Edina Public Schools (EPS) proudly announces the hiring of Susan “Susie” Prather as the next principal of Concord Elementary. Prather will replace Tony Washington, who is leaving Concord at the end of the school year. Prather was selected from a strong pool of candidates in a process that included input from students, staff, parents and community members.
A Destination Imagination (DI) team of seven Concord fifth graders has qualified for Global Finals competition after placing third in state. Team members Katie Hagen, Lucia Everist, Tate Gorney, Charlie Vazquez, Ahva Norling, Jaden Young and Eli Simonsen have been a team for three years.
At their meeting on Aug. 4, the Edina School Board approved bids for building additions and renovations at Concord and Countryside elementary schools. The projects, which are slated to begin this fall, are part of the 2015 voter-approved Transforming Spaces, Advancing Excellence bond referendum.