These 4th grade students are looking at the variations and adaptations in nature at Eloise Butler Garden. (From last year’s program, courtesy of MPS)
I was surprised when I received a letter encouraging my son to attend summer school. It didn't make sense to me — he made the honor roll and his test scores were good. Why would I send him to summer school?
Major corporations like Honeywell and General Mills are not usually recognized for being active partners in education. Although corporations donate generous amounts to schools each year, you don’t hear about any direct relationships with a particular school. It’s a hands-off kind of support. But in Northeast Minneapolis, three corporations have been participating in a remarkable tutoring partnership with Northeast Middle School (NEMS).
Three skaters and four regular knitters dropping off 250 hats to the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center. From left to right are: Julie Parent, Konceal'N Kari , Shelby Parent, Norah Torious, Skullateral Damage, Alex Leih or Duchess Destruction who skates for NERDY, Pete Leih or Jammit Dim who skates for the TC Terrors. (Photo courtesy of Konceal 'N Kari)