Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • EPHS is honored to have nine students with a perfect ACT score of 36. Congratulations!
  • Starting top left: Fergus Xu, Sriyan Reddy, Matthew Pihowich, Benjamin Pankratz, Rishi Natraj, Jacob Dorson, Ashton Diermeier, Sreya Patri, Samir Sarma
Congratulations to the following students who have qualified for National Tournaments of Speech and Debate this year. They have made EPHS proud!
May Kindergarten Welcome Events

Each elementary school will be hosting both in-person and virtual events for students who are entering kindergarten in the fall of 2021. We invite you to join us!

In Person event (5:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
Forest Hills Elementary: Tuesday, May 4
Cedar Ridge Elementary: Monday, May 10
Oak Point Elementary: Tuesday, May 11
Eden Lake Elementary: Wednesday, May 12
Prairie View Elementary: Monday, May 17
EP Online: Tuesday, May 18
Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: Friday, May 21

Virtual (the same day as the in person event, but times vary by school)
Forest Hills Elementary: 3:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge Elementary: 10:00 a.m.
Oak Point Elementary: 1:00 p.m.
Eden Lake Elementary: 1:30 p.m.
Prairie View Elementary: 2:00 p.m.
EP Online: 11:00 a.m. (virtual event only)
Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion: 1:00 p.m.

All virtual meetings links can be found on the Welcome to Kindergarten page under the May Kindergarten Events section at
Vaccine Connector App
Every Minnesotan age 16 years and older is now eligible to get their shot

The Minnesota Department of Health has asked all schools to continue sharing information about the Vaccine Connector app.

Covid-19 Home Test Kits Available to Families

The State of Minnesota is providing Covid-19 tests that can be done entirely in the comfort of your own home.

If you think you've been exposed to Covid-19, you can find out more information on the test kits on the Minnesota Department of Health website.
Veronica Stoltz leaving EP School Board
Stoltz gave her resignation to the school board on Monday, April 26. Her final board meeting will be Monday, May 24. Stoltz will be moving out of state with her family.

We honor and recognize her dedication to the board and wish her the very best in the future!
'Topping Out' – CMS Beam Signing

On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, Central Middle School celebrated a milestone by “Topping Out” on the Performing Arts Center. The white beam seen in the photo was signed by the entire student body, staff and administrators. It represents the final beam to be set in the new Performing Arts Center.

For updates and to watch a LIVE video feed of the construction, please visit:

EP Elementary Cross Country Race - Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The EPHS cross country team will be sponsoring a one-mile cross country race for all 4-6th grade EP students at Round Lake Park. The race is free and each student who participates will receive a t-shirt. Registration will be done on the team website ( Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.
Little Eagles 2021 Summer Preschool

Check out what Little Eagles has to offer from Kate Johnson, the Early Childhood Staff Supervisor.

Ready to register? Want more information? Go to and become a part of the Little Eagles community.
ECFE Summer Options

Need a fun, flexible activity for your little one this summer? We have some great options for you through the Early Childhood and Family Education program!
  • GET TOGETHER (Birth to 5yr): Connect with a parent educator and local families during our Get Together sessions! You’ll have fun in the sun as you join Ms. Kathy and Ms. Stephanie on the playground at the Education Center and meet other families with children age birth-5.
  • ECFE PRESCHOOL CAMPS (3–4yr): Looking for a shorter camp experience for your preschooler? Check out the ECFE Preschool Camps! Each themed camp consists of two-hour/three-day sessions per week.

EP Summer EPIC 2021
Camps now open to register!

Registration for Summer EPIC is now open! EPIC is a fun, safe, and engaging environment for students ages 4 and up to experience enrichment in art, STEM, fitness, writing, music, dance, coding and more. Sign up to reserve your spot!
Eagle Zone offers full-day summer activities and field trips
Visit the Eagle Zone website to learn more

Families who are looking for a full-day option can register for our Eagle Zone School Age Care program. Eagle Zone is open from 6:30am - 6:00pm and is offered at Oak Point/Eagle Heights and Prairie View. Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome to register as age-appropriate activities will be planned throughout the day. In addition, field trips will be returning this summer!
Looking for part-time work with full-time benefits?
Eden Prairie Schools is hiring bus drivers! HR is looking for excellent individuals who enjoy working with children and want part-time work with full-time benefits. Please share this opportunity with your community!
Looking for something new to try with a flexible schedule?
Become a substitute teacher! Individuals with bachelor’s degrees can apply to be a substitute teacher. More information about how to obtain substitute teaching licenses can be found here. Or, reach out to Brenda Nielsen in our Human Resources Department.
May 4: Forest Hills Elementary Kindergarten Events
May 10: Cedar Ridge Elementary Kindergarten Events
May 11: Oak Point Elementary Kindergarten Events
May 12: Eden Lake Elementary Kindergarten Events
May 17: Prairie View Elementary Kindergarten Events
May 18: EP Online Kindergarten Event (virtual only)
May 21: Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion Kindergarten Events

Other Events
May 27: EPHS Graduation at Mariucci Arena - University of Minnesota campus
May 28: Last day of school