Robbinsdale Area Schools will host a series of upcoming workshops for parents to prepare new kindergartners entering the district next fall. Let's Get Ready for Kindergarten is a new series of workshops and resources to provide families with practical tools to have their new kindergartner ready on day one. Each workshop is offered at no charge to families.
Cooper High School's Students In Action team takes third at Minnesota region competition
Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:26
Cooper High School's Students In Action team ("CIA") won third place and took home a gold banner at the Minnesota region Students in Action Spring Competition April 18. The competition included an online survey and an oral presentation on service efforts over the past year. The team also received a gold banner for their work. The girls are junior Pachia Xiong, senior Pakou Vang, junior Allison Merkl, junior Abigail Merkl and junior Madison Nichols.
The Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) Board of Directors and Interim CEO announced on Wednesday, May 13 the MUL will not seek to renew for the 2015-2016 academic year its contract with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) for the Urban League Academy (ULA). The alternative high school will close on June 5, 2015 ending a 40-year partnership.
Semifinalists for President of North Hennepin Community College named
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:46
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named four semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of North Hennepin Community College. The candidates are Matt Entenza, Barbara McDonald, Landon Pirius, and Tony Summers.
A BRIGHT FUTURE ON THE HORIZON: Amira Warren-Yearby selected as the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:41
ThreeSixty Journalism, a nonprofit program of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas, has selected ThreeSixty student Amira Warren-Yearby as the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar. Warren-Yearby will receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to study Communication and Journalism at St. Thomas starting in Fall 2015.