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Climate change resources

Climate change is a threat to our planet’s future and ultimately our students. The science is clear, and we share responsibility as a school system and as individuals to leave future generations a healthy and livable Earth. There are no easy answers, but our country and our school communities must have real conversations about how to move forward. We hope you find these resources to discuss climate change helpful.

Immunizations Needed for School

Find out what immunizations (shots) your student needs to start school and what clinics offer these shots.

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Guitar Concert and Fundraising Event Wednesday, October 9th

The 3 Strings Band, one of Southwest’s many guitar ensembles, has been selected out of hundreds of applicants to perform the keynote address at the National Association of Music Educators Conference in Orlando, Florida this November. The group, under the direction of guitar educator, Ruth LeMay, will demonstrate innovative inclusive music education. The group must raise $58,000 to take 54 people, including 16 students with special needs, parents, staff and student support to Orlando in the two months. They have raised $39,000 and are working on the final $19,000.

Minneapolis Public Schools’ 8th annual Farm to School Community BBQ celebrates local food

Governor Tim Walz will join the BBQ on Tuesday, which promises to be an evening of good food, local farmers, and free family fun! This annual community event demonstrates Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS’s) commitment to supporting small to mid-size farmers, serving fresh and locally-grown food in our lunchrooms, and educating our students and families about the importance of local food, agriculture, wellness, and nutrition. The BBQ will take place in the parking lot of MPS’s Culinary Center, right in front of a large garden transformed into an outdoor farm classroom.

 

Justice Page Middle School to Celebrate Installation of Student Murals

On Friday, September 6, 2019, students, staff, families and community members will celebrate the installation of four murals created by Justice Page Middle School students last year that now adorn the 49th and 50th Street entrances to the building.

 

Start School With Free Immunizations

Get all the required shots your student needs to stay healthy and be ready for the first day of school – at no cost – at Minneapolis Public Schools’ Student Placement Office on West Broadway in North Minneapolis. No appointments or insurance are necessary and free transportation is available from our New Families Center in South Minneapolis.