(6/20/17) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education partners with eight other community education departments in the north metro to offer this program.
(6/13/17) Over thirty adults were presented with diplomas after coming back to school through the free programs offered by community education.
(5/17/17) Trelstad will begin serving in her new role July 3 following transitions in departmental leadership.
(4/27/17) This year, Community Education is offering two additions to the summer program, making it easier for families to access all-day programming and fee assistance.
(4/27/16) Anoka-Hennepin offers the Voluntary Pre-K program (also known as Kindergarten Readiness Preschool PLUS) at Adams and Evergreen.
(4/27/16) Donations accepted through May 5 to support families in need through the ECFE home visiting program.
(4/21/16) Over 17,800 volunteers have contributed over 291,200 hours of work to Anoka-Hennepin Schools over the past year.
(4/12/17) Anoka swept first place in both divisions. Read more to see additional team standings.
(4/11/17) Each middle school will sent robotics teams to the district "Robotics Challenge," at Oak View Middle School, Sat., Apr. 8.
(4/11/17) Over 140 students in grades three through five competed in the districtwide floor hockey tourament Apr. 8.
(3/31/17) Approximately 140 students will participate in the annual elementary school floor hockey tournament at Anoka Middle School, Apr. 8.
(4/30/17) Project Power participants will perform in the annual spring showcase at Champlin Park High School.
(3/31/17) Middle school dance teams will kick into high gear at the biggest competition of the year.
(3/31/14) Each middle school will send one-to-two robotics teams to the district "Robotics Challenge," at Oak View Middle School, Sat., Apr. 8.
(3/23/17) Families may now apply for 2017 summer care, and before- and after-school care for the 2017-18 school year.
(3/13/17) Beginning April 1, Metro North ABE may be reached at 763-433-4200.
(3/9/17) Community Education will offer a new "lunch bunch" add-on program for families to take advantage of all-day programming.
(3/8/17) Performances scheduled March 31, April 1 and 2 at Anoka Middle School for the Arts.
(3/6/17) Students in grades three, four and five competed in the annual youth volleyball tournament at Northdale Middle School, coordinated by Community Education.
(3/4/17) Community Education coordinated the annual tournament in which over 60 students in grades kindergarten through eighth-grade competed.
(3/2/17) Roosevelt Community Pool welcomes swimmers for recreational open swim Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; but will be closed Mar. 10-19.
(2/17/17) View results from the districtwide middle school talent show, held Feb. 16 at Roosevelt Middle School.
(2/1/17) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education was honored to receive a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, which will bring additional arts opportunities to adults with special needs.
(1/16/17) Roosevelt Community Pool is hiring - and will now provide training leading toward certifications.
(1/26/17) The FREE event will provide groups with resources and information to learn how to strengthen their efforts to support groups and organizations.
Families may submit online registrations for the 2017-18 school year lottery through Feb. 17. An information night will be held Feb. 9.
(1/12/17) Community Education is now hiring instructors for summer programs. Instructors can make their own schedules and pay is competitive. Learn more and apply now.
(1/4/17) Community Wellness Day is a FREE annual event which aims to help residents learn more and improve lifestyle habits by connecting them with local resources, partners and ideas to improve health and wellness for the whole family.
(1/4/16) New workshops and sessions have been scheduled Jan. - Apr. 2017.
(11/23/16) Former classmate, Oksana Goldenstein, invited students to her crepe shop in downtown Minneapolis, Metro Transit provided lessons on public transportation.
(11/17/16) Being engaged in your child's life is important every day. Learn how we are celebrating parents and caring adults who support students.
(10/25/16) District staff teamed up with high school student leaders to encourage healthy meal choices in the school lunch line, and at home.
Anoka-Hennepin is going Google for email, calendaring and collaboration tools. And while the change is an exciting one for the district's staff, changes for parents and guardians, students and the community will be minor.
(10/11/16) Eighty students enrolled in adult basic education and English as a second language programs toured A1 Engineering, Inc. and Kurt Manufacturing Oct. 11.
Students from the youth service program earned recognition from the Governor for their water conservation efforts in the city and across the world.
(9/21/15) Students participating in youth service programs provided 16,000+ years of service this year, earning a ticket to the inspiring event.
