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.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.