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School Canceled Wednesday, Feb. 20
Due to the projected snowstorm, Bloomington Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20. This includes all early childhood through grade 12 schools in the district.

Additionally, the following programs have been canceled:
  • All early childhood programs, including preschool, ECFE, ECSE and screening programs.
  • Kids’ SAFARI, Early Learners Academy and Galaxy
  • Metro South Adult Basic Education
  • Community Education
  • Adult and youth enrichment classes
  • The district’s two Activity Centers at Jefferson and Kennedy high schools
High school students participating in athletics/activities should check with their coaches.

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MP Bloomington 5-Star Research Process

Bloomington 5-Star-R Research Process:  

Under Construction

The Bloomington Media Directors have developed the 5-Star-R Research Process based on the Information and Technology Literacy Standards established by the Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO).

Components of the 5-Star-R Research Process



Grades K-2

-Benchmarks & Skills
-K-5 Wiki

Grades 3-5

-K-5 Wiki

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Research Resources

-COWS poster
-CROPS poster
-5 Star Poster
-K-2 note cards
-Grade 3-5 note cards
-Google notetaking: Choose the Notetaking Template in the Gallery and Make A Copy

Essential Questions: Making Research Meaningful
Research in the 21st Century: Survey of College Students - Spring 2007

For more information, contact Mary Klempke, Bloomington Media Specialist.


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