Square 1 Art has partnered with Woodland to create a unique opportunity to celebrate Woodland students' artistic accomplishments while raising funds for the school.
Thank you Woodland families for giving during our Annual Giving Campaign!
Voters in District 196 approved a levy referendum question and elected incumbent School Board members Jackie Magnuson, Joel Albright and Sachin Isaacs, and newcomer Cory Johnson.
District 196 students and staff stood up for kindness and spoke out against bullying on Oct. 23 in recognition of Unity Day. The annual day is held in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month efforts each October.
Enrollment in District 196 reached a new all-time high this year and is projected to continue growing over the next several years. As of Oct. 1 there were 29,223 students enrolled.
District 196 is exceeding state averages in test scores, according to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), who today released results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, Series III (MCA-III) and Minnesota Test of Academic Skills (MTAS) data.
District 196 elementary schools, middle schools and high schools have all scheduled back-to-school open houses, orientation sessions and information nights that will be held in August and September.
The District 196 School Board is moving forward with plans to call for an operating levy referendum increase this fall that would allow the district to avoid up to $18 million in additional budget cuts and fund improvements to classroom staffing, increased mental health support for students and after-school activity bus transportation.
Attendance Matters is a new campaign in District 196 is giving administrators and educators a renewed opportunity to dig deeper into the reasons for unexcused absences in an effort to keep kids in the classroom.
The District 196 School Board, at its Aug. 13 meeting, approved the purchase of a 34-acre parcel of land in Rosemount as a possible site for a new elementary school. The land is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Bonaire Path and Akron Avenue, east of Highway 3 and north of County Road 42.