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District teacher recognized as FOX 9's Top Teacher
Highview Middle School teacher Vickie Woehrle was named FOX 9's Top Teacher for 2012.
Bel Air wins Best Prep Stock Market Game
Fifth-graders Jack Fink, Leighton Glodek, Joe Frischman, Mason Gehring and Tenzin Dhoudon finished first out of 76 teams in Best Prep's annual Stock Market Game.
Spanish and German language students win national recognition
Mounds View senior to recite poetry at the Fitzgerald Theater
Anastasia Brodsky will be performing her memorized poetry at the Fitzgerald Theater on March 19.
Mounds View Science Olympiad team ranked 1st in state
Mounds View teacher selected for national conference
Mounds View High School teacher Martha Rush was selected by the Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE) as one of only 45 participants nation-wide to attend the "Perspectives From and On the Federal Reserve System" conference at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors facilities in Washington D.C.
District chess teams take 1st place at state championship
Island Lake students to be featured at State Capitol Art Show
Third-grader Leah Orman and fifth-grader Audrey Wu were both selected to display their artwork at the State Capitol Art Show March 25-31.
Teacher of the Year
Turtle Lake Elementary School teacher Kellie Friend was named Minnesota Council for the Social Studies (MCSS) Teacher of the Year.
Irondale grad wins Stanford engineering award
When asked to invite a pre-college teacher who was most influential in guiding him during the formative stages of his academic career, Hu selected his Irondale High School teacher Bill St. Martin.
Econ students named finalists in Federal Reserve essay contest
Students answer, "What is the value of higher education?"
District students selected for state music groups
Mounds View Schools staff and students honored for Service to Youth
District high school teachers Gretchen Zahn and Jeremy Hieb will be recognized as 2011 Exceptional Teachers at the annual TIES Educational Technology Conference.
Mounds View student wins Music Association's Young Artist Competition
Megan Ruan was named the Minnetonka Young Artist 2011.
Innovative Economic Educator
Mounds View High School teacher Martha Rush was named the 2011 Innovative Economic Educator Award winner.
National Merit students put Mounds View in the Top 10
Chippewa chess team wins at state tournament
Chippewa Middle School's Chess Club of Ethan Gin, Tyler Hong, Gabriel Lee, Nate Severtson and Kushagr Sharma won first place in the Frozen Open chess tournament and seventh place in the Minnesota state-wide chess tournament.
Class of 2011 Scholarships
This Spring, seniors from Irondale High School and Mounds View High School received scholarships acknowledging their achievements during high school and supporting their educational goals post-high school.
NSHSS recognizes Mounds View student
Megan Ruan was announced as an Academic Paper Award winner in August.
District students win State Fair awards
Mounds View students take first at Spanish competition
More than 50 Festival Quijote (the State Spanish Contest) medals were awarded to Mounds View High School students.
Mounds View students win scholarships to China
Sarah Birkholz was recently awarded a National Security Language Initiative Scholarship for Youth from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Mounds View economics teams to compete at national challenge
Mounds View High School's Economics Challenge teams will compete at the National Economics Challenge in New York City May 21-22.
Chippewa student wins Minnesota Sinfonia award
Brandon Duffy, a seventh-grade violinist at Chippewa Middle School, was named Minnesota Sinfonia's Junior Division winner for 2011.
Chippewa student wins national award for art
Emily Ruan, a 7th grader at Chippewa Middle School, will be honored at Carnegie Hall for her artwork.
Athena Award winners
Irondale High School athlete Breanna Loeschke and Mounds View High School athlete Natalie Stoltz were both named 2011 Athena Award winners.
State Honor Band
Naomi Ruetz, Ellen Brough and Nicolas Elscott were selected for membership in the Minnesota Band Directors Association Honor Band.
District students win top spots in state essay contest
Irondale sophomore Megan Rapacz and Mounds View sophomore Rebecca Snyder won first and second place in the Fleet Reserve Association's state contest.
