Jefferson volleyball hosts Veterans Night

Bloomington Jefferson High School's varsity volleyball team will host a Veteran's Night on Thursday.

Veterans are invited to join the varsity team before the match at 6 p.m. for refreshments and photos with the team, and a commemoration to honor the commitment of all veterans. Veterans will receive free admission to the match and complimentary popcorn.

American Legion Post 550 has been a supporter of the Jefferson volleyball program and recently made a generous donation to the program for new uniforms.


Elementary school's 50th anniversary

Sunset Hill Elementary School in Plymouth will be 50 years old in November, and staff and parents have planned a celebration on Nov. 17 from 1 to 3 p.m.

The event is a community open house and all-school reunion for students and staff members. Student Council members will provide guided tours of Sunset Hill, and teachers and classrooms will present a tour of "Sunset Hill Through the Decades."

Staff members are lining up participation from alumni and past staff as well as memorabilia from the school. If you are interested in participating in or attending the celebration or have any memorabilia to contribute to the celebration, contact the Sunset Hill front office at 763-745-5900 or e-mail More information is available on Facebook at


Blessed Trinity kicks off fundraiser

Blessed Trinity just kicked off its Marathon of Service. Students are being asked to collect pledges from now until Oct. 2.

Blessed Trinity hopes to raise $45,000 for this annual fundraiser, held in the fall all across Minnesota in demonstration of support for parochial education.

Blessed Trinity's Marathon Day will be Oct. 4. On that day, Blessed Trinity students and families will make sandwiches for Loaves and Fishes, collect food donations for the local food shelf, clean pews at three sponsoring churches and pick up litter around the school's neighborhoods. Marathon donations can be made at

Kim McGuire