196 School Board
August 23, 2017 - 6:35pm
Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
School supply lists add up
August 23, 2017 - 5:30am
June 7, 2017
Eric Hansen has been selected as the next principal at Rosemount Middle School.
Hansen picked as next middle school principal
June 7, 2017 - 1:54pm
June 3, 2017
Rosemount High French teacher LaRae Ellingson retires after a rewarding 36-year teaching career in one building. “I just feel real lucky to have been here that amount of time. I have been happily employed because students have been so bright and creative, interested and interesting,” Ellingson said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Ellingson bids RHS adieu after 36 years
June 3, 2017 - 8:00am
May 23, 2017
NMSC awards local students scholarships
May 23, 2017 - 11:00am
May 19, 2017
Rosemount High upperclassmen watched a dramatic mock car crash simulation May 11 outside school to show the life-altering or deadly consequences from drinking and driving after prom. The program encourages youth to take responsibility as a driver and passenger. Afterward, juniors and seniors discussed the dramatic crash and how to proactively stay safe driving. Rosemount and Farmington celebrated prom on May 13.  Photo by Kara Hildreth
PHOTOS: Rosemount students get sobering messages ahead of prom
May 19, 2017 - 12:09pm
May 15, 2017
Farmington School District's American Indian Education Liaison Numen Smith (top) invites all to attend the upcoming first-annual South Metro Powwow. Farmington High School seniors Dante Buck (left) and his twin brother Dayton Buck will be honored alongside other Native American south metro seniors. Photo by Kara Hildreth
Powwow honors seniors, celebrates Native American traditions
May 15, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Maquashia Henderson, 16, enjoys herself during a Heavy Equipment camp April 25 at Extreme Sandbox in Hastings. Owner Randy Stenger and a local Komatsu dealer hosted the field trip for Henderson and 37 of her classmates from Warren High School in North Carolina. The teens got supervised instruction on driving bulldozers and hydraulic excavators and learned about career opportunities in the construction industry. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Getting their hands dirty: Students try out heavy equipment in Hastings
May 8, 2017 - 12:01pm
Ann Kvittem and Michael Guthrie are retiring from Shannon Park Elementary School. Submitted photo
Saying goodbye to Guthrie, Kvittem
May 8, 2017 - 11:49am