Mounds View student wins Brain Bee competition
Mounds View High School sophomore Max Wang won third place at the National Brain Bee Competition in Baltimore.
Seventh-grader wins national essay contest
Chippewa Middle School student Laura Berglund was named a winner of the 2011 Holocaust Essay Contest.
National Merit Finalists
or the fourth consecutive year, Mounds View Public Schools ranked among the top 10 districts in the metro and the state for the most National Merit Scholarship finalists.
Star Tribune names Irondale's Meghan Lorence Metro Player of the Year
Star Tribune names Irondale's Meghan Lorence Metro Player of the Year and notices her as a "Leader on and off the ice."
National Art Educator of the Year
Valentine Hills Elementary School art teacher Mark Trampf was named the National Elementary Art Educator of the year.
State High School League recognizes Mounds View senior
Mounds View High School senior James Rafter was recently named a Region 5AA AAA winner for his accomplishments in academics, arts and athletics.
am Baglien and Rachel Odland of Mounds View Public Schools were among 79 educators honored as 2010 TIES Exceptional Teachers.
Irondale teacher recognized with Energy Education Certificate
Irondale High School physics teacher David Parent was awarded an Energy Education Certificate recently, making him one of only nine teachers in Minnesota who have qualified for this recognition.
Educator of the Year
Highview Middle School teacher Jon Larson was named 2010 Middle Level Educator of the Year.
Mounds View pianist wins symphony contest
Megan Ruan won the piano division at the 12th annual La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Rising Stars Concerto Competition.
Mounds View students named State Officers
Maddy Storrar and James Thompson were recently elected to represent Mounds View High School and Minnesota as Skills USA State Officers.
Mounds View student gets published
High school freshman, Christine Catlin, is a published, award-winning writer.
District wins international award for video
The Ava Awards announced Mounds View Public Schools as a winner of the 2010 international awards competition recently.
Irondale student named Athlete of the Week
Freshman hockey player, Samantha Donovan, was named a Pioneer Press Athlete of the week.
KARE 11 features Mounds View senior
KARE 11 names Joo Lee an Academic All Star.
Without her high-scoring partner, Lorence takes to mentoring young players
Click here to read "Half of Irondale's dynamic duo, Meghan Lorence, is still scoring goals but also teaching young players" in the January 10 Pioneer Press.
Mounds View fall sports round-up
District high schools rank in the nation's top 5 percent
Best in America
Irondale Girls' Golf state-bound
Third time in four years
Mounds View High School students Daniel Lee and Stephen Sanny earned perfect ACT scores.
Music association invites Highview band to perform
Students will perform at the Minnesota Music Educators Association's annual conference.
National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar
Mounds View senior Louis Floeder has been named a NHRP Scholar for achieving a high score on the PSAT and maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Irondale kayakers invited to Olympic Training Center
Sarah Tokos and Isaac Ridge have been invited to a weeklong camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Scholarship sends Mounds View student to Korea
Anna Pratt studied in Korea this summer after winning a National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship.
Principal of the Year
Edgewood Middle School principal Penny Howard was named Middle Level Principal of the Year.
District wrestlers on to state
District students win State Fair awards
Mounds View High School French students receive national recognition
Ayna Pirkuliyeva scored fifth nationally and Patrick Sullivan scored sixth in the nation.
Students receive national recognition for Spanish test scores
More than 100 Irondale and Mounds View High School students attained national recognition for their performance on the 2010 National Spanish Exams.
2010 District Spelling Bee Winners
Turtle Lake third-grader Aarthi Vijayakumar, Turtle Lake fourth-grader Justin Duffy and Island Lake fifth-grader Faith Kosek won first place.
Mounds View High School's Rebekah Roth has been selected as a finalist for the Minnesota Ms. Softball 2010 Award.
National Philosophy Slam winner
Highview Middle School eighth-grader Colin Catlin won fourth place in the national Kids Philosophy Slam recently.
