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Rosemount hires firm to find next administrator
Attendance areas to be reset for new elementary school in District 196
Rosemount's ACT scores better than state average
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Chuck Brooks: Good teachers are always working
Pat Rupp: So you want to be on the school board?
Kim Ukura: Jumping into a new community
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
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Changes in the works for safety plans
Changes could come to improve security in District 196 school buildings. District staff, administrators and school liaison officers have met several times since the Dec. 14 shooting in Newtown Conn. To talk about whether the district needs to change its policies to help keep students...
January 31, 2013 - 10:52am
January 17, 2013
Duchscher elected school board chair
Rosemount resident Rob Duchscher was elected chairperson of the District 196 School Board for 2013 at the board's annual organization meeting Jan. 7. This will be Duchscher's fourth year as chairperson during his 13 years on the board. He was first elected in 1999 and previously served...
January 17, 2013 - 8:00am
January 10, 2013
Give input on social studies curriculum
The District 196 Teaching and Learning Department has scheduled a public hearing from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the District Office in Rosemount to take public comment on the K-12 social studies curriculum area that is currently under review. District residents and employees...
January 10, 2013 - 11:34am
December 21, 2012
Magnet, Kindergarten Plus enrollment starts soon
Applications will be accepted through 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, for enrollment in 2013-14 at the three elementary magnet schools in District 196 and the optional Kindergarten Plus program that is offered at all elementary schools in the district. Information on both programs was mailed...
December 21, 2012 - 8:00am
December 20, 2012
Wrapping up the Christmas spirit
Volunteers with Moms and Neighbors wrapped gifts on Sunday afternoon.
December 20, 2012 - 12:01pm
December 14, 2012
Residents named to new legislative committee
The first members of the new District 196 Legislative Advisory Council were appointed by the School Board at its Nov. 19 regular meeting. The purpose of the LAC is to increase citizen participation in the legislative process and community understanding of legislative issues and...
December 14, 2012 - 8:00am
December 13, 2012
Editorial: Find a good replacement for the inventors' fair
We will admit being more than a little bit disappointed when we learned that Independent School District 196's inventors' fair would not take place in January as it has for as long as we can remember. The fair, at which fourth and fifth graders in the district's gifted-and-talented...
December 13, 2012 - 1:05pm
Reinventing the inventors' fair
The inventions on display in the Shannon Park Elementary School library offer an interesting glimpse into what's important in the life of a typical...
December 13, 2012 - 12:15pm
School taxes will go down for residents
Independent School District 196 has continued its trend of shrinking levies. At its regular meeting Monday night the District 196 School Board approved a $73,784,528 levy for taxes payable in 2013. That is down 2.72 percent from last year's $75.85 million levy and down $5.6 million...
December 13, 2012 - 11:41am
December 7, 2012
District 196 schools keep students from looking elsewhere
Nearly nine of 10 school-aged children who live in Independent School District 196 are attending District 196 schools this year, according to student enrollment and census data maintained by the district. There were 29,410 school-aged children living within District 196 on Oct....
December 7, 2012 - 8:00am
November 30, 2012
Students earned 5,212 college credits
During the 2011-12 school year, District 196 high school students who participated in the College in the Schools program earned a combined 5,212 college credits valued at more than $2.3 million, according to a value statement released by the University of Minnesota in October. CIS...
November 30, 2012 - 8:00am
November 23, 2012
District 196 expects enrollment decline to stay slow but steady
Enrollment over the next few years in District 196 schools will look a lot like it has over the last few: a slow decline, but mostly steady. School board members saw a report Monday on projected enrollment through the 2017-18 school year. Numbers for the 2013-14 school year predict...
November 23, 2012 - 11:15am
October 25, 2012
New policy targets bullying
District 196 schools are putting some new rules in place to nip bullying in the bud. The district already has rules about dealing with bullies spread throughout several of its policies, but a new policy presented to school board members Monday represents what district attorney Jill...
October 25, 2012 - 8:00am
October 18, 2012
Teachers take time out to learn
Last Friday afternoon, while Rosemount's elementary and middle school students were enjoying a day off of school, teachers were huddled over desks or at computers looking for ways to help them learn. For the teachers, Friday was the first of three data analysis days all district...
October 18, 2012 - 11:06am
October 11, 2012
Enrollment down slightly in District 196
Enrollment in District 196 schools is down from the start of the 2011-12 school year according to official numbers recorded Oct. 1. The district's overall enrollment on Oct. 1 this year was 27,168, a decrease of 236 students from the same date last year. The state of Minnesota uses...
October 11, 2012 - 8:00am