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a FACS teacher smiles at a student as they mix ingredients while making a recipe

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 each year, and schools around the district have been celebrating and commemorating the month in a myriad of ways. Here’s a few of the celebrations and recognitions that have taken place so far, and we’ll share more throughout the month as they occur.

  • Brooklyn Middle
  • Fair Oaks
  • Palmer Lake
parents sit in desks in their child's classroom to learn about AVID

Edinbrook Elementary School hosted a family engagement event on Sept. 27 to introduce families and caregivers to the school’s AVID program, or Advancements via Individual Determination.

  • Edinbrook
Cedar Island Elementary School students run for a cause

Students at Cedar Island Elementary School recently participated in a fun run, raising funds for various Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) programs at the school. The fundraiser was kicked off with an all-school assembly the week prior.

  • Cedar Island
headshot photo of Jennifer Hairrell

Jennifer Hairrell has been a teacher at Osseo Area Schools for nearly 20 years, most recently as a Maple Grove Middle School (MGMS) Spanish teacher for the past five. Hairrell said she’d spent several years looking for a new professional development opportunity that fit her goals. 

  • Maple Grove Middle