When it comes to the school calendar, spring musicals are a mainstay of the second semester event lineup. Typically, these productions are smaller than their fall counterparts, but this year, the Edina High School (EHS) Thespians are preparing to perform an ambitious and anything-but-ordinary musical. With one more week of long rehearsals, on April 24 EHS will become the first high school in the U.S. to showcase Band Geeks.
In the final minutes of her biology class, Edina High School (EHS) junior Erika Ding checked her phone while talking to friends about the recent ACT exam they had taken. Just before the bell rang, Ding discovered that the ACT results had been posted online. Her phone revealed her composite score: 36, the highest possible score a student can receive—a perfect score.
“What do you hear in the word elephant, a short e or a long e?” a University of Minnesota graduate student teacher asks a Creek Valley Elementary kindergartener to reemphasize something they just read.