Bloomington Public Schools’ Rick Kaufman, APR, receives national award for contributions to school safety
Published on Jun 07, 2023
Bloomington Public Schools executive director of community relations and emergency management, Rick Kaufman, APR, has been honored with the Presidents Award by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).
Published on Jun 05, 2023
Dozens of young adults in Bloomington Transition Center (BTC) programs completed their transition programming and are moving on from an education setting to live and work independently in our community.
Published on Jun 05, 2023
Students attending Bloomington Career and College Academy (BCCA) earned more than 1,400 college credits and dozens of professional certificates. These figures cap off a successful eighth year for the program.
Published on Jun 01, 2023
Liz Lodermeier will become the new Principal of Indian Mounds Elementary School, effective July 1. Lodermeier has been the dean of students at Valley View Elementary School for the past four years.
Published on May 30, 2023
Olson Middle School eighth grader, Sylvan Redish, is the winner of a national competition showcasing students’ knowledge and skills of using digital mapping technology to teach viewers about a researched topic.
Published on May 26, 2023
Oak Grove Middle School Principal Brian Ingemann has accepted a one-year interim appointment to lead Ridgeview Elementary School for the 2023-24 school year. He will replace Carey Seeley Dzierzak who has accepted a principal position at Webster Elementary
Published on May 25, 2023
Jefferson High School juniors Kehan Chen and Kailey Tan, and seniors Will Moen and Darian Whittet qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s (NSDA) National Tournament. The event will take place in Phoenix, Ariz., from June 11-16.
Published on May 23, 2023
FIRST Lego League Robotics Team #41748 won the Championship Award for the second year in a row at the Minnesota State Championship in February, sending the team to the international FIRST Championship last month.
Published on May 19, 2023
Jefferson Theatre Company’s production of “Les Misérables” received numerous honors from Spotlight Education, a program of the Hennepin Theatre Trust. The cast will perform a musical selection from the show at the Spotlight Showcase.
Published on May 17, 2023
Bloomington Community Education is excited to announce the return of Camp Invention, an engaging STEM summer camp for students in grades K-6. The camp will run June 12-19, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Middle School.
Published on May 09, 2023
Cristin Caruso will become the new principal of Normandale Hills Elementary School, effective July 1. Caruso is replacing Dr. Andrew Vollmuth, who is leaving after 16 years to become the new superintendent of New Prague Area Schools.
Published on May 08, 2023
Oak Grove and Olson middle schools had nine students advance to the State History Day contest held at the University of Minnesota in April.
Published on Apr 27, 2023
Bloomington Public Schools and its business and civic partners collected over 11,300 pounds of non-perishable food and $14,495 in monetary donations during its week-long District-wide Food Drive earlier this month.
Published on Apr 25, 2023
Valley View Middle School presents its spring musical ‘The Little Mermaid, Jr.’ May 4-6. Tickets are $7 and are available at kennedychoirs.org/mermaid or at the door thirty minutes prior to showtime.