West schools briefs: Blake School sets session for families

  • November 20, 2012 - 6:36 AM


Blake School sets session for families

The Blake School will hold a session for prospective Lower School parents on Dec. 6.

The sessions for pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Highcroft Campus, 301 Peavey Lane, Wayzata. Parents can learn more about the campus, classes and staff.

A financial aid program will also be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 15 at Blake's Hopkins campus, 110 Blake Road S., to discuss need-based financial assistance, which is awarded to nearly 20 percent of the student body.

Admissions and financial aid applications are due Jan. 31. For more information, go to or call 952-988-3420.


Parent meeting scheduling online

Eden Prairie High School parents can schedule teacher conferences online this year.

The conferences will take place from 4-8 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 13. The online site to schedule an appointment will be open starting Friday through Dec. 3.

A link to the website is at Those without access to a computer can contact the high school at 952-975-8015 to receive a request form.


Blessed Trinity hosts St. Nicholas Party

Blessed Trinity Catholic School is hosting a St. Nicholas Party on Dec. 7 for all preschool and kindergarten students.

The party will take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at 7540 Penn Av. S. Eighth-graders will host activities, games and prizes. All visiting students must be accompanied by an adult and guided tours are available. Call 612-866-6906 to RSVP.


High schools honored for innovation

Jefferson and Kennedy high schools have been selected Division Star of Innovation winners by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals.

The award recognizes innovative programs that use creativity and imagination to achieve a positive impact. The two Bloomington schools were honored for a homeroom-based academic seminar that gives students one-on-one help from teachers.


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