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May 30, 2013
Levy decision will come this summer
When the District 196 School Board voted May 13 in favor of putting an operating levy on the November ballot, board members described the decision as a kind of placeholder. Changes under consideration at the state legislature would have required boards to decide earlier than usual...
May 30, 2013 - 8:00am
May 24, 2013
Positions open on 196 curriculum council
Parents in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District who are interested in becoming involved in curriculum matters can apply for membership on the district's Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Council. Applications will be accepted through May 31 for four elementary school...
May 24, 2013 - 8:00am
May 15, 2013
196 school board opens the door for an operating levy
A final decision won't come for another couple of months, but the District 196 School Board has reserved the option to ask voters to approve an operating levy when they go to the polls in November. Board members voted unanimously Monday to declare their intent to put a levy on the...
May 15, 2013 - 9:56am
May 2, 2013
Distrist 196 looks within for teaching advice
When the District 196 School Board voted last year to add three data analysis days to the calendar for the 2012-13 school year, the idea was...
May 2, 2013 - 8:00am
April 28, 2013
Bond refunding goes well
A bond refunding approved Monday by the District 196 School Board will save district taxpayers $1.5 million over the next decade. School board members voted at a March 21 workshop to give finance director Jeff Solomon permission to pursue the refunding. At that point, the estimate...
April 28, 2013 - 8:00am
April 26, 2013
District 196 seeks committee members
District 196 parents can apply for membership on the Gifted and Talented Advisory Council. The district is accepting applications for one elementary school parent position. Applicants should have a child who is an identified GT student. The term for this position is for three years...
April 26, 2013 - 8:00am
April 25, 2013
Prices will rise for school lunches
Lunch prices in District 196 schools will go up next year, and there's nothing the district can do about it. Next year's increase will be the second in two years for the district. Food and nutrition services coordinator Wendy Knight told school board members Monday the increase...
April 25, 2013 - 10:01am
District 196 puts a new emphasis on early learning
Independent School District 196 is putting a new focus on early-childhood education in hopes of closing racial and financial achievement gaps among its students. Elementary education director Julie Olson presented what she called a broad vision of that effort Monday, pointing in...
April 25, 2013 - 9:15am
April 11, 2013
District 196 study says enrollment will remain steady
Enrollment in District 196 schools is likely to remain steady over the next 10 years according to a demographic study conducted recently by former Minnesota State Demographer Hazel Reinhardt. Reinhardt, who the district hired in February to conduct the study, told school board members...
April 11, 2013 - 10:10am
April 6, 2013
District 196 seeks donated band instruments
Since 2007, Independent School District 196 has collected gently used band instruments through a program called Band for All. To date, approximately 600 students have been able to participate in the instrumental music program because they had access to a donated instrument through...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
March 14, 2013
Kelly-Carrol earns award
Rosemount High School special education department chairperson Maureen Kelly-Carroll received a District 196 Outstanding Service Award. Kelly-Carroll is one of six district employees to receive this award and will be recognized at the district's annual Partners in Education banquet...
March 14, 2013 - 1:22pm
Budget news is good for 196
State budget forecasts are looking rosier than expected, but there could still be cuts in the future for the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District. Finance director Jeff Solomon presented school board members with budget projections Monday that included better-than-expected...
March 14, 2013 - 1:09pm
Little locally in District 196 capital budget
There is $9,000 for folding chairs, a table saw and a few other expenses at Rosemount High School in a preliminary version of Independent School District's capital expenditure budget, but not much else for Rosemount schools. The District 196 School Board took a first look at the...
February 14, 2013 - 10:46am
District 196 will look into its future
Independent School District 196 is taking a long-term look into its future in the interest of being better prepared for what is to come. The district has hired former Minnesota State Demographer Hazel Reinhardt to conduct demographic and housing studies it hopes will provide a clearer...
February 14, 2013 - 10:01am
February 7, 2013
School calendars set for next two years
The District 196 School Board has set its calendars for the next two school year. The board approved calendars for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years at a workshop meeting Monday after reviewing them at a meeting earlier this month. Both calendars include the start of school...
February 7, 2013 - 11:53am