South-West Review Schools

Mon
07
Aug

Schools set referendums for November elections

The school boards of both South St. Paul Public Schools and Inver Grove Heights Schools have approved putting two questions each on the upcoming November ballot.

South St. Paul

Sun
30
Jul

Several South-West school board seats up for election

There are six school board seats up for election this year in the South-West coverage area. 

Candidate filing for the seats opens on Tuesday, Aug. 1 and closes Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Mon
20
Feb

More charges filed against South St. Paul teacher


Melanie Sue Parkin

After having charges filed against her in connection with a Woodbury Walgreens robbery, Melanie Sue Parkin of South St. Paul is facing additional charges for similar robberies involving prescription painkillers.

Sun
05
Feb

Local teachers on candidate list for Minnesota Teacher of the year


James Autio

Two area teachers are on the list of nominees for the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Sun
17
Apr

2016 Athena Award winners announced

Several local high school girls are among the recipients of 2016 St. Paul Area Athena Award. 

Sun
03
Apr

New charter school to open fall 2016 in Inver Grove Heights


Discovery Charter School will be located at 4100 66th St. E., in Inver Grove Heights, right off Concord Boulevard. (Hannah Burlingame/Review staff)

Discovery Charter will focus on STEM programming

Inver Grove Heights will be home to a new charter school that administrators say will be one of the first of its kind. 

Discovery Charter School STEM Fuse will open in time for the 2016-2017 school year.

Discussions about forming the new independent public school began two years ago, said Dan Hurley, executive director. He explained that Discovery applied for a start-up grant, which it received from the Minnesota Department of Education for $625,000.

Sun
14
Feb

Renovated South St. Paul Secondary building tours scheduled

South St. Paul Public Schools is planning opportunities for community members to tour the newly renovated South St. Paul Secondary Building.

Sun
31
Jan

Giving back in more than one way

To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)
To thunderous applause and cheers from the students and staff of Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet, Great Lakes employees Nick Anderson, second from left, Carrie Hansen, middle, and Ann Scott presented Principal Mark Quinn with a check at an assembly on Jan. 27. (Hannah Burlingame/Review)

Great Lakes Higher Education, a national non-profit student loan servicer, is giving back to local communities in more than one way.

Sun
13
Dec

Visitation announces new head of school

Rene Gavic
Rene Gavic

Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights announced last week that Rene Gavic has been named head of school, effective July 1, 2016.

Sun
08
Nov

Four of five candidates nab seats on Inver Grove Heights School Board

Susan Gliva
Susan Gliva

Five candidates ran for four open seats for Inver Grove Heights Community Schools' School Board elections Nov. 3.

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