Friendly Hills Middle School focuses on high expectations, well-rounded curriculum and outstanding opportunities for growth for students in grades 5-8.


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...
VIDEO: Happenings & Highlights - March 2015
Posted on 04/10/2015
Take a look back at the news and events in District 197 for the month of March 2015, including I Love to Read Month celebrations and the unveiling of EmPowerED - the district's technology implementation plan.  READ MORE...
Students gain leadership skills and a global perspective through Model U.N.
Posted on 04/02/2015
More than 60 students in District 197 participated in the Model United Nations program this school year, culminating with the state conference on March 26-28.  READ MORE...
Introducing EmPowerED - District 197's Technology Plan
Posted on 03/11/2015
Classroom technology will be used to transform instruction, personalize learning and prepare our students for college and careers in the 21st century.  READ MORE...
Friendly Hills student advances to state geography bee
Posted on 03/05/2015
Congratulations to Friendly Hills eighth grader Oliver McEllistrem who will be participating in the National Geographic state geography bee on March 27.  READ MORE...