Irondale student featured in Sports Illustrated
Rob Wilhelm was included in May 17th's "Faces in the Crowd."
District students selected for Chinese immersion program
Mounds View High School student Sarah Birkholz and William Weightman, and Irondale High School student Muquxi La were recently announced as National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship award winners.
Mounds View student council recognized among best in the state
Mounds View High School's Kristen Emmons was recognized for her strong leadership recently at the MASC State Convention in Grand Rapids. The Mounds View student council was named one of the top student councils in the state.
District students recognized for musical achievements
Chippewa Middle School's Brittany Maracotta and Mounds View High School's Lindsay Nevelainen were selected to receive the Shoreview Northern Lights Variety Band Music Incentive Award.
Students win top spots at SkillsUSA Championships
Mounds View students earn thousands of dollars in scholarship money at a state competition.
Scholastic National Writing Award goes to Highview student
Christine Catlin, an eighth-grader at Highview Middle School, was named the winner of the Gold Medal award in the national Scholastic essay contest.
Highview student to compete at National Geographic Bee
Colin Catlin earned a spot among the final 100 contestants for the Minnesota State National Geographic Bee.
Marketing Teacher of the Year
Kevin Hermann, Mounds View High School marketing teacher and DECA advisor, was recently awarded "Marketing Teacher of the Year" at the Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference.
District National Merit Finalists
In total, five Mounds View High School students and two Irondale High School students were named Finalists.
Irondale students named to All-State Ensembles
Irondale High School musicians were named among the most accomplished high school student musicians in the state recently when they were selected to participate in the 2010 All-State Ensembles.
Chippewa’s futuristic thinkers compete in D.C.
Chippewa Middle School's Future City team placed fourth in the National Future City Competition in Washington D.C. in February.
Mounds View students take first at Spanish competition
A total of 43 Mounds View High School Spanish students won medals at Festival Quijote (the State Spanish Contest) in February with 16 students winning first place.
Mounds View Senior named Miss Basketball finalist
Megan Lauck, a senior at Mounds View High School, was named a Miss Basketball 2010 finalist.
Triple A award winners named
Irondale's Allison Kraft named Region 5AA Triple A award winner.
Mounds View student to travel Germany after winning state competition
Mounds View High School German II student Luci Baker was awarded a trip to Germany based on her outstanding performance on the National Standardized German Exam.
District students chosen for MBDA Honor Band
Highview student Naomi Ruetz and Chippewa students Ellen Brough and Rachel Berglund have been selected for membership in the Minnesota Band Directors Association Middle Level Honor Band for the 2009-10 school year.
District dancers qualify for state
Irondale and Mounds View dance and kick teams will compete in the state competition February 12 and 13 at the Target Center.
National Signing Day, was a big day for five District student athletes who signed letters of intent.
Irondale athletes to compete at State Ski Meet
Jack Stang, Andrew Perry, Hailee Warnke and Luke Jankowski have been named among the top high school skiers in the state.
Student work published in Teen Ink Magazine
Irondale senior and National Achievement Scholar Keziah Ojika was published in a recent issue issue of Teen Ink Magazine.
Irondale wins School Spotlight Award
For the third consecutive year, Irondale High School was named a recipient of the Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation "School Spotlight Award."
District student, staff and parents recognized for public service
Irondale's Michelle Wheeler and Patty St. Peter will be honored with the Northwest Youth & Family Services Service to Youth Award on February 11. District parents Rand and Beth Whillock will also receive the Service to Youth Award.
Irondale Girls Hockey to compete at State Tournament
The Irondale Girls Hockey team is headed back to the State Tournament for the second consecutive year after winning their last game against Centennial in overtime.
Irondale senior named All-American
Jimmy Gjere, a senior at Irondale High School, was recognized as one of Minnesota’s best high school football players.
