Recognizing freedom, equality and dignity
Join us for the next event in our Equity in Education series as we discuss summer learning loss. Find out about summer programming available in our community – and how inexpensive or free activities can strengthen student academic skills.
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, at our next virtual Who Are Our Neighbors? event, scheduled for 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, guests will hear from some of our Asian and Pacific Islander neighbors and learn about their culture and contributions to the Robbinsdale Area Schools community and beyond.
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.
The community is invited to join Robbinsdale’s American Indian Education Program for a special movie and game night, 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, at Armstrong High School.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month in the United States. “An inclusive curriculum sends the message that everyone deserves to be reflected in it, treated with dignity and respect,” says John Groenke, executive director of student services.