Learn about the latest news from Royal Oaks Elementary School.
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) is planning for the future to address community growth and student needs through a long-range facility planning process.
The second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (for students who attended the first clinic at Pullman Elementary on Jan. 8) will be administered from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 at Pullman Elementary School. This clinic is also open for anyone who needs a COVID-19 booster shot. Booster shots for some age groups may have limited availability.
Four SoWashCo Schools teachers are part of a field of 77 candidates for the title of 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. A panel will narrow the list to a group of semifinalists and a winner will be selected by May 1.
Congratulations and good luck to these SoWashCo Schools teachers. Thank you for your dedication to our students:
- Younna Eiden-Giel - Social Studies Teacher at Park High School
- MacKenzie Hildahl - English/Language Arts Teacher at East Ridge High School
- Kiersten Jaeger - Spanish Teacher at Park High School
- Andrea Welvaert - Autism Spectrum Disorder and Center Based Program Teacher at Cottage Grove Middle School
The State of Minnesota is offering families a $200 Visa gift card if their child is ages 5-11 and is fully vaccinated in January and February. To learn more about eligibility and to register, visit the state’s Kids Deserve A Shot Website.
Light the Night, previously Pennies for Patients, begins on Tuesday, January 18th and runs through January 28th. Help us reach our goal!
The school board approved the 2022-23 school calendar during its regular business meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20.
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) will implement new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for quarantine and isolation.
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) is now at a critical stage that will result in multiple cancellations or delays for bus routes in the mornings and afternoons. Families will be notified by phone and text, with as much notice as possible, if their child’s morning or afternoon route is expected to be impacted.
The first two days after winter break (Jan. 4-5) have shown a steady number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in our schools.
Due to ongoing supply chain issues, our milk vendor can only provide limited amounts of milk because of a carton shortage. The limited supply will be distributed to elementary schools for lunch beginning Jan. 4. This means milk cannot be provided to middle and high schools and is not guaranteed at all elementary schools.