Contact: Keith Hovis, 651.582.8275 (o) 651.308.2252 (c) or firstname.lastname@example.org
ROSEVILLE – On Tuesday,September 4, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will kick off the new school year at Sheridan Hills Elementary School in Richfield. Commissioner Cassellius will meet with staff before heading out to greet kids as they arrive.
Who: Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
What: First day of school
Where: Sheridan Hills Elementary School, 6400 Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423
When: Commissioner Cassellius will arrive at 8:00 am, students should begin arriving around 8:20 am.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.