West metro school briefs: Wayzata student to be delegate to U.S. Senate Youth Program

  • December 31, 2013 - 2:08 PM


Student to be delegate to Senate youth event

Priyanka Narayan, a senior at Wayzata High School, was selected as one of only two students to represent Minnesota at the U.S. Senate Youth Program to be held March 8-15 in Washington, D.C.

In addition, Priyanka will receive a $5,000 college scholarship. The program was founded in 1962. Each year, two of the highest-achieving students from each state, the District of Columbia and Department of Defense schools overseas are selected through a competitive merit-based selection process held at state departments of education nationwide.


PreK-3 open house set at Blessed Trinity

Blessed Trinity will have an open house for preschool through third grade on Jan. 16. Tours will begin at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., but visitors may stop in anytime between 4:30 and 7 p.m.

Blessed Trinity offers morning and afternoon preschool options, full- and half-day kindergarten, and child care before and after class and in the summer. Its extended-care rooms will be open from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with a presentation at 6 p.m.

RSVP by calling 612-866-6906 or visiting This open house will be on Blessed Trinity’s Penn Campus, located at 7540 Penn Av. S. in Richfield.


Kindergarten choice deadline approaches

Parents who want to enroll their children in continuous-progress or French-immersion programs must complete the Kindergarten Program Choice Preference form by 4 p.m. Jan. 13.

The form will ask applicants to identify first and second choices. All preference forms received by the deadline will be given equal consideration. Completion of the preference form does not guarantee placement in the program. Once forms are processed, parents will be notified by Jan. 17 if their child has been accepted into one of the districtwide programs.


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