South metro school briefs: Three levy information sessions to be held

  • Updated: September 10, 2013 - 2:24 PM


Three levy information sessions to be held

District 194 will hold three sessions to inform residents about the $5.6 million levy that will be on the ballot this Nov. 5. If approved, the proposal would raise property taxes on an average-priced Lakeville home by $169 annually for 10 years.

The sessions will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, at 10 a.m. Sept. 26 and at 7 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Crystal Lake Education Center, 16250 Ipava Road in Lakeville.

For more information, go to


Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

Girls’ lacrosse clinic offered for beginners

The Rosemount High School girls lacrosse team, in collaboration with District 196 Community Education, will hold a “Give it a Shot” beginner’s clinic for girls who are new to the sport and interested in learning more.

The clinic will be held at Diamond Path Elementary School on Saturdays, Sept. 21 through Oct. 12.

Sessions for second- through fourth-grade girls will be held from 9 to 10 a.m., with a session for fifth- through seventh-grade girls held from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

To register, go to For questions, contact Jeff Smith, the RHS girls head coach, at or Community Education at 651-423-7920.


Prior Lake-Savage

Glendale school given ‘excellence’ tag

The Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) has named Glendale Elementary School in Savage a 2013-14 Minnesota School of Excellence.

Glendale is the only south metro school to get the award, which is given to schools that demonstrate a commitment to 21st century teaching and learning.

To win the award, a school’s staff, students and community must create a School of Excellence school improvement plan and implement it effectively. Sam Richardson is the school’s principal.

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