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Kindergarten Registration for 2019-20 starts January 17
Posted on 12/18/2018
Kindergarten Registration at all District 197 elementary schools for 2019-20 will start on January 17 with an open house event at each building. After January 17 families can register at each school in the main office.  READ MORE... about Kindergarten Registration for 2019-20 starts January 17
Henry Sibley fall sports wrap up
Posted on 11/30/2018
Highlights from cross country, football, boys and girls soccer, girls swimming and diving, girls tennis, and volleyball.  READ MORE... about Henry Sibley fall sports wrap up
Truth-in-Taxation hearing will be Dec. 3
Posted on 11/21/2018
In Minnesota, all school districts are required to hold public meetings to review the taxes payable each year and to certify compliance with the Truth-in-Taxation Law.   READ MORE... about Truth-in-Taxation hearing will be Dec. 3
Somerset’s SPIFF program celebrates 30 years of friendships
Posted on 11/20/2018
Special Pals in Fun Friendships (SPIFF), a program that pairs 2nd grade students with older adults, is responsible for creating nearly 2,000 friendships over the past three decades.  READ MORE... about Somerset’s SPIFF program celebrates 30 years of friendships
Preschool Preview Event - November 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Posted on 11/13/2018
Parents and guardians are invited to learn more about preschool options for children who will be ages three or four in the fall of 2019. Tour the West St. Paul facility, learn about curriculum, meet the teachers and more!  READ MORE... about Preschool Preview Event - November 29, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Sibley students named National Merit Commended Scholars
Posted on 11/01/2018
Henry Sibley High School and School District 197 congratulate seniors Melissa Yang, Aiden Jacobs and Blake Krisko, who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program as Commended Scholars.  READ MORE... about Sibley students named National Merit Commended Scholars
Bailey Hart receives Target's Women in Science and Technology award
Posted on 10/26/2018
Henry Sibley sophomore Bailey Hart was one of only 25 young women in and around the Twin Cities to be honored for their dedication to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through Target’s Women in Science and Technology program.  READ MORE... about Bailey Hart receives Target's Women in Science and Technology award
Discover District 197 Schools Nov. 5-16
Posted on 10/24/2018
In November all District 197 schools will open their doors to offer open house and informational events for families.  READ MORE... about Discover District 197 Schools Nov. 5-16
Vic Fischer named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
Posted on 09/28/2018
Henry Sibley senior Vic Fischer has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist, putting him in the top one-percent of all U.S. high school seniors.  READ MORE... about Vic Fischer named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
Seventy-nine students earn AP Scholar Awards
Posted on 09/27/2018
Congratulations to the 79 current and former Sibley students who earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards for their exceptional performance on AP Exams in the 2017-18 school year.  READ MORE... about Seventy-nine students earn AP Scholar Awards
Free meals available to area children again this summer
Posted on 05/23/2018
The district will provide free, healthy breakfast and lunch meals at three schools to all children 18 and under as part of the Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.  READ MORE... about Free meals available to area children again this summer