Sunday, May 19, 2013
Commencement is scheduled for Friday, May 31, at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis.
Graduation will take place at Mariucci Arena Friday, May 31, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will not be issued; seating is on a first-come basis. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Current security measures at Mariucci Arena require that all bags, purses, camera cases, etc., will be searched. Backpacks are not allowed. Lines will move faster if fewer items are brought to Mariucci Arena. Families are responsible for getting seniors to the High School Cafeteria to check-in—please drop your student off on the north side of the building. If your senior is driving themselves, they can leave their car in the front parking lot. Senior Party volunteers will be available to check seniors in from 4–5 p.m. Students will be riding buses from the WHS to Mariucci Arena…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A study by the Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now graded all public schools in the categories of student performance, subgroup performance, performance gains and achievement gap.
Plymouth-area schools are doing unevenly in terms of student performance, and students of color are in most cases doing worse than white students, according to a new study. While Minnesota's public schools excel in test scores, the achievement gaps between white kids and students of color, and between low-income and high-income students, are still significantly larger than national averages. Statewide, black and Latino eighth-graders lag 37 percentage points behind their white peers in math. Low-income eight-graders trail their richer classmates by 32 percentage points. In a March report, the Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now (MinnCAN) sliced and diced public school data and published "report cards" for every school and district in…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Sam Fredrickson will be recommended for the Birchview Elementary School principal job at next month's school board meeting.
Tuesday, March 26
Superintendent Chace Anderson said Tuesday he will recommend the appointment of Sam Fredrickson as the next Birchview Elementary School Principal at the April 8 Wayzata Board of Education meeting. Fredrickson is currently the assistant principal at Kaposia Education Center with the South St. Paul School District. He received his M.A. degree from Saint Thomas University and his Education Specialist degree from the University of Minnesota. "We are pleased Sam will be joining the Birchview Elementary School community to continue their strong tradition of excellence," Superintendent Anderson said. Information provided by the Wayzata School District
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The first 18 registered will be accepted and then registration will close. Parents will receive a confirmation letter once your payment and registration forms have been received.
Thursday, March 21
Wayzata Public Schools is looking for potty-trained 3, 4, or 5-year-olds to participate in the Trojan Tots program taught by child development and parenting II students at Wayzata High School. Dates and times are September 16 through October 31 from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. There will be no school on Thursday, October 17. The cost is $40 and there are only 18 spaces available. For registration materials or more information, contact Miriam Lejonvarn at 763-745-6884 or by email at email@example.com. The new-child registration form is also available for parents to complete online www.wayzataschoolspayonline.com.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Family Learning Center is located in Central Middle School at 305 Vicksburg Lane, Plymouth.
The Wayzata Public Schools Family Learning Center has planned its summer programming which includes the following offerings. To register, visit www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/flc or call 763-745-5290. The Family Learning Center is located in Central Middle School at 305 Vicksburg Lane, Plymouth. BLOCK Time – Prepaid slots will be available Monday through Friday from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. and Monday through Thursday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Families should reserve the same time each week. Children ages 16-months-old to 5-years-old will play, learn and have fun giving parents some free time. Spanish ‘Round the World – Each day classes will “travel” to a different Spanish-speaking country to discover its foods, culture, dance, crafts and animals. This …
Monday, March 18, 2013
One of the two track team members went to the hospital with a concussion and leg injury, according to several media outlets.
A school bus struck two members of the Wayzata High School track team as they jogged at about 3:30 p.m. Monday near Plymouth Creek Elementary, according to news reports. Emergency responders found one of the students under the bus, WCCO reported, and he was taken to North Memorial Hospital where his mother said doctors were to operate on his leg. She also told WCCO her son had suffered a concussion. Those injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, a Wayzata School District spokesperson told the St. Paul Pioneer Press, and the other student's injuries were minor. Middle schoolers riding on the bus were not hurt, KARE 11 reported. Fox 9 had these details about the incident: Plymouth police are investigating the crash, and responding …
Friday, March 15, 2013
World cuisine from Mexico, France, India and Japan was represented, along with international coffees from Sumatra and Columbia provided by Starbucks.
Plymouth Creek Elementary hosted an International Night event March 7 that drew in a large number of students and their families to celebrate cultures from around the world through country exhibits, activities, world cuisine and entertainment. This year, 16 countries were represented with exhibits including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Sweden, Tanzania and Turkmenistan. Click here to view a complete photo gallery from the night. Students had an opportunity to create international crafts, learn through world trivia and games and in the reading corner they heard folktales from different parts of the globe. World cuisine from Mexico, France, India and …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
During its March 11 regular meeting, the school board of Wayzata Public Schools conducted the following business.
Thursday, March 14
From the Wayzata School District: The board received student curriculum presentations fifth grade students at Oakwood Elementary School and fourth and fifth grade students at Greenwood Elementary School. The board recognized East Middle School teachers Rachel Marcouiller and Nicole Johnson as the March 2013 Wayzata Public Schools Employees of the Month. The board recognized WHS teacher Mike Doyle for being named a Minnesota Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Teacher of the Year. The board recognized WHS teacher Sheila Peterson for being named a 2012-13 Debate Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Debate Teachers Association. The board recognized winners of the 2013 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards. WHS senior and …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Wayzata School District School Board will meet 7 p.m. March 11, 2013.
The Wayzata School District School Board has a full agenda scheduled for the March 11 meeting at Wayzata City Hall, 600 Rice Street, Wayzata. Items listed below are not final until approved by the school board. Here are a few items scheduled to be reviewed by the school board, according to the agenda. Visit the Wayzata Public Schools website for the full agenda
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Students and community members took to Twitter Tuesday, March 5, 2013 after the announcement school in the Wayzata School District was canceled due to weather and road conditions.
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