(9/15/16) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education offers ongoing professional development opportunities for teachers to meet mandatory state license renewal requirements. View the Fall 2016 schedule.
(9/9/16) Anoka-Hennepin Schools staff are eligible for a $10 off discount on health and fitness classes through "Where Wellness Matters."
(8/8/16) Anoka-Hennepin Schools is one of 74 school districts and charter schools to receive additional state funding to offer free, voluntary kindergarten beginning this fall, for the 2016-17 school year.
(7/21/16) The state has extended its offer to subsidize testing costs for first-time GED test takers, beginning July 20. A new offer code is now available when registering through GED.com.
(7/11/16) Anoka-Hennepin Schools is hiring for a wide variety of positions ranging from child care providers, school bus drivers, secretaries, custodians, coaches, instructors and more.
(7/2/16) Community Education Advisory Council members learn about programs available across the district and consider new ideas to improve and advance our services. Interested community members can apply to get involved, now.
(5/26/16) Community Education coordinated the annual districtwide middle school track meet at Andover High School May 25.
(5/25/16) Andover, Minn. was named the winning city for the Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation.
(5/12/16) Preschoolers learn best through hands-on play. Anoka-Hennepin Community Education offers classes and activities that prepare children for kindergarten.
(5/5/16) Hint: Enroll in summer programs from Anoka-Hennepin Community Education!
(5/2/16) Gov. Mark Dayton recently announced the state of Minnesota will subsidize the cost for eligible test-takers.
(4/22/16) On Earth Day and every day, it's important that we teach our children about nature and the environment. Read about nature’s playground and it’s importance in child development.
(4/20/16) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education offers opportunities for middle and high school students, and their families, to learn more about opportunities for college financial aid, scholarships and how to apply; and how to make the most of your college experience once you get there.
(4/18/16) The Blaine High School youth service team will advance to compete against thirteen top teams in the country at the national Jefferson Awards in Washington D.C. this June.
(4/11/16) Each middle school sent robotics teams to the district "Robotics Challenge," at Oak View Middle School, Apr. 9. Teams competed in categories including teamwork, performance, structure, and math, science and engineering skills.
(4/15/16) View the summer courses catalog online, now! Families may register online beginning Apr. 18.
(4/12/16) Twelve teams and approximately 275 dancers competed in the competition at Blaine High School Apr. 5.
(4/7/16) Volunteer Services Supervisor, Elizabeth Burgard, kicks off the annual event with a note of appreciation.
(4/6/16) In honor of the "Week of the Young Child," Anoka-Hennepin Community Education is celebrating our youngest learners by collecting donations at Early Childhood Family Education sites.
(3/25/16) Middle school teams will combine their wit, academic skills and teamwork efforts to build robots which will tackle challenges throughout the day.
(3/23/16) Sashay down to Blaine High School to cheer on all of the middle school dance teams in the school district.
(3/7/16) New families may complete a "new family interest form" by Mar. 25 to be eligible for openings in the 2016-17 school year and the 2016 summer programs.
(3/2/16) Performances are scheduled April 1-3. The Anoka Children's Theatre is dedicated to nurturing each child's creative and expressive potential as they learn about the art of theatre.
(2/18/16) Ickler most recently served as the Executive Director of Community Education at Robbinsdale Area Schools and brings over 24 years of community education management experience to Anoka-Hennepin Schools.
(2/17/16) Middle school students across the district performed in front of family, friends and community members to showcase their unique talents.
(2/12/16) Forty-eight Anoka-Hennepin high school students went on a Pay It Forward Tour with Students Today Leaders Forever earlier this month.
(2/5/16) Jenny Nguyen dreams of handmade greeting cards being created to brighten the days of people in assisted living facilities, hospitals and community organizations. Vote for her project to be featured nationally.
(2/3/16) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education will host a special event focused on parent education Feb. 18 and 25.
(2/1/16) Community Schools will host the first districtwide middle school talent show Tues., Feb. 16
(1/31/16) “We’ve got spirit! Yes, we do!” The Anoka-Hennepin Community Education Cheerleading and Dance teams are excited for the opportunity to perform in front of family and friends.
(3/31/16) Families can learn more about college financial planning, how to thrive in college next fall - and how to prep for the upcoming ACT tests.
