Thankful for Students
In November, staff at St. Anthony Middle School (SAMS) took on the challenge to be overt in their gratitude toward students. Author Dr. Nel Noddings emphasizes, ”children will work harder and do things--even odd things like adding fractions for people they love and trust”.
Board Approved Resolution for Classrooms at Wilshire Park
The School Board approved a resolution to build new classrooms to Wilshire Park Elementary School at its meeting on December 6, 2016.
St. Anthony Middle School Recognizes Veterans
St. Anthony Middle School hosted a Veteran's Day Presentation on Friday, November 11, 2016. With an introduction from Veteran and Mayor Jerry Faust, the event recognized family members of students who have or are currently serving in our armed forces. St. Anthony Middle School parents contributed photos of family members for a presentation which acknowledged each veteran and how they were related to the student.
Wilshire Park Elementary Honors Veterans
Wilshire Park Elementary School hosted a Veteran's Day Assembly on Friday, November 11, 2016. The event recognized veterans and Wilshire Park staff members--Bill Carlson, Jeff Lundgren, and Cameron Winter--and family members of students who have or are currently serving in our armed forces. Families at Wilshire Park contributed photos of family members and those photos were arranged in a presentation to acknowledge each veteran and how they were related to the student.
Resident Enrollment Projections
Dr. Hazel Reinhardt presented the results of a demographic study of resident student projections at the School Board meeting on August 16, 2016. As resident student enrollment increases, Dr. Reinhardt was consulted to determine a projection of enrollment.
St. Anthony Village High School Recognized by Newsweek
St. Anthony Village High School is listed on Newsweek's list of high schools which are "Beating the Odds". Newsweek highlighted 500 high schools in the nation which prepare students, who are economically disadvantaged, for success in college. St. Anthony Village High School is one of 18 high schools in Minnesota recognized on the list. Click here to view the full article.
St. Anthony Village High School One of Five Blue Ribbon Schools in Minnesota
St. Anthony Village High School was one of five Minnesota schools--and the only high school--recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2016 based on their overall academic excellence. The five schools in Minnesota that were recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools are among the state’s highest performing schools, as measured by state assessments or national standardized tests.
Ensuring Safe Drinking Water
St. Anthony-New Brighton School District believes access to safe drinking water contributes to a healthy learning environment for our students. To ensure the quality of our drinking water, in August, St. Anthony-New Brighton School District requested IEA to test different sources of water throughout our buildings specifically for lead. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends that each tap or fixture providing water for drinking or food preparation be tested every five years.
Service to Our Students
St. Anthony-New Brighton School District recognized Lynn Anderson for 30 years of service to our School District. We also recognized staff who have completed five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, and thirty years of service to our students and families in our schools.