District 196

District 196 Director of Finance and Operations Jeff Solomon is one of three school business professionals selected to receive a 2014 Pinnacle of Achievement Award from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International. Solomon was nominated for his work leading to development of a fee management system that District 196 parents use to sign [...]

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The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District unanimously approved a proposal to borrow from the district’s reserves to balance the budget in 2014-2015 and avoid making cuts. District 196 revenues in 2014-15 are predicted to be $318.3 million but expenditures are projected to be $323.4 million, which leaves the district with a $5.06 million shortfall. Since beginning [...]

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Mary Braun retires after 15 years in education Sadie, an 11-year-old black lab, has been a fixture at Glacier Hills Elementary in Eagan for more than a decade. Children in Mary Braun’s second-grade class eagerly await her visits and a chance to read Sadie her favorite books. But last week marked Sadie’s last visit, since [...]

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Amari Brown says teacher inspired her to help others A few years ago, Amari Brown didn’t like going to school. It wasn’t that she didn’t like her classes or the teachers, it was the constant bullying she was victim to. After enduring the bullying for the better part of two years, Brown transferred for her [...]

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Members of the Rosemount High School Class of 2014 received their diplomas during a commencement ceremony Saturday, June 7, in the high school gymnasium. Sawyer Murray was the student speaker. Economics teacher Kurt Bills was the faculty speaker. More photos are online at SunThisweek.com.  (Photos by Jennifer Chick)

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