Athlete of the week is basketball standout
Irondale's Bryan Sprang receives recognition
Teacher of the Year
Mounds View High School's Orchestra Director, John Madura, was named Teacher of the Year for 2009 by MNSOTA, the Minnesota branch of the American String Teacher's Association.
Irondale students featured on Wheaties box
Wheelchair basketball players win national championship and Wheaties box feature before going on to compete in Australia.
A Top 10 school district
Mounds View Public Schools ranks among top schools for National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
Irondale student nominated to compete in national award program
Michelle Wheeler has been nominated to compete in the national Principal’s Leadership Award scholarship program.
Art Educator of the Year
Valentine Hills teacher Mark Trampf is honored.
Philosophy slam winners
Highview's Rebecca Johnson wins national kids' philosophy slam competition.
Coaches of the Year
Mounds View's Aaron Redman and Scott Ylkanen receive honors.
Mounds View High School students raise $650 for marrow transplant patients
First of its kind effort to serve as model
District students earn national recognition for Spanish scores
Chippewa student's essay gets published
Chippewa Middle School student Ouyang Xu earned first place in the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions state essay contest.
Mounds View students win Gold Award
Mounds View High School students Danielle Bender, Allison Jones, Katherine Koch, Katelyn Steffens and Sabrina Zappa are being honored with the Girl Scouts Gold Award for their organizational, leadership and networking skills and their efforts to fulfill a need in the community.
Turtle Lake Elementary School students Brandon Duffy, Sam Rush, Grant Delaune, Furqan Syed and Steven Skwarek win top Math Masters honors.
District French students rank among the top in the nation
Mounds View High School French students who took the Grand Concours National French Exam recently ranked second in the state and seventh in the nation.
Mounds View student named in Presidential Scholars competition
Mounds View High School senior, Divya K. Gupta, was selected as one of 12 semifinalists state-wide and one of approximately 560 semifinalists nation-wide to advance to the final round of the Presidential Scholars competition.
Chippewa Lego League competes at World Festival
Chippewa Middle School’s Lego League “Team Hydrogen Peroxide” was chosen as one of just 16 teams world-wide to compete at the FIRST Lego League Championship and World Festival in April.
Mounds View student named MASC president
Kristen Emmons, a junior at Mounds View High School, was elected president of the Minnesota Association of Student Councils (MASC) for the 2009-2010 school year.
Irondale students selected for Best 100 art show
Seven Irondale High School students were selected recently to display their artwork in the Les Farrington Best 100 Juried Art Show at the AZ Gallery in St. Paul.
Chippewa student earns perfect math score
Connor Duffy, an eighth-grader at Chippewa Middle School, was named the winner of the Minnesota Junior High Math League Radicals Division after earning a perfect score at all five math meets that took place over the course of the Minnesota Junior High Math League season.
District German students score among best in the country
Six District students were asked to compete for an all-expenses paid trip to Germany after earning high marks on the National Standardized German Exam.
Irondale wins Minnesota's School Spotlight Award
Irondale High School is one of only 11 schools in the state who have been named recipients of the 2008 Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation "School Spotlight Award."
Work in Africa lands Highview teacher in NY City
Highview Middle School teacher Patty Hall and Mounds View Public Schools volunteer Val Johnson were recognized recently at the "Inspire Summit" hosted by CNN and L’Oreal.
Irondale and Mounds View among nation’s ‘Best High Schools’
Irondale High School and Mounds View High School were both named among the best high schools in the country by U.S.News & World Report in 2009.
Minnesota School of Excellence
Pinewood Elementary School has been recognized as a 2008-2009 Minnesota School of Excellence by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association.
KSTP's Educator of the Month
Ben Pennings, a social studies teacher at Highview Middle School, was selected as KSTP's October Educator of the Month.
District ranks among top schools for National Merit Semifinalists
Once again, Mounds View Public Schools ranked among the top 10 school districts across the state for National Merit Scholar Semifinalists.
