In The Know
September 20, 2018
SNAPSHOT: It's Homecoming week in Edina and that means theme days, a parade, football, and lots and lots of green! Homecoming King Ryan Hunt and Queen Kiki Miller were crowned at a student assembly today. Go Hornets!
Latest Headlines
Edina High School students who completed Advanced Placement tests last spring received scores of 3 or more at a rate higher than any of the past five years, according to the 2018 AP School Score Summary from the College Board.
Edina Public Schools is pleased to announce 16 seniors from Edina High School have been named semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. 
Edina Public Schools will hold a hiring event on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edina Community Center, Room 351. There are approximately 40 open positions in the district.
Anushka Thorat, an EHS junior, has been selected to serve on the Minnesota Youth Council, representing Minnesota Congressional District 3. The Minnesota Youth Council is a collaboration of youth and adults working together to empower and mobilize young people across the state to exercise their voices, opinions, and ideas and take action on issues affecting youth.
Chef Robert Velarde, food service kitchen manager at Concord Elementary, recently received silver and bronze medals at the Green, Local and Sustainable Cooking Competition at the St. Paul Farmers Market.
School Board Update
Sept. 24 School Board Meeting Preview
The agenda for the Sept. 24 regular meeting of the School Board includes:
  • Report on the Early Education Program
  • Action on the proposed tax levy for 2018 payable 2019

A complete meeting agenda is posted three days prior to the meeting.
The next regular meeting of the School Board is Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m., ECC Room 349.
Members of the Edina School Board
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.)
Did You Know?
New Schoology experience awaits you!
A new Schoology interface has enhanced the ability of parents to access information about student academics and other information. Additionally, Schoology is now the official grade book for all secondary students. View this two-minute tour of Schoology to learn more!
Help Give and Go reach matching gift!
Edina Give and Go , one of the district's two non-profit partners, is asking for $500 in donations this week (by Sept. 28) to unlock a matching gift of $500. Help us reach our goal - Donate now !

Edina Give and Go removes financial barriers to student participation in academic, arts and athletic opportunities. Together, we can ensure every student is able to engage in the activities that exist in the community.
In The News
Edina Magazine : The September issue is full of stories from Edina Public Schools, including: EHS students who partnered with MnDOT, TEDxEdina, personalized learning, inventive alumni and more.
Upcoming Events
Check the Community Bulletin Board for postings
about fundraisers and other opportunities!
Sept. 21: EHS Homecoming
  • NEW TIME! Parade, 4:45 p.m., Wooddale Avenue
  • Football Game v. Eastview, 7 p.m., Kuhlman Field
Sept. 24: School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., ECC Room 349
Sept. 26: Hiring Event, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., ECC Room 351
There are approximately 40 positions open throughout the district. Come prepared to apply, interview and possibly be hired!
Sept. 28: Edina Education Fund Party for a Purpose, 7-10 p.m., Braemar Golf Club
Visit edinaedfund.org for tickets and more information
Oct. 4: FREE Outdoor Band Blast Concert
Featuring Edina Hornet Marching Band
6:30-7 p.m.
Kuhlman Stadium at ECC
Oct. 9: Candidate Forum, 7-8:30 p.m., ECC Rooms 348 & 350
Candidates for MN House of Representative seats for Districts 49A and 49B will participate, sponsored by the Legislative Action Committee of the Edina School Board