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  • Collection: Establishment of ISD 199

61-05-23 Simley sets records in its first year.pdf
A 1961 newspaper article by Don Heinzman of theSt. Paul Dispatch detailing Simley High School's 1960-61 school year. Details include the building's completion after students had already begun classes and the greater number of opportunities enjoyed by…

district 9 schoolhouse 1936.jpg
The schoolhouse for Common School District #9, built in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration. Closed in the late 1950s, according to local historian Lois Glewwe, when the district merged with Rosemount, the building remains standing at Rich…

1959 breaking ground simley.png
A picture of former South Saint Paul superintendent I.T. Simley at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the high school that would bear his name, serving the residents of what would in 1965 become Inver Grove Heights.

Scrapbook of Simley.pdf
This undated scrapbook includes records from the school districts that predated Independent School District 199, the founding of Simley High School, and other documents related to the founding of Inver Grove Heights.

1963_ 199 superintendent to 198 on debt.pdf
ISD 199 superintendent K.O. Dahlager informed the members of School District 198 that in light of an unattached opinion of the Minnesota Attorney General regarding debt assumption of school districts, ISD 199 would not seek to consolidate with…

1962 tax rates Inver Grove-Pine Bend schools.pdf
List of the millage rates for ISD 199 in 1962 compared to 1961, including estimates of the effects of consolidating ISD 199 with School District 198 (the district comprising present-day Salem Hills Elementary).

1962-03-06 debt assumption and district consolidation.pdf
Explanation of the history of the debts of ISD 199, the growth of the district through annexation of smaller school districts, and building plans approved in 1956, 1959, and 1960.

1959 SSP to kick out Inver Grove.pdf
SSP claims that they will no longer aid Inver Grove students in their schooling.

1959 new Simley plans to be revealed.pdf
Information surrounding the new high school in Inver Grove Heights will be given to the public.

Newly built Simley Auditorium
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