The Edina Concert Band will pay tribute to “The Tonight Show” with its upcoming 65th Annual POPS Concert.
Agape Christi Academy will be moving from Eden Prairie to neighboring Minnetonka beginning in the 2018-19 school year, officials announced last week. In its five years of operation, the academy has grown to a student body of 71, filling its current campus.
The Normandale Community College Anthropology Department will host two events next week, including a question-and-answer session with the subject of a film presentation.
Nine students from Edina High School and South View Middle School have been selected to be part of the Minnesota Band Directors Association State Honors Jazz Bands that will perform at the Minnesota Music Educators Association Midwinter Clinic. The students were selected following auditions …
The Edina Art Center will host its annual Teacher/Student Exhibition Thursday, Feb. 8, through Wednesday, March 7, at the Margaret Foss Gallery. The opening reception is free and open to the public 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, at the art center, 4701 W. 64th St.
The Edina Early Learning Center is taking registrations for 2018-19 school year programs for early learners and their families. While registrations for residents are already being accepted, registration for non-residents opens 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Due to growing enrollment, Agape Christi Academy will move from Eden Prairie to Minnetonka, starting with the 2018-2019 school year.
Staff members across the district of Eden Prairie Schools are remembering a man who spent decades with them. Joe Epping, who had served most recently as interim principal of Cedar Ridge Elementary, died Jan. 18 of reportedly natural causes.
Bloomington Jefferson High School juniors Luci Bianchi and Charles Maki and Bloomington Kennedy High School juniors Olivia Morales and Ulyses Perez Perez are this year’s Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Award nominees.
Nominations are open for the 28th annual Bloomington Public Schools Senior Achievement Awards, which recognize outstanding Jefferson and Kennedy high school seniors.
The Optimist Club of Eden Prairie is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “Can Society Function Without Respect?” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2017-18 school year.
Edina High School Thespians have been invited to perform on the main stage at the nation’s leading high school theatre festival. The International Thespian Festival is produced by the Educational Theatre Association and will take place June 25-30 at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
About a decade ago, a youth theater company solicited area students for their perspectives on bullying. The results of that survey can be seen on stage next week in the Edina Thespians production of “Mean.”
Six Edina High School students earned eight medals at the recent Ludi Romani state Latin competition at Minnehaha Academy Jan. 13. The day-long event includes oral and written competitions, as well as opportunities for students to learn more about Roman culture with board games, crafts and cooking.
A near-record 167 teachers are candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, including two candidates from Eden Prairie Schools. Daniel DeMarce and Tara Jones are among the field of teachers who have accepted their nominations and completed the required materials to become eligible for the honor.
As four new Edina School Board members are still getting used to their responsibilities, two veterans of the board are looking back on a combined 24 years of experience guiding Edina Schools.
Eden Prairie Police responded to a welfare check at Cedar Ridge Elementary for Joe Epping, the principal of the school, shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 22.
At the request of the Eden Prairie City Council, representatives of Hennepin County and an environmental/historical consultant group called 106 Group gave a presentation on recent archaeological findings made along the County State Aid Highway 61-Flying Cloud Drive reconstruction project.
The Edina Parent Communication Network’s next free presentation will cover how parents can be conscious of online communication as they raise their children in the digital age.
The Edina High School Thespians are presenting a comedy about the Lincoln Assassination for their one-act play this year.
Geographical distance and a fraught diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba can pose a challenge for tourists hoping to visit the Caribbean island. At least, though, they can see the country through the eyes of Barbara La Valleur.
At its annual organizational meeting Jan. 8, the Edina School Board elected Leny Wallen-Friedman to serve as board chair for the next calendar year. Other officer positions are Sarah Patzloff, vice chair; Matt Fox, treasurer; Ellen Jones, assistant treasurer; Erica Allenberg, clerk; Amir Gha…
Four hundred young diplomats from around the Twin Cities gathered at Edina High School Jan. 13 to solve the world’s problems, or at least practice for that mission.
The Normandale Community College Theatre Department’s production of “She Kills Monsters” has been invited to perform at the Region V Kennedy American College Theatre Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, this month.
The Edina School Board approved bids Dec. 19 for the remaining construction projects related to the district’s Next Gen Facilities Plan. Bidding for all projects funded by the $124.9 million bond referendum, passed by voters in 2015, is now complete and the facilities plan remains on target …
School teachers certainly have their share of objectives to meet, from specific skills and knowledge to facilitating student growth from social and other perspectives.
Bloomington Public Schools Supt. Les Fujitake has been appointed to the Governor’s Workforce Development Board, which works to strengthen the skills of Minnesota’s workforce.
Tonka United players and Girl Scouts are sharing their love of soccer by hosting a girls sports camp and a soccer clinic for elementary school children Jan. 20-28 in San Carlos, Nicaragua.
At its Dec. 11 meeting, the Edina School Board approved the calendar for the 2018-19 school year, but tabled action on the proposed 2019-20 calendar following discussion about the placement of spring break in 2020.
At its Dec. 11 meeting, the Edina School Board approved a final budget for the 2017-18 school year, which includes all of the district’s operating funds – general, community service and building funds. The final budget updates the preliminary budget, which was approved by the School Board in…