Irondale announces 2008 Hall of Fame
Irondale High School will induct six former athletes and two former high school coaches into the school's athletic Hall of Fame during a recognition banquet on September 19.
Mounds View students recognized for volunteer services
The Saint Paul Public Library will honor Mounds View High School students Alice Walker and Zeming Lu with the library’s 2008 Youth Volunteer Service Award at an appreciation celebration on October 21.
Detroit art exhibit features Irondale art teacher
Scott Krohn will be featured at the Midwest Color 2008 art exhibit September 25 to November 2 in Detroit.
Mounds View coach receives national recognition
Mounds View boys’ and girls’ tennis coach Mike Cartwright was named one of 12 national finalists for the United States Tennis Association’s Starfish Award, which honors high school coaches who implement a "no-cut" policy for their teams.
District teacher wins place in national holocaust program
Tom Franta, a social studies teacher at Irondale High School, will spend 35 days in Washington, DC, Czech Republic, Poland, and Germany this summer exploring the Multiple Perspectives of the Holocaust.
Student and staff achievements, graduation scholarship winners, and news about successful projects from around the District are all featured in the summer issue of School Talk magazine, which is available now.
Irondale student selected for national Congressional Academy
Lori Schroeder, a junior at Irondale High School, will represent her school and the state of Minnesota at the 2008 Congressional Academy for American History and Civics June 29 - July 11 in Washington, D.C.
Irondale students succeed at Personal Finance Decathlon
Joshua Chermak, Anthony Dahlin, Daniel Hurley, Matthew Lee and Todd Hanson took second place at the 2008 Minnesota State Personal Finance Decathlon.
Cultural exchange introduces Irondale to schools in Bangladesh
Irondale teacher Richard Rosivach spent two weeks in Bangladesh in March to help strengthen education systems in underdeveloped nations.
District students named Medtronic Scholars
Irondale High School students Emily Clark and Christopher Rothstein, and Mounds View High School students Kelsey Minten and Laura Rusnacko were selected by the Wallin Scholarship Program recently as 2008 Medtronic Scholars.
Valentine students raise more than $2,000 for a school in Africa
Valentine Hills Elementary students raised more than $2,000 for a service learning project that will bring clean drinking water to a school in Africa.
Mounds View students succeed at Economics Challenge
Mounds View High School ninth-graders won first place at a regional Economics Challenge competition in April.
State Spanish contest winners
Irondale and Mounds View High School Spanish students claimed some of the top spots at this year’s Concurso Estatal.
Island Lake teacher named Amazing Woman Artist
Island Lake Elementary art specialist Ann Gerold-Stibal was selected to participate in the 10 Amazing Women Artists exhibit at the Perpich Center.
Irondale students win Ordway Circle of Stars recognition
Corban Lungborg and Noelle Vainikka were announced as winners of the fourth annual Ordway Circle of Stars ART contest.
MVHS student wins Schubert Club Scholarship
Stephen Krishnan won first place in the high school and college level guitar competition at the Schubert Club's Bruce P. Carlson Student Scholarship Competition in April.
Passion Award honors District coordinator
Carol Seidenkranz, service learning coordinator for the District, will be recognized with the Minnesota Department of Education’s Passion Award at a state conference in May.
Career and Technical Center Student of the Month
Pa Chia Xiong, a senior at Mounds View High School, was named March 2008 Student of the Month for the Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center.
Irondale color guard and drumline represent the Midwest's best
Irondale High School's color guard and drumline won first place at the WGI Regional Championships.
MVHS student wins scholarship to Germany
Max Showalter is one of 30 students nationwide to receive a scholarship from the American Association of Teachers of German.
District Science Olympiad team named best in state
Mounds View High School's Science Olympiad team won the state competition in March and will go on to represent Minnesota in Washington D.C. in May.
Bel Air students recognized for 'Letters About Literature'
Haley Fuhr and Katie Manning were recognized recently as semi-finalists in the "Letters About Literature" writing contest.
