Area Briefs

Metcalf Junior High’s Media Center recently received a $2,000 donation for its non-fiction fundraiser from Sarah Rindt, financial associate for Thrivent Financial in Burnsville. “This is such a wonderful donation that will give us the opportunity to replenish our non-fiction books. We are so appreciative of Thrivent’s generosity,” said Bobby Griffiths, Metcalf’s media specialist. For [...]

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Following is the agenda for the 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, special meeting of the District 194 School Board in the District Office. 1. Preliminary Actions a. Call to Order b. Roll Call 2. Discussion a. Personalized Learning: iLearn 2.0 & Technology Infrastructure 3. Adjournment Following is the agenda for the 7 p.m. Tuesday, April [...]

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Camp Invention, an educational program for students in grades 1-6, will be offered at three District 196 elementary schools this summer. • Oak Ridge Elementary, Eagan, June 16-19. • Red Pine Elementary, Eagan, June 23-27. • Greenleaf Elementary, Apple Valley, July 7-11. This year’s program is “MORPHED!” It features the Super Go module, for which [...]

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All four District 196 high schools have theater productions opening within the next three weeks. Apple Valley High School will perform “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” April 24-27; call 952-431-8208 for ticket information. Eagan High School will present “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” April 25-26 and May 2-3; call the box office at 651-683-6964 [...]

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Habon Ali of Eagan High School received the Wells Fargo Spotlight on the Arts Award of Excellence at the 2014 Class AA state high school speech tournament. The award program is part of the Spotlight on the Arts campaign, a program established by Wells Fargo and the Minnesota State High School League to increase awareness [...]

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