IB TriWorld School

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

RBC Honored for 25 Years of Supporting Anwatin Excellence
Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:15 PM

At this evening's Taste of Anwatin community event, special guests from the Minneapolis Aquatenial joined Anwatin in honoring RBC Wealth Management for their service and commitment to supporting Anwatin Middle School IB World School and Spanish Dual Immersion.  View their acceptance video here.

Taste of Anwatin: TONIGHT 5-8:30PM
Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:00 PM

View details here

Anwatin History Day is this week!
Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:45 AM
On Tuesday Dec 10th and Wed Dec 11th all 7th and 8th graders will be showcasing their History Day projects to students in other Individuals and Societies classes.   Select projects will be given the opportunity to represent Anwatin at the district History Day competition in March.  
We are so proud of the History Day work our students are doing!  Families are invited to observe and celebrate projects at Taste of Anwatin on Thursday Dec 12th.

Learn more about the National History Day Competition here.
YOU Define Anwatin Excellence!
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:00 AM
The Anwatin community gathered Tuesday morning to launch this year's student-created, school-wide agreements, defined by student representatives from each advisory during a constitutional convention convened by our principal, Ellen Shulman.  As it relates to how we are and learn together at Anwatin, students declared that at Anwatin we continuously strive to:
  • Respect others
  • Be responsible -- do smart things
  • Be our best -- stay positive
  • Be open-minded and include others
  • Take care of our school
  • Be engaged in school
Building Community Through Shared-Interests
Friday, November 22, 2019 3:20 PM

This November, the Anwatin community launched an exciting school-wide inititative to invite students into leadership choice advisories where students can build community and explore a shared-interest in social and academic morning groups called Leadership Choice Advisories.  Teachers, staff, and community members have collaborated and are offering a range of experiences  - such as cooking, embroidery, reptiles, juggling, competetive games, event planners, and Spanish debate - just to name a few.  Read more here - and learn how you can support this work!

Call for volunteers!
Friday, November 22, 2019 2:00 PM

The Anwatin community needs you!  On Thursday, December 12th is Anwatin Middle School's annual Taste of Anwatin - an all-school international celebration of food, arts, service, and learning.  We'd love to have 30 parent and community volunteers helping with event preparations and support during the event.  Many hands make light work.  Add your name to our volunteer list and we'll follow up with you.  There are a range of opportunities available!

Get to Know Us
Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:00 AM
Get to know us!  We'd like to invite you to learn more about the exciting things happening at Anwatin Middle School IB World School and Spanish Dual Immersion by:

Also, watch our website for the latest news and updates from our school.

Additional Information Related to Enrollment
Current 5th grade students attending a pathway school of Anwatin (Bryn Mawr, Whittier, Emerson, Windom) will automatically enroll and no action is required.  Students opting in to Anwatin from another site or students from a pathway school wishing to request enrollment at another MPS site must complete a school request form online.  The window for school requests opens November 15th through February 10th.  The school counselor at Anwatin will visit elementary sites in the spring with course registration forms and additional details.  If you have any questions about enrollment, please contact our main office at 612-668-2450 or the school counselor at 612-668-2455.

High School Open House Dates
Friday, November 8, 2019 4:40 PM

8th graders and other interested parties: learn more about the exciting offerings at MPS high schools by visiting their open house or scheduling a tour.  See a list of open house dates here.

Boletín de Inmersión | Immersion Newsletter
Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:25 PM

The Spanish Immersion Fall 2019 Newsletter is now available!  Read it here.  Ya está disponsible el boletín de otoño del programa de inmersión.  Lealo aquí.

Partnership Fuels Innovation and Creativity
Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:20 AM

"For 25 years, RBC Wealth Management has supported Anwatin in a variety of ways. And at a time when the need is greater than ever, the firm has found more ways to help out."  Read more here!

Anwatin Welcomes ALL Families
Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:30 AM
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We are excited to welcome all families to the new school year. We are ready to provide a safe and nurturing environment to our students. Our main priority, as educators and schools staff, is the safety and social well-being of our students.
During the first week of school and throughout the year, teachers and school staff will be developing trusting relationship with their students and families. We will be alert and vigilant about our students’ attendance and overall engagement. MPS staff will practice cultural humility and focus on learning from students and families about their interests and immediate needs. 
Please be assured that MPS and our school does not collect or keep citizenship and immigration status information or enforce immigration laws, so we cannot and will not provide information to any government agencies. The U.S. Supreme Court has established that public schools must be accessible to all children regardless of immigration status. We want and welcome all our students. Please contact the school principal, Ellen Shulman, if you have any questions.
Comprehensive District Design Resources
Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:00 PM

Families seeking more information about the initial recommendations of the Comprehensive District Design planning, what it means for Anwatin, and schools across the district, are invited to learn more here , read this one-pager, and are invited to participate in a community discussion about the proposed Comprehensive District Design.

Read more: A letter from MPS Leadership

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