In The Know
February 20, 2020
SNAPSHOT: The Edina Education Fund made surprise visits to EPS teachers and staff on Feb. 6 to deliver the 2019-20 Educator Grants . Five grants totaling $10,000 were awarded, focusing on literacy, and mental health and wellness.
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You are invited to share your story at the Edina Story Slam, April 1, presented by the EHS student and parent MOSAIC groups. Story submissions are being accepted now through Feb. 23.
CyberPatriot – the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition - challenges teams of students across the United States, Canada, and other schools abroad, to find and resolve cybersecurity vulnerabilities in simulated environments. 
Piece of Cake wins Minnesota state robotics tournament
Edina FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team, Piece of Cake, won the Minnesota FTC State Championship tournament on Feb. 8, in St. Paul, Minnesota, which qualifies them to compete in the 2020 FTC World Championship tournament in Detroit this spring. This win is the second consecutive time the team has won the state tournament − and the third time the team has qualified for the world tournament.
School Board Update
Highlights from Feb. 10 School Board meeting

Discussion items included:

Among items approved by the Board:

Next regular meeting: Monday, March 16, 7 p.m. ECC Room 349

Full meeting agendas are available on the School Board section of the district website and are posted three days prior to the meeting. Meeting agendas, dates and times are subject to change.
In the News
Star Tribune:

Star Tribune girls' hockey all-metro first team - Uma Corniea, goalie on the Edina Girls' Hockey Team, is named to the all-metro first team.

ESPN:

What's the center of the American hockey universe? - The Twin Cities are named as the center of the hockey universe in the United States, with Edina being named as the center of that.

Fox 9:

Edina girls' hockey seeking record-breaking fourth consecutive state title - The Hornets are on the hunt for a 4th straight state title, a feat that’s never been accomplished in the history of Minnesota girls' hockey.
Did You Know?
Visit the new Health & Wellness section on the district website! It includes all of the information families need about immunizations, medications and treatments at school, school absences and more. A new section on Mental Wellness provides information on School-Based Counseling and other wellness resources.
Upcoming Events
Check the Community Bulletin Board for postings
about fundraisers and other opportunities!
Feb. 21-22 and 27-29: EHS Pops Concert, 7 p.m., Fick Auditorium

March 8: Daylight Savings Time begins

March 12: All-District Jazz Festival Concert, 7 p.m., SV Auditorium

March 13: No School
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