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Annual Coats for Kids drive underway
Edina Homecoming parade
Published September 25, 2012 at 3:46 pm
In new approach to instruction, Richfield Middle School pads its teacher roster
Published September 25, 2012 at 11:26 am
Plans to turn the old Bartholomew house into a “cutting edge” museum, full of interactive gizmos, Plexiglas displays, graphs and charts, will destroy the delightful experience of entering a house that immediately takes one back to the 1800′s. The Bartholomew house is not even large enough to...
Fun and games lure families to Richfield’s Centennial Elementary
Published September 25, 2012 at 11:09 am
The blacktop and playing field outside Centennial Elementary School in Richfield bustled until sunset last Thursday for the school’s first annual Fall Festival. Richfield High School varsity football players led students and their parents in games like the ring toss and cake walk. Kids...
Both state AP scholars are from Eden Prairie
Published September 19, 2012 at 10:50 am
Eden Prairie High School senior Emily Xie and 2012 graduate He Li were named the 2012 State Advanced Placement Scholars for Minnesota. State Scholars are the female and male students who have scored three or higher on the greatest number of AP exams and who have the highest average grade on all AP...
Eden Prairie High School National Merit Semifinalists named
Published September 19, 2012 at 10:49 am
Sixteen Eden Prairie High School seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists based on their scores from PSAT tests taken in their junior year. They represent the top one-half of one percent of all junior students in the country who took the PSAT last year. Kobie B. Spaeth is also a...
Scheduling for Eden Prairie High School conferences is available
Published September 19, 2012 at 10:48 am
First term conferences for Eden Prairie High School families will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, and on Thursday, Oct. 4, noon to 4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., in the main commons of the high school. The online scheduling site will be open starting Monday, Sept. 17 through Wednesday, Sept. 26 for parents...
Bloomington Jefferson student goes to Washington, D.C.
Published September 19, 2012 at 10:29 am
Bloomington’s Megan Jacobson was recently selected to participate in Girls Nation, a program of the American Legion Auxiliary that sends girls to Washington, D.C., to learn about civic involvement and government. Prior to the weeklong program in July, Jacobson was designated as one of two girls...
Edina schools above average in assessment
Published September 18, 2012 at 2:55 pm
The second go-around of the new state assessment puts some Edina schools into the top percentile in the state. The district showed growth on the Multiple Measurement Rating released Aug. 30, based on 2012 assessments. A district’s MMR result is comprised of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment...
In a bold turnaround, Sheridan Hills makes the climb
Published September 13, 2012 at 1:00 am
After being told their school was one of the worst performing in the state, staff and students at Sheridan Hills Elementary school could walk through the doors on the first day of school last week with heads held high. The Richfield school showed the biggest improvement in the metro area in the...
Programming for 3-year-olds among district wants for Richfield School District
Published September 12, 2012 at 9:54 am
The Richfield School Board last week began putting together a wish list of changes they might like to see enacted in the state legislature. Each year the Minnesota School Board Association compiles its platform, a series of resolutions that school board representatives vote on at the...