In The Know
September 6, 2018
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Jerry’s Foods in Edina is teaming up with the Edina Public Schools Meal Fund  to support families struggling to afford school meals. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, Jerry’s customers are invited to donate a suggested $2.85 to the Meal Fund - the cost of one elementary school lunch.
Edina Public Schools recognized staff members at an awards luncheon Thursday, Aug. 30 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 certified staff achieving tenure.
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released school accountability reports on Aug. 30 that includes traditional MCA data, along with a new system designed to align with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Two weeks before school started, 154 juniors and seniors gathered in the gymnasium at EHS for Link Crew training. Link Crew welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience.
Lunchroom Reminders!
New this year -- Make payments and monitor your student's meal account via the parent portal in Infinite Campus. All balances have been transferred to Infinite Campus. (PAMS is no longer available.) View this tutorial on how to access and make payments using the Campus Food Service link on your Infinite Campus portal page.
Don't forget -- Families with limited incomes may qualify for free breakfast and lunch for their students at school and should apply for Educational Benefits now! If you qualified last year it is important to know that you must complete a new application this year. These benefits are through the Minnesota Department of Education.
Did You Know?
EPS is hiring - kids need YOU!
Edina Public Schools has part-time positions available in before and after school programs, and as building aides during events and activities. To learn more and to apply visit the the employment page on the district website.
In The News
School Board Update
Regular School Board Meeting
The next regular meeting of the School Board is Monday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m., ECC Room 349. A complete meeting agenda is posted three days prior to the meeting.
Members of the Edina School Board
A Q&A session will be held prior to regular Board meetings, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 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.
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.)
Upcoming Events
Check the Community Bulletin Board for postings
about fundraisers and other opportunities!
Sept. 10: Celebration of Learning: Fiji Travel-Based Learning Student Showcase, 7-8:30 p.m., EHS Commons
Nineteen EHS students will present their learning and experiences on a science conservation research expedition in Fiji.
Sept. 21: EHS Homecoming
  • Parade, 4:30 p.m., Wooddale Avenue
  • Football Game, 7 p.m., Kuhlman Field
Sept. 24: School Board Meeting, 7 p.m., ECC Room 349