View the summary of the 2019 ACT College Readiness Report. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Aug. 23, 2019 - Minnesota Alliance With Youth is pleased to announce that Anushka Thorat of Edina has been selected to serve on the Minnesota Youth Council for her second term, representing MN Congressional District 3. Other EPS schools with Energy Star certification are Countryside, Concord, Creek Valley and Highlands elementary schools. The 40-question multiple-choice test, sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, promotes the study of Latin and encourages individual students. Additionally, the percentage of students meeting the benchmark indicating college-readiness increased over last year. Latest Print Edition Videos. Edina Public Schools retains “All Rights Reserved” for all software, material, information, communications, text, graphics, electronic art, animations, audio, video, photos, curriculum and other data developed by Edina Public Schools that appears on this website. ACT, in collaboration with postsecondary institutions across the country, has established Benchmark Scores which predict a 50 percent chance that a student would obtain a B or higher in corresponding college courses. Anushka Thorat, an EHS senior, served on Dean Philips’s Youth Advisory Committee this summer. This ensemble, sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, consists of more than 100 high school orchestra players and represents the top performing high school musicians in the United States. Students who take the Latin I-IV Exams also receive awards. It is geared toward students who have expressed an interest in pursuing careers in public service. Dec. 17, 2019 - Olivia Pierce, a senior at Edina High School (EHS), was one of two recipients of Edina’s 2019 Tom Oye Award, which honors socially-minded residents and their pursuits of equity and fairness. Find Edina Senior High School test scores, student-teacher ratio, parent reviews and teacher stats. Tsai competed in the junior high section, which includes grades 7-9. Read More. Oct. 29, 2020 – Four Edina High School students received recognition from the Minnesota High School Press Association for their stories featured in the Zephyrus student news publication. “I enjoy teaching economics because it’s applicable and relevant for students. These students have received Aspiration in Computing awards presented by the National Center for Women and Information Technology. The best places in Minnesota Here are the best places to live in Minnesota These are the 10 most affordable cities in Minnesota 10 Best cities in Minnesota for employment 10 best cities to buy a new house in Minnesota Yearbook classifieds for Edina High yearbooks are listed below. The students excelled in challenging circumstances, with the state championship and qualifying regional competitions moving to an online format due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Dell Scholars also receive personalized and multifaceted support, a laptop, Chegg credits to be used for textbook purchases, and access to the Scholars Resource Network, which connects students and their families with support for variety of needs. ® LEGO® League (FLL) Rookie Team #24946 - Astro Bots - earned multiple trophies in the 2019-2020 FLL Minnesota Regional and Sectional Tournaments. The team also won the Control Award at both tournaments. This award was given to Cullison in recognition of his commitment to excellence in economic education for grades 9-12. The Edina Orchestras encompass over 500 students, elementary through high school, in ensembles that promote and nurture student participation in orchestra, chamber, small group, and solo performance. 8 among public, non-charter high schools in the state, and is No. Based out of Minnesota, Webcast America has expanded across the US and is daily 'bringing people together'. WHO WE ARE. March 24, 2020 – Edina Public Schools is pleased to announce that 17 Edina High School students have advanced from Semi-finalist to Finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program. During the conference held Oct. 8, recipients of individual awards included, Dedeepya Guthikonda, first place winner for Newspaper Sports Story and third place winner for Broadcast Feature Story;  Ellen Mi, second place winner for Newspaper Feature Story; Matthew Hovelsrud, third place winner for Newspaper Editorial/Opinion; and Izzy Wagener, fifth place winner for Newspaper News Story. View the results from the state tournament, Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE), the strong STEM foundation throughout EPS, View the summary of the 2019 ACT College Readiness Report, Blackboard Web Community Manager Privacy Policy (Updated), Kristy Ardinger, Continuous Progress Teacher at Countryside Elementary, Alyssa Barnes, Kindergarten Teacher at Countryside Elementary, Bryana Carlson, Grade 4 Teacher at Countryside Elementary, Erica