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WMS rolls out iPads to eighth-graders

August 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With dance music pulsating through Worthington Middle School’s cafeteria Monday morning along with plenty of colorful, flashing lights, there was definitely a party vibe.

Rightfully so, since the school’s eighth-graders were be…continue reading on dglobe.com

Making music

May 10, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

District 518 band and orchestra perform Monday and Tuesday nightWORTHINGTON Hundreds of student instrumentalists will toot their own hornsand serenade on their stringsduring 2012-13 spring finale concerts Monday and Tuesday evenings at the Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium. Continue Reading

Bus barn blueprint

April 30, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

To save money, District 518 will build its own garage for school busesWORTHINGTON In an effort to get more competitive quotes and to have a money-saving asset, District 518 is moving forward with constructing a new bus garage. Continue Reading

Districts hope to continue early start to school year

February 25, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As they near the end of the first three years of the Flexible Learning Year (FLY) program, 22 area school districts have submitted an application to participate in the program for another three years.
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District 518 board approves FLY annual report, sets date for Truth in Taxation meeting

September 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

District 518 float wins top prize in King Turkey Day parade
WORTHINGTON The September meeting of the District 518 Board of Education, hosted Tuesday at the Worthington High School (WHS) media center, was snappy and routine. Continue Reading

District 518 up, down on state test scores

September 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Math proficiency sees decline while reading shows improvement
WORTHINGTON Worthington School District 518 students experienced mixed results in the statewide math and reading assessment tests. Continue Reading

District 518 falls below state average for science MCA-II

August 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Worthington Public School District 518 students are making slow progress in the science Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II test as reflected in the latest results released Aug. 12. Continue Reading

District 518 approves specialist contract

August 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON District 518 Board of Education approved a contract for a technology integration specialist at its regular school board meeting Tuesday. Continue Reading

School board to add new kindergarten teacher

June 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON In an effort to keep an ideal class size, the District 518 Board of Education approved hiring a kindergarten teacher on Tuesday, bringing to the total number of sections from 10 to 11. Continue Reading

Board approves teacher salaries

May 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The District 518 Board of Education approved salary increases for teachers and other positions Tuesday despite one board member’s protest not over the amount, but over the method for determining the salary amount.
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