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Welcome to Anwatin! ¡Bienvenidos!

Our Mission Statement: Anwatin Middle School develops young people to become principled, open-minded, inquiring members of a global community.

Nuestra Declaración de Misión: La Escuela Intermedia Anwatin desarrolla en los jóvenes la integridad, una mente abierta, y su capacidad de ser miembros indagadores de una comunidad global.

Jr.Iron Chef Competition!!
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 4:00 PM

STUDENTS: MPS Culinary & Wellness Services and the True Food Chef Council are looking for MPS middle school students to participate in the 3rd Annual MPS Junior Iron Chef Competition!  Students will be paired with local chefs to compete top-chef style for a panel of judges. Click above link for more information.

Audition for the Project SUCCESS School Musical!
Monday, March 27, 2017 12:40 PM

WHEN | Tuesday, March 28 or Wednesday, March 29 at 3:45 pm. WHERE | Meet in the Anwatin Auditorium after school.
PREPARATION | Be prepared to sing, dance, and read a few lines from a script. Come with a song that shows off your voice. Whether it’s “Happy Birthday” or a song from the radio, any song is great! We will teach you a simple dance, but no dance experience is required—so don’t worry! We’ll have fun! Click above for more information.

RBC Wealth Management Anwatin 8th Grade Scholarship
Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:10 PM

To date RBC Wealth Management has awarded Anwatin students over $150,000 in scholarship money.  Applications will be due no later than April 12th, at 4pm.  Learn more here.

Anwatin to offer Spring Break Academy
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:50 PM

During spring break, Anwatin will be hosting small, interactive classes in the morning and BEACONS activities in the afternoons - registration is required and it's free!  The sessions are from 9:00am-3:15pm Monday, April 3rd - Friday, April 7th.  Participants receive free busing to and from school as well as breakfast and lunch daily.  For more information, contact Assistant Principal Lorraine Rhodes-Dix at lorraine.rhodes-dix@mpls.k12.mn.us or call 612-668-2450.

MPS Literacy Curriculum Fair is March 21st & 22nd
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 1:15 PM

Share your feedback at the MPS PreK-5 Literacy curriculum fair. Translated information in Somali, Spanish and Hmong. 

March 2017 Newsletter | Noticias de la Escuela
Monday, March 06, 2017 4:50 PM

Students will be taking home the print edition of the March 2017 newsletter for students and families this Friday, March 10th.  You can view the digital version online right now clicking here!

Los alumnos llevarán a casa la edición impresa del buletín de la escuela para el mes de marzo del 2017 este viernes, 10 de marzo.  ¡Puede ver ya la versión digital pulsando aquí!

Minneapolis 90 Second Newbery Film Festival Features Anwatin Students
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:25 PM

Please give a huge congratulations to Audrey B. and Gia B. for their 90 Second Newbery video "A Wrinkle in Time" stop motion with cats which has been chosen to be screened at the Minneapolis 90 Second Newbery Film Festival on February 25th!  Thank you to Anwatin Design teacher Jess Nite for facilitating this excellent opportunity for our students.  More

Geography Bee News
Sunday, February 05, 2017 9:00 AM

Recently 30 young Anwatin geographers competed in the final competition for Geography Bee. The bee started with a round on US Geography and quickly progressed to a round about the oceans and other aspects of world geography. The most suspenseful moment was when.... read more

English Spelling Bee News
Friday, February 03, 2017 8:55 AM

Over 30 fantastic 6th, 7th, and 8th grade spellers competed in our school bee on January 11.  Congratulations to our spelling bee winner, 8th grader Oswald Funwi!  He won with the word “chevalier”.  read more

Anwatin Peace Rally: We Love Our Scholars
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:00 PM

As Anwatin students came off of the busses and out of the cafeteria Tuesday morning the 31st of January, they were greeted by an unusual sight; the whole Anwatin staff, donned in Anwatin shirts and waving signs, were dancing in the hallway to music and enthusiastically greeting the students! Staff ushered some 560 surprised and... read more

Attendance and Readiness Matter!
Monday, December 12, 2016 7:10 PM

Anwatin staff encourage students and their families to take the necessary steps to be ready for class every day.  Students should get a good night's rest, eat a healthy breakfast, dress for the weather, and arrive to school on-time.  Once at school, we expect students to transition between classes in a timely manner.  Students who arrive late to three or more classes on a given school day will be assigned lunch detention which is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Let's all work together to ensure our students are in class and ready to learn.

Anwatin Launches Weekend Food Program for Families
Monday, November 28, 2016 2:45 PM

Do you need some extra food for the weekend? We have an opportunity at Anwatin Middle School where your child can discreetly receive a bag of food to take home at the end of every week. Just sign up by contacting family liaison Kendra Shulman at kendra.shulman@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612.668.2478.  More information

Immersion News/Noticias de Immersión
Friday, October 07, 2016 12:00 AM

¿Qué hay de nuevo en las noticias de inmersión ??? Encuentra aquí / What's new in Immersion news??? Find out here!

Get to know us! Schedule a tour today!
Sunday, December 13, 2015 6:40 PM

Click here to learn about our tours!  Pulse aquí y entérese sobre las visitas escolares!

Attendance and Bus Expectations
Sunday, December 06, 2015 9:55 PM

As parents and staff of Anwatin students, we need to ensure that students are receiving the best education possible. One goal we must have is to have students in seats every day all day. We also want bus rides to be safe and pleasant. Click on this link to find out how YOU can help us achieve these goals.