Update on fake-fight video posted on social media
To all MPS families: You or your student may be aware of a video that is circulating on social media that appears to be a female and male student fighting in one of the Washburn High School hallways. School staff who talked to families of the students confirmed it was a “play fight” intended as a joke. We want you to know that keeping students safe and providing a culturally sensitive environment are priorities at MPS.
We’re not lion — The MPS robotics tournament is the mane place to be this weekend!
Watch as more than 1,600 students from 46 Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) come together to use robots for good. Students in grades four through eight will participate in the MPS Regional FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Tournament, while students in kindergarten through eighth grade will showcase their skills in the MPS Robotics Exhibition.
Patrick Henry is 100 Black Men Strong
More than 100 Black male professionals joined Black male scholars at Patrick Henry High School to lead conversations about college, career and life readiness. The theme of the event was “How to survive as a Black man in America,” and the goal is to empower, engage, encourage and equip students with the tools to thrive.
Northeast students ready to take a dip…in the Shark Tank!
Some-fin tells us you won’t want to miss this event. Courageous, curious and capable, Northeast Middle School students will take a dip in the Shark Tank on Friday to offer sustainable solutions to the issue of urban food deserts in Minneapolis.