District teams recognized at LEGO league championship
Island Lake Elementary, Chippewa Middle School and Mounds View High School LEGO League teams won awards at the FIRST LEGO League State Championship.
MVHS student wins Mitchell Award
Mounds View High School junior Keyona Sanchez was honored with the Mitchell Award for demonstrating leadership, public speaking and good moral character.
District German students score among nation’s best
A number of Mounds View Public Schools students scored at or above the 90th percentile on the National Standardized German Exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German.
Three teams qualify for state
Irondale student takes first place in singing competition
Patrick Villella, a junior at Irondale High School, won first place in the “Birdies for BestPrep” singing competition at the University of Minnesota, McNamara Alumni Center in late January.
Mounds View Schools staff and student honored for Service to Youth
Mounds View Public Schools staff and student will claim four "Outstanding Service to Youth" awards at the 2008 Northwest Youth and Family Services awards dinner in February.
District boasts 202 AP Scholars for 2007
The designation of AP Scholar has been given to 202 students from Mounds View Public Schools in recognition of their exceptional achievement on college-level AP exams.
Chippewa’s futuristic thinkers compete in D.C.
Chippewa Middle School's Future City team traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in the national Future City Competition after they took first place in the state for their future city design, “Shantihari,” at the state competition earlier this year.
Highview teacher named Educator of the Year 2007
The Minnesota Middle School Association named Maureen Haqq the Minnesota Middle School Level Educator of the Year 2007.
National Teacher of Excellence
Scott Hall, a teacher at Irondale, is among 24 teachers nationwide to be honored by the Secondary Section of the National Council of Teachers of English this year.
District announces 35 National Merit honorees
Mounds View Public Schools remains in the state's top five for National Merit Scholar semifinalists.
Viewer takes top honors
At the Minnesota State High School Press Association Convention, Mounds View High School’s student newspaper, The Viewer, recently received second place honors in the “Best In Show” category for newspapers of 1 -12 pages.
MVHS teacher receives Outstanding Science Teacher Award
Student nominations awarded Graham Wright the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences 2007 Outstanding Science Teacher Award.
MVHS teacher named finalist for National Language Teacher of the Year
Betty Lotterman was one of five teachers selected as a finalist for the National Language Teacher of the Year Award.
Mounds View students to play in MN Youth Symphony concerts
Minnesota Youth Symphony selected 10 Mounds View Public Schools students to perform in its 35th anniversary concert series beginning November 11th.
Turtle Lake performs encore at the Dome
Turtle Lake Elementary vocalists lead baseball fans in song for the second consecutive year.
Valentine Hills teacher publishes novel
Fourth-grade Valentine Hills teacher publishes fifth book
Edgewood student scouted by Garrison Keillor
Catie-Jo Pidel, an eighth-grader at Edgewood Middle School, took center stage on "A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor" on September 1.
Mounds View tennis star highlighted in Sports Illustrated
The August 6 issue of Sports Illustrated included Mounds View High School freshman, Wyatt McCoy.
Bel Air is Diggin' Dinos!
Artwork by Haley Fuhr, a fourth-grade student at Bel Air Elementary School in New Brighton, is being displayed in front of the Science Museum of Minnesota as part of the Twin Cities-wide Diggin' Dino's exhibit.
Swanson accepted to fellowship program in Washington D.C.
Kevin Swanson, a science teacher at Chippewa Middle School, has been chosen for a position with the Einstein Educator Fellowship program at the National Science Foundation in Washington D.C. for the 2007-08 school year.
The graduating classes of 2007
Congratulations to District graduates of 2007! Photos available here.
Guthrie among top in nation
Deb Guthrie, a classroom teacher from Valentine Hills Elementary School in Arden Hills, has been honored as a state of Minnesota recipient of the prestigious 2006 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Irondale student takes top spot in math tournament
Shui Hu completed an outstanding math season, tying for second place in the state's regular season competition and for first place at the state tournament.
