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February 14, 2019 Vol. 1 No. 10

FHS Registration Fair

Photo feature: Fridley High School (FHS) students had the chance to chat with staff members and learn about course offerings at the Registration Fair held during their lunch hour on February 7, 2019. FHS offers a broad selection of classes and electives for students to choose from. As an International Baccalaureate World School, all 9th and 10th grade students participate in the Middle Years Programme. The school also follows an "IB for All" model, which means all 11th and 12th grade students take part in at least three Diploma Programme classes. In addition, students have access to the Career-related Programme, which focuses on healthcare and IT career pathways. These rigorous pathways prepare all Fridley students for college and careers! Pictured are students (from l to r): Hannah Etheridge, Jordan Loftus, Willem Mohn and Emily Hill.



Fridley ALC recognizes student achievement at Celebration of Excellence
Sixteen students at Fridley Moore Lake Area Learning Center (ALC) were honored for their hard work and accomplishments at the Celebration of Excellence held February 1, 2019. In addition, one student, Jakob Peets, received special recognition for his graduation from Fridley Public Schools. The event's theme centered on community, which highlighted the building of positive relationships among students, staff and the surrounding community. Click to read more...

ALC, FHS students selected to attend American Indian Youth Legislative Summit in Washington DC
Congratulations to the four Fridley students who were selected to take part in the National Congress of American Indian - Youth Legislative Summit in Washington DC! Students include: Savanna Bordeaux (ALC), Lita Kelsey (FHS), Karlista Knighten (ALC), and Ayrton Rosales (FHS). Click to read more...

Stevenson celebrates National African American Parent Involvement Day
In celebration of National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID), Stevenson Elementary students had the chance to share their school experience with their parents on February 11, 2019. Parents had the opportunity to meet teachers, staff and administrators, and visit their child's classrooms for a portion of the day. They also enjoyed a presentation put together by the students and Hope Laroche, Stevenson's family and cultural liaison. Click to read more...

FHS students earn "Personal Project of Distinction" designations
Out of the many impressive works displayed at the IB MYP Personal Projects Celebration, 55 Fridley High School students earned the "Personal Project of Distinction" designations. Classmates, staff and families voted on the projects that most stood out to them. Congratulations to these students! Click to read more...



Fridley Public Schools welcomes new Director of Finance and Operations

Fridley Public Schools welcomed new Director of Finance and Operations Todd Tillung to the administrative team in February 2019. Tillung comes to the district with over 12 years of experience of leadership roles in financial management. His role oversees the finance, transportation, buildings and grounds, and nutritional services departments in the district. Click to read more...

FMS teacher Rachel Cathey named KS95 Teacher of the Week
Congratulations to Fridley Middle School teacher Rachel Cathey, who was named KS95 Teacher of the Week! KS95 is a local radio station serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Rudy from KS95 visited her choir class on February 11, 2019 to award her an "Excellence Award" plaque, as well as a plaque for Fridley Middle School. Click to read more...

Congratulations February Employee of the Month - Ann Matthews

Fridley Public Schools February 2019 Employee of the Month is Ann Matthews, media clerk at Fridley High School. Ann began her role in September 2018. Fridley High School Principal Patty Hand said that Ann's energy for the students and staff is second to none. Click to read more...


Purchase your tickets for the Black & Gold Gala!

Purchase your tickets today for the Fridley Schools Foundation Black & Gold Gala! Join us on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Jax Cafe (1928 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 55418) as we raise money to benefit Fridley Public Schools students through teacher innovation grants and college scholarships.


Please note: Ticket prices will increase on March 1, 2019! Click here to purchase your ticket!

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