Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021
Happy New Year!
Learning Model Update
We welcomed back students in grades K-1 today, Jan. 6, 2021, in person and grade 2 students back in hybrid. Read the details about the Learning Model Update on our website.
Start Times Community Sessions
We invite you to learn more about the Start & End Times plan and offer comment one of three online information sessions. Comments may also be submitted online.

More information - including current and recommended start times and an online Review and Comment form - is available on the Start Times website.
Virtual Kindergarten Parent Panel Events
Are you a parent/guardian of an incoming kindergartener or know someone who is? What do you want to know before your student starts kindergarten? This event is a chance for you to find out need-to-know details for the year ahead and hear from current parents at your child’s school. All virtual events will begin at 6 p.m. The meeting links will be online the week of the event.

  • Cedar Ridge Elementary: Monday, Jan. 11
  • Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: Thursday, Jan. 21
  • Eden Lake Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 12
  • EP Online: Monday, Jan. 18
  • Forest Hills Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 19
  • Oak Point Elementary: Thursday, Jan. 14
  • Prairie View Elementary: Monday, Jan. 25
CMS and EPHS Virtual Events
Save the Dates. More details to come!

CMS Virtual Parent Orientation
  • Incoming 7th grade students: Tuesday, Feb. 2 • 6:30 p.m.
  • Incoming 6th grade students: Thursday, Feb. 4 • 6:30 p.m.  
EPHS Virtual Parent Orientation:
  • Incoming 9th -12th grade students: Jan. 26 at 6:00 p.m.
School Meal Distribution
Meal distribution will continue through the month of January. Check out the Child Nutrition website for more information.
Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools Grant Recipients Announced
The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools (FEPS) announced the recipients of FEPS Community Grants totaling $12,000. FEPS received a record number of grant application requests this year, and narrowed it down to 5 organizations that will each receive a portion of the $12,000.

The five organizations selected are:
  • Ready! For Kindergarten submitted by Eden Prairie Community Education Early Childhood Programs
  • My Book Day submitted by The Eden Prairie Noon Rotary
  • MoveFwd Youth Counseling Program submitted by MoveFwd
  • Eden Prairie TreeHouse Friday Tutoring Sessions submitted by TreeHouse
  • YMCA Youth and Family Services at Briarhill Apartments submitted by YMCA of the North.

Featured Opportunities:
  • Communications Specialist: Do you love reading the Parent Post and have experience in writing, graphic design, project management and more? Check out this exciting opportunity to join the communications team as a communications specialist.

  • Paraprofessionals: We are hiring multiple paraprofessionals. Check out our website for more details.
Jan. 11: Cedar Ridge Elementary Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 12: Eden Lake Elementary Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 14: Oak Point Elementary Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 18: EP Online Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 18: No School Grades K-12
Jan. 19: Forest Hills Elementary Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 21: Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 25: Prairie View Elementary Kindergarten Virtual Parent Panel
Jan. 26: EPHS Virtual Parent Orientation
Jan. 29: Registration deadline is 4 p.m. to be considered for the EHSI Lottery