Students in Edina High School’s Options program travelled to Gale Woods Farm April 17 to complete a service project, which fulfilled curriculum requirements and, for some, was a way to gain leadership experience.
Helping students and parents understand how having a healthy body will support learning is the focus of the Student Wellness Challenge. This year’s Challenge is Saturday, April 25 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at South View Middle School. Activities and speakers will be located in the gym and auditorium.
In 1996, the first year that the Community Service Letter was offered to Edina students, only three accomplished the requirements. Since then, there has been an increased emphasis on the importance of volunteerism and community service, which are directly linked to one of the district’s six educational competencies — being a responsible, engaged citizen.