In the Know
October 24, 2019
SNAPSHOT: Wednesday was Unity Day -- a day to unite against bullying. Orange is the official color of Unity Day and it was well represented in EPS schools.
Latest Headlines
ACT test-takers in Edina High School’s Class of 2019 posted higher average scores than previous years in all subjects, according to the 2019 ACT College Readiness Report. Average scores in the English and Reading tests are the highest for EHS in the past five years.
EHS students traveled to Andong, South Korea last week as part of a student exchange program with Andong Schools. The visit to South Korea mirrored the experience of South Korean students when they visited EHS for two weeks last spring.
A team of South View Middle School educators and administrators were honored by the Institute for Personalized Learning with the Trailblazer Award at the group’s 10th Annual National Convening.
School Board Update
2019 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION - Tuesday, Nov. 5
Visit edinaschools.org/VoterResources for a link to a list of polling locations by precinct, and a link to the Polling Place Finder if you are unsure of your precent. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Next Regular Board meeting: Monday, November 18
The meeting begins at 7 p.m., in ECC Room 349. A complete meeting agenda is posted three days prior to the meeting. Regular meetings of the School Board are live streamed on the district's YouTube channel. To watch, click on the YouTube icon at the bottom of every district website page, or find the link on the School Board meetings web page.

Q&A Sessions are held as requested. View more information about Q&A sessions and the form to submit questions. Questions must be submitted by 3 p.m. one week prior to each session. Sessions are held at 6:30 p.m., prior to a regular Board meeting.

Meeting schedule, dates and times are subject to change. For the most current information, view the Board Meeting calendar , and meeting notices and agendas on the district website. (Agendas are posted three days prior to meetings)
In the News
This national publication for educators features an article about South View Middle School's Peer Insights program.
Steve Paulsen retiring after 28 seasons and 22 state championships (so far).
The athletic Study center staff at UC Berkley named EHS graduate Nick Bloom the Scholar-Athlete of the Week recently.
Upcoming Events
Check the Community Bulletin Board for postings
about fundraisers and other opportunities!
Oct. 24-Oct. 26: SVMS Thespians Present: Little Women, Oct. 24-25, 7 p.m. SVMS auditorium; and 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Tickets may be purchased online
Oct. 24: Augsburg Concert Band and Edina Varsity Band Concert, 7 p.m., Fick Auditorium; $5 general admission
Oct. 24 & 28 : Edina Community Education is hosting two screenings of the award winning documentary Screenagers , followed by a panel discussion with different panelist each evening. Learn about the impact of screen technology on kids and about proven solutions. Free to attend, but please register here

Thursday, Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m., Normandale Auditorium (Door 10)
Monday, Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m., South View Middle School Auditorium
Nov. 1 : No School
Nov. 5: School Board Election, Polls open 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Nov. 8 & 9, 15 & 16 : EHS Thespians Present: Maltida the Musical, 7 p.m., EPAC; and 1 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets may be purchased at EHS Thespian website
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