Contact: Charlene Briner, 612.582.1145, Charlene.Briner@state.mn.us
SAINT PAUL – This Friday, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will take part in one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes by attending the Class A Minnesota State High School League’s Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final game between South Saint Paul and Warroad High Schools. Commissioner Cassellius will join South Saint Paul Superintendent Dave Webb and Warroad Superintendent Craig Oftedahl for the game, and has pledged to remain impartial toward both teams.
An avid hockey fan and power forward, Commissioner Cassellius currently plays in the Women’s Hockey Association of Minnesota League for the team Penalty Box.
WHO: MDE Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
WHAT: South Saint Paul High School vs. Warroad High School Class A Minnesota State High School League Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final Game
WHERE: Xcel Center, 199 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.