Monthly Archives: May 2013

Goodbye Northeast Middle School

I’m sorry to say that this will be my last post as Northeast Middle School’s AVID teacher.  After summer school I’ll be taking a leave of absence from Minneapolis Public Schools to pursue a really exciting opportunity, the opening of … Continue reading

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Thank You Tutors

  The students and I would like to thank our dedicated, hard-working AVID tutors.  They have spent the year supporting all of our AVID students both in tutorial and in their core classes.  Their work has made a difference at … Continue reading

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29 Sixth Graders Travel to Duluth

  This wasn’t an AVID trip, but I was invited to join some of our AVID students on a Humanities Field Trip to Duluth May 21 and 22.  The group met early at Northeast Middle School where the local wild … Continue reading

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Seventh Grade Visits St. Thomas

Today our seventh grade AVID students visited St. Thomas to be delegates to the State Model UN conference.  The topic was global poverty and each pair of students represented a country on a specific issue.  Students made speeches, communicated with … Continue reading

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Eighth Grade Collaborates with William Mitchell School of Law

Earlier this year one of our eighth grade students, David, wrote a letter to William Mitchell School of Law in St. Paul.  We received back a heartfelt personal letter that included the line “if there is anything else we can do . … Continue reading

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