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Annual Coats for Kids drive underway
Summertime blues, drum bash at EPHS
Published July 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm
Countdown to referendum reckoning begins
Published July 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm
Amendments this fall on voter ID and gay marriage have enacted a substantial push from advocates to get people to check “No” on their ballots this fall. In Richfield, though, Christine Maleck wants to make sure poll-goers don’t blindly check “No” on every box they see. That’s...
Eden Prairie Stars of the Week
Published July 19, 2012 at 2:58 pm
Gordy Stodola This Eden Prairie golfer shot a hole in one on the 130-yard, fifth hole at Begin Oaks Golf Course using a 6-iron. Morgan Oie The Minnesota Girls Lacrosse Coaches Association named this 2012 Eden Prairie High School graduate to its all-state team. Oie sparked the Eagles to a...
EPHS teachers attend summer seminars
Published July 18, 2012 at 9:52 am
Two Eden Prairie High School social studies teachers will attend prestigious summer seminars to advance their knowledge on the subjects they teach. Attendance at these seminars is competitive and is awarded after a lengthy application process. Pam Skaar Meier will attend a weeklong seminar at...
EPHS students made their trip to Greece
Published July 18, 2012 at 9:51 am
A group of 22 Eden Prairie High School students and teacher Pam Skaar Meier walked in ancient footsteps on their recent trip to Greece. The students walked in the steps of Homer, visiting Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Corinth, Patras and Nauplia. They also attended a performance of Verdi’s opera “La...
Sheridan Hills floats its boats at Aquatennial
Published July 18, 2012 at 9:37 am
Richfield’s Sheridan Hills Elementary School competed in the Minneapolis Aquatennial Milk Carton Boat races for the second time ever last Sunday. After winning last year’s 12-and-under race, the Sheridan crew took home another prize, winning first-place for creativity in the bovine-themed...
‘Bye Bye Birdie’ takes the stage next week in Bloomington
Published July 17, 2012 at 4:03 pm
The 2012 Bloomington summer musical production of “Bye Bye Birdie” takes the stage next week. Performances are July 25-28 in the Jefferson High School auditorium, 4001 W. 102nd St. Performances are 7 p.m. nightly with a 2 p.m. matinee on July 28. Winner of four Tony Awards, the musical tells...
Edina superintendent sits on education finance group
Published July 17, 2012 at 1:41 pm
A group of education and legislative leaders is attempting for the second time to reform how education in Minnesota is financed. Edina Public Schools Supt. Ric Dressen is one of three dozen members of the Minnesota Department of Education’s Education Finance Working Group that is meeting with the...
EPHS Student scores perfect ACT
Published July 10, 2012 at 5:02 pm
Joshua Fourre earned a perfect composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test. He will be an Eden Prairie High School senior this fall. While the actual number of students earning a perfect score varies from year to year, roughly one tenth of one percent will achieve a 36. In a letter recognizing...
SW ADHD connection meets Aug. 13 in Eden Prairie
Published July 10, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Families with attention issues face challenges that friends might not understand. Southwest Metro AD/HD Connection provides a rare opportunity to meet others like you and to learn, discuss and share strategies. It’s free, fun, informative and helpful for parents and adults. When: Monday, Aug....