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The city of Minneapolis Planning Commission has approved most of Minnehaha Academy’s requests to make their proposed field improvements, but not the one needed to install a new synthetic turf … more
Lisa Sayles-Adams, the new Minneapolis Public School (MPS) Superintendent, has been on the job for less than three months and has already participated in two major contract negotiations. Plus, she is … more
SCHOOL BOARD STUDENT REPS The Minneapolis Board of Education has announced juniors Elliston Rounds  and Leo Peralta (bottom right) will serve as the 2024 Student Board Representatives. Rounds … more
Every artist has an interesting origin story. But nothing compares with how Mark Rivard got started. Rivard began illustrating skateboards with Sharpie markers in the early 2000s. That led to an … more
Due in part to high demand, parents who want to place their kids in summer rec programs or summer camps should being vetting such programs and camps well in advance of summer. The following are a … more
Jan. 12-13, 2024, the Roosevelt High School Debate team competed in the MSHSL Minnesota State Debate Tournament. Students from all across Minnesota gathered for high quality, rigorous, debate, and we … more
  I'm sharing information Nokomis Pride FC provided this month: Established in 2022, Nokomis Pride FC is a soccer team made up of players aged 30 and above, mainly residing in the … more
In the fall of 2023, two students from Yinghua Academy Chinese immersion school in northeast Minneapolis went on the trip of a lifetime. Keewaydin resident and sixth grader Sage Houdek and seventh … more
Minneapolis Public Schools is getting a new superintendent in February. On Dec. 1, with the support of both southside school board directors, the Minneapolis Public School (MPS) Board of … more
It’s a holiday tradition that helps about 250 Minneapolis families each year. On Friday, Dec. 15, 2023, Roosevelt High School’s 53rd annual “Operation Holiday Basket” kicked … more
All students in the state of Minnesota will get free breakfast and lunch starting this next school year.  With more children now likely to eat two meals a day at school, many parents are … more
All around the country, caregivers and their children are entering school choice season. Here in Minneapolis, the deadline to request a school is Feb. 7. Whether it be a preschool, elementary, middle … more
“A Minnesota story” is the description president and CEO Susan Basil King uses when she tells about the beginnings of Wallin Education Partners, an organization that makes college … more
Educators and supporters gathered at the Davis Center on Thursday, March 24 for a dance party. It was day two of the student occupation. Early the next day, MFT59 and the school district announced … more
MFT59 @ The Davis Center [Photo gallery]
In the last 18 months, over 640 teachers and support professionals have left the Minneapolis Public School district, according to MFT59. In that same time frame, 120 teachers of color have left … more
By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN “Our community deserves safe, fully-funded, stable schools,” said Roosevelt High School bilingual science teacher Ana Vasquez, an Indigenous woman.She found it … more
The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers and ESPs Local 59 "hold the line" front of the Governor's Mansion on the 9th day of the strike. View photos and videos. more
As a Minneapolis Storm youth hockey player, Zander Zoia realized he and his teammates had a chance to compete with the state’s best someday. Zoia said his last youth team gained a lot from … more
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