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Park Center Sophomores present their IBMYP Personal Projects

The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Personal Project is a right of passage for grade 10 students at Park Center Senior High.  This significant body of work is produced over several months and ties together skills that have been developed from sixth through tenth grades.  Students create a project which can be anything they are interested in or passionate about.  Projects range from composing a song, writing poetry, photography, baking, cooking, sports - the list is endless.  While creating the project, students write a report describing their process as well as reflecting on the skills they learned.

Sophomores at Park Center Senior were up to the task and presented very thorough and well thought out projects.  Many chose to present a project that had close ties to them - creating a cook book of family recipes, video story of the Hmong, remodeling of a 1920s home, cultural difference of east and west Africa, today’s fashion, dream trip to Seattle, beat boxing, astronomy and many, many more.

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Maget Lottery Application
The Magnet Lottery Application for school year 2017-18 reopened on March 20, 2017 and will remain open through April 21, 2017.  Access the application here.

The Second Tier lottery was performed the week of March 13 and notification letters are set to be mailed the week of March 20, 2017.

All students who have not been assigned to a magnet school of their choice will be placed on a randomized wait list starting the week of April 24, 2017.

Congratulations to the 2017 Magnet Schools of America National Merit Awards Winners
Magnet Schools of America's annual Merit Awards recognizes member magnet schools/programs that demonstrate a commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement.

History Day 2017 - “Taking a Stand In History”
History Day Competitions took place across the Northwest Suburban Integration School District once again as history became alive!  Students from Rockford Middle School and Salk Middle School held individual competitions at their schools in order to move on to regional competitions.

Students Visit Feed My Starving Children
AVID, Essence, and Step-Up Mentorship students from across the NWSISD consortium visited Feed My Starving Children on two different occasions to pack food as part of a cross-district field trip and community service action.

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2017 Educator Institute - Transforming Education Through Absent Narratives

The third annual Educator Institute: Transforming Education Through Absent Narratives immerses participants in the Humanities Center's proven approach to increase student engagement through absent narratives- those voices often left out or marginalized. This experience prepares Minnesota educators to develop meaningful connections with their students and implement practical classroom strategies to bring absent narratives pedagogy into practice.

Applications accepted through March 31!  More information here.

Upcoming Events with NWSISD
Upcoming Events:
College and Career Conference for Middle School Girls, Tuesday, April 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  A great opportunity for middle school girls.  Registration and information is here.

Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota IDP Field Trip, Wednesday, April 5, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Take a guided tour of several sacred sites located in the Twin Cities.  More information and registration is here.

2017 Student Leadership Conference - Leadership Opens Doors to Opportunity, April 25, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  Get registered and ready for a variety of hands-on workshops, competitive events, and college and career fair.

College Visits 2017
Join Northwest Suburban Integration School District on college visits throughout the school year.  Below are fliers and sign up instructions for both high school and middle school.  Email or call Ayenna for openings at 763-450-1331 or jdavis@nws.k12.mn.us.

High School College Visit Flyer - updated 1/23
High School Sign-Up - updated 1/23

Middle School College Visit Flyer
Middle School Sign - Up