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School board filing period opens July 30

June 17, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Rosemount residents interested in a spot on the District 196 School Board might want to start working on their campaign speeches. Continue Reading

Rosemount High School debaters scramble to prepare for nationals

June 17, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

A season of limited preparation time and conflicting schedules is ending in perhaps the most appropriate way for Rosemount High School debaters Wesley Just and Andrew Hanson: with a rushed, mostly unexpected trip to the National Forensics League national tournament this weekend in Alabama. Continue Reading

Superintendent gets a 2 percent raise

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Independent School District 196 superintendent Jane Berenz will get a 2 percent raise effective July 1 that will bring her salary to $195,840. Continue Reading

School district will survey residents

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Independent School District 196 will conduct a phone survey this month to find out how residents feel about district services and whether they would support a levy in the fall. Continue Reading

Saturday was graduation day at Rosemount High School

June 3, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

The threat of rain forced Rosemount High School’s graduation exercises inside Saturday night, but that didn’t diminish the excitement of the night for the 517 students who received their diplomas at the RHS gym. Continue Reading

For students, a sobering reminder before prom

May 16, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Rosemount High School held a mock car crash Thursday morning, providing a graphic reminder to juniors and seniors of what can happen if they drink and drive. Continue Reading

Bond refunding could save Rosemount district $1 million

March 30, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

The District 196 School Board approved a bond refunding last week that is expected to save the district $1.3 million over the next 10 years. Continue Reading

Lease up soon for zoo school, but then what?

March 29, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

In June of 2014, the lease Independent School District 196 has with the city of Apple Valley for its School of Environmental Studies building will run out. And then? Well, nobody’s entirely sure what will happen. Continue Reading

Rosemount High School band chosen for Rose Parade

October 26, 2012 in Rosemount Town Pages

There will be a little bit of Rosemount in the 2014 Rose Parade.
The Rosemount High School marching band learned Thursday it has been chosen to perform in the 125th annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1 in Pasadena. Continue Reading

Choir students get some outside help

January 29, 2012 in Rosemount Town Pages

Members of Home Free Vocal Band, a Mankato-based a capella group, worked with members of Rosemount High School choirs recently. Students got lessons on beat boxing and music arranging, among other things, and got a performance by the group. Continue Reading