In a national context of schools removing books and teachers being restricted—especially on topics of race and LGBTQ+ issues—ISD 197 will begin using a supplemental anti-bias curriculum to help kids from a range of identities feel welcomed and included.
Following new CDC guidance, the ISD 197 school board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, March 1 to consider dropping the mask requirement.
Garlough kindergarten teacher Anne Bolsem has been named a candidate for the annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
The Optimist Club of West St. Paul hosted the 25th annual ISD 197 spelling bee and crowned winners for each school and a champion in each division. Winning words? “Chaucerian” and “conurbation.”
The omicron variant of COVID-19 is prompting closures and staff shortages at local businesses and schools.
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