Wattson, Gifted Education Teacher at Highlands Elementary, Dan Mollick, Orchestra Teacher at Valley View Middle School, Brad Dahlman, Social Studies Teacher at Edina High School, Shannon Seaver, Mathematics Teacher at Edina High School, Meggie Trenda, Spanish Teacher at Edina High School, Girls’ Cross Country – Posted their 3rd State Championship in last five years, Activities offered to strengthen 21st century skills, such as: media proficiency, creativity, environmental literacy and social/cross-cultural awareness, Celebration of diversity and topics for a wide variety of learning needs, Opportunities for students to socialize and work with others during and after school, Hands-on problem solving and project-based learning, Opportunities for real-world challenges and introduction to career opportunities in STEM fields. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. The NCWIT for AiC honors young women in grades 9-12 who are active and interested in computing technology. Orono High School, ranked 356, and Edina High School, ranked 363, are the only public high schools in the state listed in Newsweek’s highest ranking. Edina’s new Board-Certified Teachers are: National Board Certification is achieved through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-reviewed assessment of a teacher's pedagogical skills and content knowledge. The list includes rankings for the top 5,000 schools. The state championship competition is Friday, February 7, where the EHS Music Listening Team will be defending their state title. Eight students were recognized, along with EHS overall and Coach Hayden Uihlein. The Gold Medallion Awards represent the best work published by Minnesota high school media. We’ll send a team to compete at Harvard in the spring,” Cullison said. Youth Council members meet with elected officials, advocate for legislation and policy platforms that support equity and young people and hold legislative committee meetings to hear legislation directly from elected officials. She and husband Kip have raised five children – Padrin ‘92, Prinna ‘93, Peter ‘96, Pharon ‘99, Perek ‘02 – all of whom were members of the Edina High School Concert Band between the years of 1990 and 2002. The award celebrates an innovative control system or application of control components – electrical, mechanical, or software – to provide unique machine functions. Oct. 1, 2019 – The EHS yearbook Whigrean has earned the highest ratings in its history from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the 2019 edition “Perspective.” NSPA rated the Whigrean as "First Class" for the third year in a row, but for the first time, it received two marks of distinction, in both photography and writing, and the highest score it’s ever received. Lila Emerson, Sonja Holtey and Kate Hagen will present their research titled Elizabeth Blackwell: Mending Justice in the Group Exhibit Board category. View the list of students named National Merit Semifinalists. Piece of Cake will be advancing for the third year in a row to the Minnesota State Tournament, February 7 and 8. Introduction to Latin students can receive ribbons and certificates of achievement. If you want to see if others from Edina, MN high schools want to make a trade for a yearbook, post your info below. If you are a Edina alumn, we encourage you to register and be sure to sign up for the alumni newsletter. Astro Bots won the Robot Performance Award at the regional tournament, and the Innovation Project Award and Head to Head 2nd Place in the sectional tournament. The list, released on Nov. 8 – National STEM Day – names eight Minnesota schools in the top 500. Twenty-two Edina High School students have been selected as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. May 8, 2020 – Edina High School is ranked among the top 10 public non-charter high schools in Minnesota by U.S. News and World Report in its annual Best High Schools Rankings. Copyright © 2002-2021 Blackboard, Inc. All rights reserved. He participated in the Chess with Russ program offered through Community Education at Cornelia Elementary School. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses and participate in meetings with the president and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. They had the opportunity to rehearse with guest conductor Andy Nelson, and performed at the Minnesota Music Educators Midwinter Clinic at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday, February 14th. 817 nationally. The following students have been named Commended Students: Sept. 17, 2020 - More than 86% of Edina students who took AP tests last spring scored 3 or higher, consistent with scores over the past four years despite the unique challenges presented by COVID-19. Jan. 24, 2020 - Marshall Tsai, a seventh grader at South View Middle School, took first in his category at the School Chess Association Frozen Open tournament, January 18 at Plymouth Middle