District News

  • EHS Students named National Merit Semifinalists

    Sept. 16, 2019 – Edina Public Schools is pleased to announce 19 Edina High School students have been named National Merit Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • Board seeks stakeholder input on draft strategic plan

    Sept. 12, 2019 - After months of work, the Edina School Board is ready to share a draft of the next strategic plan for Edina Public Schools in a series of invitation and open stakeholder meetings, and an online feedback form. The Board is expected to approve the Draft 2020-2025 Strategic Plan at the Sept. 16 regular meeting.

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  • Student artist’s artwork will become public sculpture

    Sept. 12, 2019 - Across the district, hundreds of elementary student participants entered the “Better Together” student sculpture competition, hosted by the Edina Arts and Culture Commission and the Edina Community Foundation. This competition involved student creating 3-D model of a sculpture, known as a “maquette,” to represent what “Better Together” means to them.

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  • MCAs show significant increase in high school science; steady scores in math, reading

    Aug. 29, 2019 - This year’s MCA science scores for Edina High School are the highest ever and while teachers and administrators are very pleased, they are not completely surprised. They believe the more than 20 point increase over last year’s proficiency rate is the culmination of years of work by the EHS biology teachers and a unique opportunity presented to students.

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  • Awards luncheon honors staff milestones

    Aug. 23, 2019 - Edina Public Schools recognized staff members at an awards luncheon Thursday, Aug. 22 at Edina High School. Included in the luncheon were bus drivers who reached milestone years of safe bus driving, staff with 25 years of service to EPS, and staff achieving tenure.

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  • Seven candidates file for School Board election

    Aug. 16, 2019 - Voters will elect three from a slate of seven School Board candidates on Nov. 5.

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  • Niche again ranks EHS No. 1 in College Prep

    Aug. 14, 2019 - Niche, an online ranking site, has again reported Edina High School as the No. 1 Best College Prep High School in Minnesota.

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  • District welcomes new faces for new school year; hiring continues

    July 30, 2019 - A new school year means many new faces in Edina Public Schools. So far, approximately 40 new teachers and staff have been hired for positions throughout the district and the hiring will continue through August for a variety of open positions.

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  • School calendar planning process begins

    July 29, 2019 - This fall, a committee composed of parents, staff and administrators will begin developing academic calendars for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.

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  • EPS introduces e-Learning Days for school closures

    July 26, 2019 - Edina Public Schools will implement e-Learning Days beginning in the 2019-2020 school year to ensure continuity of learning despite school cancellation. Specifically, EPS will begin to take advantage of 2017 Legislation that amended the Length of School Year; Hours of Instruction to include the option of e-Learning days due to inclement weather. The School Board approved the district’s e-Learning Day plan in July.

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  • Filing window for School Board candidates is July 30 through Aug. 13

    July 26, 2019 - The filing period for Edina School Board candidates is July 30 through Aug. 13. An Affidavit of Candidacy must be filed at the Edina Public Schools District Office within that period of time. Voters in the Edina school district will elect three members to the School Board this fall.

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  • South View named Unified Champion School of the Year by Special Olympics MN

    July 25, 2019 - Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) has named South View Middle School the 2019 Unified Champion School of the Year. The award will be presented at SOMN’s annual Distinguished Service Awards event on Sept. 14.

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  • School Board candidate information session July 24

    July 16, 2019 - Persons interested in being a candidate for the 2019 School Board election should plan to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 24, 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Edina Community Center, Room 349. Superintendent John Schultz and several School Board members will talk about the responsibilities and work of the Board, and answer questions from those considering becoming a candidate.

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  • Walser Foundation supports Meal Fund

    June 27, 2019 - The Edina Meal Fund has received a $1,000 grant from the Walser Automotive Group Foundation. This is the first corporate grant for the Meal Fund, a program created to ease the burden of school meal debt for families in a time of financial crisis.

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  • Learn about the Legislative Action Committee June 11

    June 7, 2019 – The Legislative Action Committee (LAC) will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 5:30-6 p.m., in Room 170 at the Edina Community Center. Edina school district parents, students and community members are invited to learn more about LAC’s work to inform and coordinate advocacy on issues affecting public education.

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  • EHS senior selected as Triple Threat finalist

    June 5, 2019 – Edina High School (EHS) senior, Ella Dolynchuk, was recently named a 2019 Triple Threat finalist. Dolynchuk is among 26 finalists who have demonstrated exemplary performances in singing, dancing, acting, and leadership.

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  • Community Service Letters recognize student volunteers

    June 5, 2019 - Edina High School staff, community partners and families honored honored 174 EHS students for their dedication to serving the community at the Community Service Letter ceremony on June 3.

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  • EHS junior among students honored by MDE

    June 4, 2019 - May Heinecke, a junior at Edina High School, was among 52 distinguished Minnesota high school students honored at the Scholars of Distinction award program in areas of science, STEM, social studies, leadership and theater arts.

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  • EHS grads recognized for bilingual language proficiency

    June 4, 2019 – About one-third of the Edina High School (EHS) Class of 2019 will receive recognition for bilingual language proficiency with their diploma. This year, 213 seniors will be awarded a Bilingual or Multilingual Certificate or Seal for their achievement in Chinese, French, Latin or Spanish.

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  • New user experience comes to Infinite Campus

    May 23, 2019 – Infinite Campus has recently upgraded its parent and student portal and has released two new mobile apps for parents and students. The previous version of the website and app will no longer be supported after July 1, 2019.

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