Thursday, September 30, 2021
Ashwin Konduru wins first place in inline skating

Ashwin Konduru, a 6th grade student at CMS, won first place for inline skating in the under 12 age group category at the Northshore Inline Marathon. He placed 8th in the overall age group which included 200 skaters. Way to go, Ashwin!
Congratulations to our 2022 National Merit Semifinalists and Advanced Placement Scholars. Great job!
Nominations are open for the 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year!

Individuals who wish to nominate someone may fill out a form and email it to the Teacher of the Year Program assistant program coordinator Ashley Behrens at

An online nomination form is also available on Education Minnesota’s website on Sept. 29 at

All nominations must be received at Education Minnesota by Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, or postmarked by that date.

Give a great teacher the gift of a "Teacher of the Year" nomination!
Submit Your Story!
Do you have an interesting story you would like shared with the EP community? Is there a special person within the district that should be recognized? Are there any unique projects or events that you're participating in that the community would enjoy reading? We'd love to see them!
Please contact to submit your story and for a chance to be featured in both our Parent Post newsletters and on the website. 
COVID-19 Safety Protocols for a Safer Classroom
We want to remind you of some important safety protocols that you can take at home. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Remember to keep students home from school if they are not feeling well. You can find helpful resources by following the Safe Learning Plan button below.

COVID-19 Dashboard is Available
Eden Prairie Schools' COVID-19 data dashboard is posted and updated weekly. The dashboard can be accessed by following the button below.
EP Cross Country Race

All Eden Prairie district students in grades 3-5 are invited to participate in the EP Elementary Race on Thursday, Oct 7 at the Round Lake Park. The park is located at 16691 Valley View Rd.
Volunteers for EPHS Class

EPHS Careers classes are looking for a group of diverse guest speakers to share with our students about their careers. If interested, please contact any of the following staff members:
Eric Gajdostik:
Karen Brettingen:
Margot Cowing: 
Early Voting Polls Open
EP residents can vote in a special election for a new school board member. Early voting takes place at the Administrative Services Center located at 8100 School Road in Eden Prairie.

The public can vote between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, now through November 1. For more information, please visit the Special Election page.
October 6 – EPHS Conferences
October 11 – EPHS Conferences
October 12 – CMS Conferences
October 14 – CMS Conferences & Elementary Conferences
October 15 – No School
October 19 – Elementary Conferences
October 21 & 22 – No School: MEA