Robbinsdale Area Schools

A Snapshot in time: the Montgomery Bus Boycott

On Dec. 1, 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. The 13-month mass protest began after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus. The protest ended when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled laws segregating people on public transportation were unconstitutional.

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Spring Powwow 5

On April 23, the district co-hosted its first traditional powwow in years at Armstrong High School, attracting more than 300 people. The celebration featured singing and dancing, a feast, and a celebration of Native American student graduates. The powwow also served as the district’s launch pad to American Indian Month, which is recognized in Minnesota annually in May.

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