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  • Edina sophomore wins Federal Reserve Student Essay Contest

    May 21, 2019 - Edina High School sophomore Ryan Zhu won the 2019 Federal Reserve Student Essay Contest. For the past 31 years, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has hosted an annual Student Essay Contest open to all high school students that live within the Ninth Federal Reserve District. This year’s prompt was: “Use economics to describe and defend an effective immigration policy.”

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  • Students arrive for first exchange with South Korean school

    May 17, 2019 – Edina High School (EHS) students, their families, and administrators welcomed 18 students from Andong Schools in South Korea last Saturday. These students will be experiencing Edina life with their host families and students for two weeks, and next fall, the Edina students who hosted the South Korean students will travel to Andong, staying with their brother/sister families and attending school there.

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  • Bauck honored by MASBO

    May 17, 2019 - Margo Bauck, retiring director of Edina Public Schools Business Services Department, was presented the Outstanding Lifetime Contribution Award by the Minnesota Association of School Business Officials at their annual conference in Duluth, May 9.

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  • Rose Rees Peace award presented to Edina High School senior

    May 15, 2019 - Edina High School (EHS) senior Andrea Richardson received the 2019 Rose Rees Peace Award from the National Council of Jewish Women – Minnesota (NCJW) at a ceremony on May 1. Given to 25 students from local high schools each year, the award honors “exceptional high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to service, advocacy, community and peace.”

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  • Celebrating success, looking forward

    A message from the Edina School Board and Edina Public Schools Administration: With just weeks to go in the 2018-19 school year, we want to take a moment to celebrate our successes and talk about the future.

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  • SVMS Peer Insights to receive PACER Center award

    May 9, 2019 - South View Middle School’s Peer Insights group will be honored at the PACER Center’s Unity Awards event on May 22. The group will be presented with the 2019 Faces of Change Award by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center.

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  • U.S. News ranks EHS among Top 10 in state

    May 8, 2019 - Edina High School (EHS) is among the top 10 Best High Schools in Minnesota, according to the newly released ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine’s 2019 rankings are based on revamped methodology and is its largest ranking ever.

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  • Edina students engage in the reading community at Teen Lit Con

    May 7, 2019 – Each year, Edina Public Schools (EPS) loads up a bus full of readers, grades 6-12, and takes them to a local literature event: Teen Lit Con. Authors, books, teens and fun collided in this all day event that includes author meetings, breakout sessions, writer workshops, and book signings.

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  • South View Special Olympics Unified Champion status to be featured in education magazine

    May 6, 2019 - South View Middle School will be recognized as one of Minnesota’s premier Unified Champion Schools in the fall issue of the Association of Middle Level Education Magazine.

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  • Valley View sixth graders eligible for national science fair

    April 30, 2019 - Three Valley View sixth graders have bonded over science and hope to take their award-winning project to national competition next fall. Rahael Achett, Indra Khariwala and Ruhi Kurdikar won numerous awards at state competition.

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  • Green Machine wins top national award, spot in Hall of Fame

    Edina High School’s robotics team, The Green Machine, received the highest award in competition at the FIRST Detroit World Championship on April 17. The Chairman’s Award is the most prestigious award, recognizing the team that best exemplifies FIRST Robotics’ mission to promote STEM fields of study: science, technology, engineering and math.

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  • Student works featured in two May art shows

    April 23, 2019 - Art creations by Edina’s secondary students will be on display around Edina in two public shows during the month of May.

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  • Highlands students embrace being change-makers and strive to help the environment

    April 22, 2019 - Every day at Highlands, students are reading, writing, doing math, and learning new skills in their classrooms. They are also being encouraged to make a difference in the world around them. When it comes to the environment, kids have stepped up in big ways.

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  • EHS orchestra students reflect on Orchestra Hall performance

    April 18, 2019 - The Edina High School (EHS) Repertory Orchestra participated in the “Minnesota Orchestra and MNSOTA Middle Level Tier 2 Orchestra Festival” at Orchestra Hall on April 15, performing for a sold out hall of more than 2,000 people.

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  • EHS staff participate in Marine Corps professional development

    April 17, 2019 - Earlier this year, two Edina High School teachers participated in a unique professional development opportunity. Claude Sigmund, social studies, and Sara Swenson, media specialist, attended the Marine Corps Educators Workshop at Camp Pendleton in California. They were invited by EHS alumni Sgt. Indiana Bloom.

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  • EHS student wins gold in national writing competition

    Apri1 10, 2019 – EHS freshman Dedeepya Guthikonda is going to Carnegie Hall after becoming one of 11 students in Minnesota to win a gold medal in the National Scholastic Writing and Art Competition.

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  • Deaf and hard of hearing students find fun and acceptance together

    April 9, 2019 - Gathered in the North Gym at Edina High School, students circled up after enjoying a dance session with some of the high schoolers on the hip hop team. The district’s deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students gathered for a day of community bonding and self-acceptance activities.

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  • Moody’s assigns district highest credit rating

    April 8, 2019 - Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aaa underlying and Aa2 enhanced rating to Edina Public Schools for the district’s biennial bond issue for Long Term Facilities Maintenance projects.

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  • EPS announces hiring of new business director

    April 2, 2019 - Edina Public Schools (EPS) is pleased to announce the hiring of John Toop as Director of Business Services. Toop comes to Edina following 14 years as Director of Business Services in Hopkins Public Schools.

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  • EPS announces assistant superintendent hire

    March 29, 2019 - Edina Public Schools (EPS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Bryan Bass as Assistant Superintendent.

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