Eastview High School students received a dose of financial reality this fall participating in a “Reality Fair” sponsored by Wings Financial.
Parents interested in having their child attend a District 196 magnet school for next school year can now apply. Enrollment at magnet schools is determined by a lottery and is limited to space available.
Voters in District 196 approved a levy referendum question and elected incumbent School Board members Jackie Magnuson, Joel Albright and Sachin Isaacs, and newcomer Cory Johnson.
District 196 students scored higher than the state and national averages on the ACT college admissions test in 2019. The average composite score for District 196 students is 23.0 out of a possible 36.
Lifelong distance runner and Eastview High School cross-country and track and field coach Tom Sharp has completed several times before. But this year’s running of the Twin Cities Marathon was a more rewarding challenge than previous marathons, as he crossed the finish line pushing junior Ryan Costley.
District 196 students and staff stood up for kindness and spoke out against bullying on Oct. 23 in recognition of Unity Day. The annual day is held in conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month efforts each October.
For the 17th year in a row, District 196 has earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). “This award represents a significant achievement and reflects your commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting,” said ASBO International Executive Director David Lewis.
Enrollment in District 196 reached a new all-time high this year and is projected to continue growing over the next several years. As of Oct. 1 there were 29,223 students enrolled.