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For the fifth consecutive year, Bloomington Transition Center (BTC) was recognized as an Exemplar School by the Minnesota Department of Education for successfully implementing and sustaining Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).

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Bloomington Public Schools teacher Grace Díaz has been named the 2024 Minnesota History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Díaz has taught middle school social studies at Valley View Middle for the past three years.

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BPS presents its summer community musical ‘High School Musical’ July 25-28 at Jefferson High School.

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Jefferson junior Jenny Wen is among 11 high school students honored with a Minnesota Department of Education Scholars of Distinction award.

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Bloomington Public Schools has earned top awards from the National School Public Relations Association for communication and video production projects.

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Three Bloomington high school students competed at the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) national tournament, held June 16-21 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Jefferson boys lacrosse coach Scott Cater received two Coach of the Year honors this season and led the team to its first Metro West Conference championship since 2016.

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Jefferson sophomore Nolan Hultgren had a solid showing at the Class AAA Boys State Golf Tournament.

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Olson Middle School seventh grade student Steven Koutroupas came in third place at the National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland.

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Four student athletes from Bloomington’s Jefferson and Kennedy high schools placed in the top 10 in Class AAA competitions at the State Track and Field meet.

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Students at Valley View Elementary School ended their school year by helping plant new trees around the school grounds with the help of a grant and volunteers from Tree Trust.

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Jefferson High School junior Bode Campbell finished his tennis season with a first-round win in the Class AA state tournament and the Section 6AA singles championship.

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The largest class of Bloomington Transition Center (BTC) program students earned diplomas this year. The 39 students are the largest number of graduates in program history.

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Announcing a new principal for Jefferson High School and assistant principals for Kennedy High School and Valley View Middle School

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Bloomington Public Schools is providing free summer meals to all students 18 years of age and younger at schools through the Summer Food Service Program.

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Bloomington Public Schools is looking for literacy and math tutors to support elementary students during the 2024-25 school year. AmeriCorps has full- and part-time Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps tutor positions in our schools.

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Kennedy High School senior Dulce “Camila” Pineda Ruiz won second place in the Third Congressional District Art Show for her marker drawing titled, “My Bedroom.”

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Artwork by seven Jefferson and Kennedy high school students were selected to be displayed at the MSHSL Visual Arts Exhibition.

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Oak Grove Elementary 5th graders brought home two first place victories at the Math Masters competition held in Inver Grove Heights on April 20.

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Three Olson Middle School students will be the first to represent Bloomington Public Schools in the National History Day competition after coming in first place at the Minnesota History Day competition.

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