School. Mangalick has served as Student Commissioner on the Edina Planning Commission from 2018-2019. Hassan has been a student in the district’s college preparatory program AVID, one of the key scholarship criteria. For former Edina students from MN, you can view the class reunion information that has been posted by other site visitors. Students do not compete with their fellow students on a comparative basis, but are evaluated on their own performance on the exam. Dec. 15, 2020 – Eight EPS educators have received National Board Certification, a major professional achievement and credential of excellence. April 8, 2020 – Four South View eighth graders have qualified for the state History Day Competition. Oct. 22, 2019 - ACT test-takers in Edina High School’s Class of 2019 posted higher average scores than previous years in all subjects, according to the 2019 ACT College Readiness Report. The following students have advanced to Finalist standing: March 16, 2020 - Edina Public Schools has been ranked the top school district in Minnesota for student success, according to USA Today. The recipients of the awards include seniors Sofie Shand and Amy Wang who both received a Minnesota Affiliate award. Visit this site often to view pictures of the reunion! In the Minnesota FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL), Edina middle schools have three teams headed to the State Championship after their successes at the Regional and Sectional tournaments: The District Office, The Furry Wookiees, and The Wonderful Weeping Willows. FLL is a robotics program that engages students in research, coding, engineering, and problem solving to complete theme-based challenges. As Semifinalists advance to Finalist standing, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation evaluates students based on abilities, skills, and accomplishments and selects 7,600 Finalists for Merit Scholarship awards. The District Office won the Robot Performance award at the Regional tournament in December. Congratulations to the following students: Ryan Jiang, gold medal and summa cum laude, Max Heirigs, gold medal and summa cum laude, Hannah Owen Pierre, silver medal and maxima cum laude, Cora Adam, gold medal and summa cum laude, Anna Wang, silver medal and maxima cum laude, Zach Lugo, gold medal and summa cum laude, Alexis Yi, silver medal and maxima cum laude, Calli Glass, silver medal and maxima cum laude, Jamie Yuan, silver medal and maxima cum laude, Sarah Bryan, silver medal and maxima cum laude. The students will join the Orchestra for a one-day rehearsal at the University of Northwestern–St. as the 2019 Economic Educator of the Year. These students place among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Dec. 18, 2019 - Four EHS teams brought home Minnesota State High School championship trophies this fall. Valley View gym named in honor of Manderfeld, Eight Edina teachers achieve Board Certification, HRRC recognizes 'Seeds of Change' organizers with Tom Oye, Virtual public hearings for WBWF, Truth in Taxation, National Merit students recognized in virtual reception, Director of DMTS honored with IMS Global Leadership Award. Season Tickets. Sept. 23, 2020 – Twenty-two Edina High School students have been selected as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 16,000 students were selected as Semifinalists and will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships. GET TOGETHER. The list, released on Nov. 8 – National STEM Day – names eight Minnesota schools in the top 500. Senior year is a time to celebrate your time at Edina High School. Edina High School Football; Edina Football Home Mascot Hornets Team Varsity 2020 Colors Green, White Coach Jason Potts Address 6754 Valley View Rd, Edina, MN 55439 Overall 2-5 Conference 1-3 State (MN) Rank 51. In addition, we encourage you to post your profile in the alumni directory, share information about the school activities you were involved with and reconnect with Edina High School alumni. Whether you're the proud parent or the accomplished senior, Jostens has all you need to commemorate your high school achievements and memories. Jan. 8, 2020 – The Minnesota String and Orchestra Teachers Association has selected five EHS freshman to be members of the Middle Level Honors Orchestra. The Tom Oye Award is given annually in honor of the late Tom Oye, a founding member of the Edina Human Rights and Relations Commission. Phone: 952-848-3800. “She uses her voice as a young black woman to advocate for greater representation of people of color in her faith tradition, and her school community, and in service opportunities locally and abroad,” said presenter Caitlin Ellingen Friedemann. – The Edina High School Young Conservatives Club (YCC) announced a settlement last week with the Edina High School administration in a lawsuit against the school district. It should be a personal and external email from this system. Nov. 16, 2020 – Edina Public