Mounds View math teacher wins AP teaching award
Dan Butler, a math teacher at Mounds View High School, has been selected as the Minnesota state winner of the 2006-07 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement.
Sunnyside wins Minnesota's School Spotlight Award
Sunnyside Elementary School in New Brighton is one of only 11 schools in the state who have been named recipients of the 2006 Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation “School Spotlight Award.”
Mounds View Spanish teacher named Teacher of the Year
District teacher vies for MN Teacher of the Year
Kay Banister Schaffer, a Social Studies teacher at Mounds View High School, is one of only 11 finalists vying for the the title of Minnesota’s 2007 Teacher of the Year award. Chippewa Middle School orchestra director Connie Aiken and Turtle Lake Elementary School classroom teacher Nancy Kellerman were both named among the 35 semifinalists in this year's contest.
Valentine Hills teacher named Outstanding Educator
Deb Guthrie is among 15 recognized.
Coach Ross Fleming named Boys Section Coach of the Year
Mounds View cross country coach is in contention for State Coach of the Year
36 National Merit honorees for 2006-2007
The National Merit Scholarship program recently reported that 36 students from Mounds View Public Schools earned semifinalist, commended or achievement student status for the 2006-2007 school year.
Mounds View High School's Math team becomes state champions
Mounds View High School’s Math team took first place at this year’s state tournament in April. The team also placed first in regular season competition with a record high 547 points.
Irondale essays win Bar Association awards
Four students from Irondale High School in New Brighton wrote winning essays for this year’s Ramsey County Bar Association’s annual essay contest.
District has 162 AP Scholars for 2005
The designation of AP Scholar has been given to 162 students from Mounds View Public Schools in recognition of their exceptional achievement on college-level AP exams.
Sunnyside sweeps Stock Market Game
Three teams from Sunnyside Elementary School swept this year's Stock Market Game competition.
Irondale High School triumphant in Twin Cities Economic Challenge
Irondale students gave strong performances in head-to-head competition of economic knowledge and reasoning ability.
District has 30 National Merit honorees for 2005-2006
The National Merit Scholarship program recently reported that 30 students from Mounds View Public Schools earned semifinalist and commended status.
State grant for adult education
The District's Adult Basic Education program has received a $11,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education.
Sittko receives state's Master String Educator Award
Deb Sittko, the orchestra director at Edgewood Middle School, received the Master String Educator Award from the Minnesota String and Orchestra Teachers Association.
State honor for Adapted assistant coach
Joan Roman, a longtime adapted athletics assistant coach, has been named Assistant Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Coaches Association.
Mounds View teacher selected for honor
Martha Rush, a social studies and journalism teacher at Mounds View High School, was one of four journalism teachers in the U.S. to be selected as a Special Recognition Adviser through the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inc.
916 student takes 7th in the nation
Bryce Aoki from Mounds View High School placed 7th in the nation in the Emergency Medical Technician competition at the Health Occupations of America (HOSA) 2005 National Leadership Conference in Nashville.
Supermileage team wins state awards
Mounds View Public Schools' Supermileage team took first place at the 2005 state tournament.
Irondale BPA garners awards
More than 30 students in the Business Professional of America (BPA) class at Irondale High School qualified to compete at this year's state tournament and 14 qualified for the national competition in California.
Girl Scouts receive Gold Award
The Girl Scout Council of St. Croix Valley named 19 District students as recipients of this year's Gold Award, the highest award in girl scouting.
MVHS Spanish students take state honors
Spanish-language students from Mounds View High School in Arden Hills won 17 medals at the State Spanish contest in April.
2005-2006 All-State Musicians
15 District students named to the 2005-2006 musicians
Destination Imagination teams compete at state
Congratulations to teams from Valentine Hills, Highview and Irondale for placing at this year's Destination Imagination regional tournament and qualifying to compete at the state tournament in April.
