Garlough Environmental Magnet School offers a rigorous environmental studies program emphasizing science, technology, and math for grades K-4.


Garlough teacher Heather Wilsey named WEM Regional Award recipient
Posted on 05/21/2015
Heather Wilsey, a first grade teacher at Garlough Environmental Magnet School, has been named a WEM Regional Award recipient for Ethics in Education. She is the third Garlough teacher to receive a WEM award in the last three years.  READ MORE...
Volunteers needed for summer critter care
Posted on 05/15/2015
Love animals? Try Critter-sitting for one of our fabulous GEMS animals this summer!  READ MORE...
VIDEO: District 197 Happenings & Highlights - April 2015
Posted on 05/11/2015
Take a look back at the news and events in District 197 for the month of April 2015, including the Green Ribbon District announcement from the U.S. Department of Education and the Henry Sibley spring musical "Guys and Dolls".  READ MORE...
Garlough 2nd grader wins "What My Father Means to Me" Essay Contest
Posted on 04/30/2015
Elsa Houge, a 2nd grader at Garlough, was named the winner of the "What My Father Means to Me" Essay Contest. Elsa's essay was chosen from nearly 3,300 entries for the 2nd grade level.  READ MORE...
School District 197 named a 2015 U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon District
Posted on 04/22/2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools a 2015 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District.  READ MORE...
Charlton St. Road Construction - Starts April 27
Posted on 04/02/2015
Dakota County Parks will be constructing a pedestrian underpass near Garlough to connect the River to River Greenway trail system. Families and visitors should plan to access the school parking lot from the north during construction. Those coming from the south end of the school should follow posted detours.  READ MORE...