Before you join us for Edina Public Schools' first-ever Student Wellness Challenge* on April 26, from 9 a.m.-noon at South View Middle School, we thought we’d take a moment to introduce you to the event’s guest speaker, Dr. John Ratey, author of SPARK: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.
In the final minutes of her biology class, Edina High School (EHS) junior Erika Ding checked her phone while talking to friends about the recent ACT exam they had taken. Just before the bell rang, Ding discovered that the ACT results had been posted online. Her phone revealed her composite score: 36, the highest possible score a student can receive—a perfect score.
“What do you hear in the word elephant, a short e or a long e?” a University of Minnesota graduate student teacher asks a Creek Valley Elementary kindergartener to reemphasize something they just read.