Highview Student wins national philosophy award
Seventh-grade student Erik Johnson was named the Most Philosophical 7th grader in America.
Irondale receives state grant
Irondale was selected as one of 10 high schools to receive a grant for the Minnesota Lighthouse High School program.
Superintendent receives national leadership award
Witthuhn was named the recipient of the national Excellence in Educational Leadership Award for 2005.
MAAP students win state honors
The group's community service project took top honors at the spring conference of the Minnesota Association for Alternative Programs annual Star awards (MAAP).
916 Honors go to Mounds View students
Mounds View students Marie Johnson and Kristi Johnston took fourth place at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) state tournament.
Mounds View student named 916 Student of the Month
Mounds View student Tim Flaherty was named the April 2005 Student of the Month for the Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center.
Marketing video wins state gold medal
The District's new marketing video received the top award in a multi-media competition for public school districts in Minnesota.
MV Science Olympiad Team wins state
This winter the Science Olympiad team from Mounds View High School has had several achievements.
Mounds View student places at EMT competition
Bryce Aoki from Mounds View High School was on the team of four students from the Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center’s Emergency Medical Technician program that placed third at the 19th annual Minnesota State Emergency Care Competition.
Irondale students excel at Brain Bee
Irondale’s three contestants scored higher than 88 other students and qualified for the finals.
District schools donate more than $29,000 to Tsunami relief
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District staff named recipients of 621 Foundation grants
The 621 Foundation awarded over $50,000 to District teachers who have designed classroom projects that will enhance educational opportunities across the District.
New course named project of the year
The Area Learning Center's new interdisciplinary course, Native American Cultures, has been chosen as Project of the Year by the Minnesota Association for Alternative Programs (MAAP).
2004 AP Scholars named
The designation of AP Scholar has been given to 123 students from Mounds View Public Schools in recognition of their exceptional achievement on college-level AP exams.
Curran named Teacher of the Year
Irondale's German teacher has received the Teacher of the Year award from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German.
Two District staff win state art awards
Staff members Sally Gibson and RoAnne Elliott both received awards from the Art Educators of Minnesota.
District has 36 National Merit honorees for 2004-2005
The National Merit Scholarship program recently reported that 36 students from Mounds View Public Schools earned semifinalist, commended or achievement student status.
Irondale student races Formula One in Florida
Irondale High School junior Chase Stroscheim followed his race car dreams this fall when he participated in a week-long driver-search program in Seabring, Florida.
A seventh-grade student at Highview Middle School in New Brighton, won honorable mention recognition for her efforts in the Kids Philosophy Slam essay contest.
Staff member receives high praise from drama critic
District welcomes new teachers
Approximately 90 new teachers will become staff members this fall.
Mounds View boys’ tennis team wins state championship
The Mustangs finished the season undefeated.
Supermileage team becomes state champions
Mounds View Public Schools’ Supermileage team took first place at the state tournament in Brainerd.
Strong state showing for adapted athletics
Two District teams placed at the 2006 adapted athletics state softball tournament in June.
Chippewa teacher inducted into Minnesota Hall of Fame
Bumgarner was the first female swimming official in Minnesota.
Irondale’s Project Citizen wins big
A team of ninth-grade students from Irondale High School took first place at the state competition for the Project Citizen program.
Mounds View junior is state champion in Future Problem Solving
This is the third year in a row Thompson has been state champion.
State champion Chippewa students compete at national Future Cities competition
Three students win seventh place at national competition.
District has 19 All-State Musicians for 2004-2005
Student musicians represent both high schools in Band, Choir and Orchestra.
Mounds View German students receive accolades
German students from Mounds View High School were awarded certificates and prizes from the German Government and Goethe Institute for their accomplishments in German during the 2005-2006 school year.
Highview philosophers present at conference
Two Highview Middle School students recently participated in the PUSH to the Future conference at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
District garners medals in Spanish
Spanish-language students from Mounds View and Irondale High Schools won numeous medals at the State Spanish contest in April.