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Finding a Just Right Book

It is important that students read books and texts that they can both decode (read the words) and comprehend (understand the meaning). This is referred to as a “just right” book or text.

transportation opt in

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) will continue the opt-in transportation system to help ensure the most efficient routing for general education students eligible to ride a school bus.

triple a award

The Triple “A” Award is a Minnesota State High School League Award that recognizes seniors excelling in academics, arts and athletics. Teachers, coaches, directors and advisors nominate students.

core value excellence

We would like to thank all our transportation staff and want to highlight 4 staff members for their outstanding dedication.

belonging book club

Ona Wilcox, a fifth-grade teacher at Pine Hill Elementary,  created “Belonging,” an after-school book club for elementary-age girls of African and African American descent.

literacy is everywhere

The word “literacy” has gotten a lot of attention lately – and that’s a good thing! When you hear the word “literacy” what do you think of? Some people may think of reading, or reading and writing, but literacy is so much more than that.