Education

Max Opitz

Planning for college can be an exciting time for families. Touring your dream school, filling out applications and shopping for your dorm are all milestones in the college preparation process.

This past May, the Rotary Club of Edina presented $1,500 scholarships to two Edina High School 2021 graduates Divya Danthuluri and Allison Koester.

Dr. Stacie Stanley

Dr. Stacie Stanley is the incoming superintendent of Edina Public Schools. Previously, Stanley was associate superintendent in Eden Prairie.

Young girl reading a picture book

Established in 1998, the National Education Association (NEA) celebrates Read Across America Day on March 2, designed to help motivate kids to read, promote the joys of reading to students of all ages and make all children feel valued and welcom

Masked woman and child using hand sanitizer

Local childcare centers seek to provide environments suited to children’s needs.

 Julianna Velgersdyk

This year's theme was "Breaking Barriers," and Julianna Velgersdyk wrote a paper on Lorena Weeks, who fought gender discrimination in the '60s.

The Edina Hip Hop Dance Team

With a desire to inspire future generations, Edina Community Education Services (CES) has developed over 350 programs for youth in grades K–12.

Members of Edina High School's Model UN

Edina High School’s Model UN program promotes student engagement in global issues.

A high school student from an exchange program looks at the skyline in Seoul, South Korea.

Studying abroad continues to be a valuable part of learning outside of the classroom at Edina High School.

Emma Anderson and Celia Orth of Aspire Mentoring, a tutoring program at Edina High School

Community volunteerism oftentimes changes lives for the better, especially when the focus is on children in need. For Edina High School’s Aspire Mentoring program, the focus is the same even if the location has been temporarily altered.

Four kids who learned coding through the Code Ninjas program pose in front of the logo.

At Code Ninjas in Edina/Richfield, kids learn to code through a game-based and robotics curriculum that weaves in teamwork, logic, math and problem solving.

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