Schools is recognizing 25 students selected as National Merit Semifinalists and 22 students selected as Commended Students. In addition to individual awards, the EHS yearbook Whigrean received the MHSPA Gold Medallion Award, the highest award given to a Minnesota high school publication. The teams were recognized at the Dec. 16 School Board meeting. The Valley View Middle School south gym is now the Mary Manderfeld Gymnasium. This award recognizes IMS Global members who have gone above and beyond in displaying leadership. Dec. 10, 2020 – The Human Rights & Relations Commission recently honored organizers of the summer “Seeds of Change” art installation at 50th & France with the 2020 Tom Oye Human Rights Award for championing human rights in the community. Scholar: Sophia Charan Hometown: Minneapolis High School: Edina High School High School GPA: 3.99 (un-weighted) College: Yale Probable Area of Study in College: Chemical Engineering Past extracurricular activities: Speech Team (two varsity letters, captain), Edina High School's Amnesty International (co-leader, community service letter), project earth, breakfast book club, CSPA rated “Perspective” at the "Gold Medalist” level, having earned 921 out of a possible 1000 points. School Board Work Session. EHS ranks No. March 31, 2020 – Edina High School senior Ikraan Hassan is one of 500 students nationwide to receive a $20,000 Dell Scholarship through the Dell Scholars Program. Edina Morningside High School . History Day is an inter-disciplinary research project for students in grades 6-12. Leadership awards are given to individuals who worked hard to promote IMS Global, make significant contributions to developing IMS standards, and provide benefits for members and supporters to enable the future of education. Edina Class of '69 50th Class Reunion Has Taken Place! The Superior with Distinction rating represents an outstanding performance in all major categories for all selections performed. “The art exhibit was a space for healing and reflection and many were sad to see it go when the summer was over.”. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing. Sept. 25, 2019 – Edina senior Avahnii Lewis was selected by the City Pages as one of the nine most inspiring teens in the Twin Cities - young people who were “enriching the world around them and will continue to.” Each of the nine students were highlighted in a personal story about their accomplishments and what makes them an inspiration. This panel is made up of 20-25 community leaders from around Minnesota in education, business, and government. Students in the district are also more likely to be enrolled in advanced, college level courses than students in districts statewide. Edina High School classmates of graduating class of 1972 reunion website. The publication ranked approximately 17,790 public high schools in the U.S. based on 2017-18 data. The Gustavus Wind Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 in Fick Auditorium at Edina High School, 6754 Valley View Road, the third stop on its nine-concert 2019 Tour of Minnesota. Students conduct in-depth resources using primary and secondary sources, and a variety of texts, then write and present their research as a paper, exhibit, documentary, performance or website. Since we left these grounds: 51 Years, 7 Months, 13 Days Email Class Website Committee Visitors: 128015 AP classes finished the year in a distance learning model following the outbreak of COVID-19. The professional staff at Edina schools are dedicated to nurturing the gift of music and performance in their students, hence setting up a lifetime skill. She is also a member of the Black Student Union. Four are private schools and two are charter schools. The award recognizes the building’s performance in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency, averaging 35 percent less energy used and 35 percent less carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. 44 questions with Mr. Beaton. Oct. 10, 2019 – Edina High School senior Dahyun Hong has been selected to participate in the All-National Honors Symphony Orchestra Ensemble. View the results from the state tournament. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Education Statistics, they determined the top school district in each state using a variety of measures, such as high school graduation rate, teacher-to-student ratio, and per-pupil spending. Home: News: Contact Classmates: In Memory of: Class Museum: Looking Back: Look at us Now: We got together: 1972 in Review: Reunions Message Board Photo Galleries Guestbook Offsite Links: The … Second place winners receive silver medals and maxima cum laude certificates. Edina residents passed a $1.25 million school bond in 1946, to build a citywide high school. Weinstein was one of two saxophone players selected in the state, and Pugh was the only guitarist chosen for the group. 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