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Music Concert and Dinner Fundraiser Thursday, May 23rd
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:00 AM

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Junior Iron Chef Champions!
Monday, May 13, 2019 11:45 AM

Congratulations to Aesha and Dora, MPS Junior Chef champions!  The 8th grade Anwatin duo competed at the MPS Junior Iron Chef competition alongside a local professional chef Justin Sutherland from the Handsome Hog and won first place!  Congratulations!  Look for their winning recipe featured soon across Minneapolis Public Schools lunchrooms - vegetarian jackfruit tostadas de tinga.  

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.

Monday, May 13, 6-8PM,
Edison High School
700 22nd Ave N.E.

Thursday, May 16, 6-8PM,
Southwest High School
3414 W. 47th St.

Monday, May 20, 6-8PM,
Wilder Building Auditorium
3345 Chicago Ave S

Tuesday, May 21, 6-8PM
Davis Center
1250 W Broadway Ave.

Light refreshments, beverages, school-aged childcare and interpretation will be available.  If any other accomodations are needed, please contact Shantel Shorter, 612.668.0128 or shantel.shorter@mpls.k12.mn.us.  Minneapolis Public Schools Parent Advisory Councils are also talking about the Comprehensive District Design in their April and May meetings.

Read more: A letter from MPS Leadership

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8th Grade Prom Details
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:00 PM

Anwatin’s first ever 8th Grade prom will be Friday, May 17th from 6:30 – 9:00PM.  Pre-sale tickets are 5 dollars and are sold at lunch up through May 13th.  Tickets purchased the week of or at the door are 10 dollars.  Look for more details about food, entertainment, dress code and dress giveaways online.  Click here for details.

A Celebration of Asian American History and Hmong Heritage
Monday, May 6, 2019 2:40 PM
Hmong International Academy and the Office of Communications, Engagement, and External Relations invites you to celebrate Asian American History month with a Hmong Heritage Night with family friendly activities, speaker, and food. Please see flier for more information.
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Hmong International Academy school, 1501 30th Ave N, Mpls, MN 55411
Anwatin Triumphs at History Day
Monday, May 6, 2019 8:15 AM

On Saturday, May 3, 2019 teams from Anwatin competed at the MN State History Day competition.  Below is a recap from Profe Eliason.

  • Itzel Bastida , Valeria Juarez , Valeira Cruz:  Featured on the HD website with their project!  
  • Bela Santan, Maria Lee:  TOP TEN in STATE!!!  and Honorable Mention 
  • Isabel Sillers, Salema Meyers, Regan Wright,, Marina Amigon:  Honorable Mention
  • Isabelle Kral, Sara Conners, Ophelia Nelson: Honorable Mention!  
  • Sidney McGrath, Aviva Fisher:  2nd in State and GOING TO NATIONALS!  

Every year National History Day students dive into a particular theme.  This year's theme is Triumph and Tragedy.  Students in Individuals and Societies courses selected and researched topics, worked with teachers and mentors, and produced amazing projects - including websites, exhibits, and performances.  To learn more about History Day at Anwatin and how you can support, contact Anwatin teachers Robyn Eliason and Hayley Forrest.

Upcoming Events: Postcards Arriving Soon
Friday, May 3, 2019 4:35 PM

Families welcome!  Save the date!  Transportation assistance for families is available by request.  Please call Danny at 612-668-2450.  Preview a digital copy of the postcard being mailed the week of May 6th for a list of upcoming events.

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