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Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.


"Tech Warriors" provide device support and gain post-secondary skills
Posted on 02/05/2016
New to Henry Sibley this year, the "Tech Warriors" program allows students to develop valuable career skills while sharing their expertise and providing technical support for their fellow classmates.  READ MORE...
Make a contribution to Henry Sibley Dollars for Scholars
Posted on 02/03/2016
Help provide scholarships to Henry Sibley students pursuing post-secondary education after graduation.  READ MORE...
LIVEGREEN Week – February 1-5
Posted on 01/28/2016
Celebrate sustainability in District 197 with a week of fun activities!  READ MORE...
EmPowerED Update: Focus on Friendly Hills
Posted on 01/27/2016
Check in on iPad implementation at Friendly Hills Middle School with this quick video.  READ MORE...
Another year of growth for InSciEd Out at Heritage
Posted on 01/15/2016
The expanding partnership between Heritage E-STEM Magnet School, the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota continues to provide new learning opportunities for a growing number of students.  READ MORE...
Mendota students extend learning through music residency
Posted on 01/13/2016
Local musician Charlie Maguire shared his lifetime of experiences in the music industry with students at Mendota Elementary School, helping them compose and perform their own songs related to the all-school theme of "water."  READ MORE...
Kindergarten Registration for 2016-17 starts Jan. 26
Posted on 12/21/2015
All of the district's elementary schools will hold a kindergarten registration event for families.  READ MORE...
Upcoming winter music concerts
Posted on 12/07/2015
The public is invited to the winter music concerts performed by Friendly Hills, Heritage and Henry Sibley students.  READ MORE...