Congratulations to EPHS 2020 National Speech and Debate Tournament qualifiers: Senior Akshitha Ginuga in Lincoln Douglas Debate; Junior Keerthana Ramanathan in Informative Speaking; Junior Iesh Gujral in International Extemp; and Senior Anisha Singhatwadia in Original Oratory.
Forest Hills Elementary 5th grade Key class participated in a year-long Stock Market Game. Students research investment options and collaborated to manage a virtual portfolio of $100,000 earning more than a 22 percent return. Coached by Jared Johnson, team members Ibrahim Ahmad, Julian Bailey-Castaneda, Gabe Brandt,Dylan Dreher, Liam Hedges Ortiz andCaleb Holloway fielded three teams and ranked 3rd, 4th and 8th in a field of 147 competitors in Minnesota.
Eagle Zone employees support our community while they practice social distancing and wear donated masks. Read more.
Eden Prairie Community Foundation made a $5,000 grant to The Sheridan Story, an organization that has been working with Eden Prairie Schools to help provide weekend meals to families during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more.
CMS biology teacher Cathy Bockenstedt, EPHS biology teacher Kristin Gabel, Associate Superintendent Stacie Stanley and EPHS senior Anna Frischmon were featured in the Eden Prairie News article on Eden Prairie Schools' preparation for distance learning. Read more.
EPHS chemistry teacher Brenda Walsh was featured in The Science Teacher “Teacher Spotlight”.
Assignment Assistance Available
If your student needs help with a distance learning assignment help is here. Parents can call the Assignment Assistance Line at 952-975-7140 or 952-975-7144, and for Spanish call 952-975-7146. Your request will be immediately sent to an Assignment Assistant who will call the student. The session may progress to a video meeting if necessary. Assistance hours are Monday through Thursday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. For a printable flyer, click here.
Information on Fee Refunds Coming Soon
Eden Prairie High School families should look for an email from Principal Virgin by the end of this week on how the district will handle refunds for activities, parking passes and more.
Meal Distribution Plans Updated
With distance learning continuing through the end of the school year, our plans for meal distribution have been updated. Please check the
meal plan details flyer for dates, times and locations. Meals are available at no cost to all Eden Prairie children 18 and under as well as all students enrolled in TASSEL. Families do not need to have a financial need to qualify. If you are in a position to donate to others, please contact
PROP (952 937-9120) or the food bank of your choice.
EPHS Leaders Author Article on Student Voice Process
Robb Virgin and EPHS Psychologist
Meagan Bennett co-authored
Design Thinking and Student Partnerships Drive Innovative Change for the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development in the March Issue of
ASCD Express: Ideas from the Field. The article focuses on the recent EPHS Student Voice initiative.
Juniors and Seniors Invited to Apply to City of Eden Prairie Commissions
Now through Friday, May 29, the City of Eden Prairie is accepting Students on Commissions program applications for the 2020-2021 school year. The program is open to any high school junior or senior who lives in Eden Prairie. The Students on Commissions program is a great way for students to contribute to their community in an official capacity, while gaining valuable insight about municipal government. Student commission member terms begin in September and end in May, with an expected time commitment of one evening meeting per month. Learn more and apply at edenprairie.org/StudentApp.
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