(1/26/16) Don't wait until the end of the trimester to catch up – or offer your child the extra boost that they need to speed ahead!
(1/20/16) A Metro North ABE student shares her journey to obtaining a health care career and a better future for her family. Community collaborations between local colleges, workforce programs, counties, ABE and workforce centers make this support possible.
(1/19/16) High school junior, Amera Hassan, not only thinks big - she dreams big, too.
(1/19/16) ECFE students and parents enjoyed the final day of their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class with a celebration.
(1/15/16) The registration deadline for Anoka-Hennepin School Readiness Preschool is 3 p.m., Feb. 12.
(1/7/16) Browse course catalogs and register for winter activities. Offerings range for people of all ages.
(1/4/16) Metro North Adult Basic Education is in search of volunteers to work with students.
(1/4/15) Residents and families are invited to attend Community Wellness Day - a free, educational opportunity to learn more about wellness and practicing healthy lifestyle habits. The annual event will be held Jan. 23 at Jackson Middle School in Champlin.
(12/26/15) Their voices ringing merrily and harmonies dancing among smiling audience members, an energetic choir caroled at Park River Estates Care Center.
(12/14/15) Three community organizations bring their expertise to prepare, assess and support Anoka County’s homeless at Stepping Stone Emergency Housing.
(12/11/15) At least 2,760 families have been served through the "Family to Family" program since its inception in 1990. Sponsors granted holiday wishes to 135 families this year.
(12/9/15) Project Power, a program serving adults with special needs, will spread holiday cheer with caroling and a community concert.
(11/30/15) All after-school and evening activities in the school district are canceled due to heavy snow expected to last throughout the afternoon and evening.
(11/25/15) The library borrowing program opens new doors to reading for students and neighbors.
(11/10/15) Youth service and wellness programs lead efforts in expressing gratitude.
(10/29/15) Daylight savings time often brings questions from families regarding sleep - or lack thereof.
in(10/29/15) The stadium-sized educational event at the Xcel Energy Center draws attention and headlines state- and nationwide, but also brings thousands of students together to lead local and global change through youth service programs.
(10/26/15) At the 17th annual ABE conference, Metro North ABE was recognized for achievements by the Literacy Action Network (LAN) – the statewide professional development and advocacy organization.
(10/15/15) Families are invited to a free information session focused on internet safety, social media and cyberbullying.
(10/14/15) The Adventures Plus school-age care program hosted special open house events to raise awareness of the benefits that after-school activities and programs provide youth and families.
(10/1/15) On Tuesday, Sept. 22, 140 men gathered in the Wilson Elementary School cafeteria and gymnasium for dinner, time with their children, and to learn how they can spend a day in the school this year – because they care.
(9/28/15) School's out on Monday, October 5! Do you have a plan for where your kids will go and what they will do?
(9/17/15) Specialized opportunities are available – training sessions are scheduled. Learn more about how you can get involved.
(9/11/15) Youth Service Coordinators at each high school organize service learning projects to give students the opportunity to get involved and make a difference in our communities.
(9/8/15) After more than 31 years with the Anoka-Hennepin School District, Marilee Christensen-Adams retired from her position as Community Education assistant manager, overseeing programming for early learners, June 30.
(9/3/15) The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) named Anoka-Hennepin winner for seven awards - including the Community Education brand refresh.
(8/24/15) School Readiness Preschool teachers and staff are excited to meet your child and eager to help your family make this a successful and smooth transition.
(7/22/15) Reading tutors are needed - become a Minnesota Reading Corps Literacy Tutor!
(07/08/15) The Anoka-Hennepin School District is hosting a job fair on July 21, 2 to 7 p.m., at the Educational Service Center.
(6/16/15) ABC Newspapers - Whoops and hollers, applause and cheers...Metro North Adult Basic Education’s GED students were awarded hard-earned diplomas and certificates during a June 11 ceremony.
(6/8/15) If your child is enrolled in an Adventures Plus school-age care program this summer, plan to attend.
(6/10/15) Summer classes and activities are now offered districtwide for children ages three to 15.
(6/5/15) ABC Newspapers published a column by Steve Kerr, Executive Director of Community and Government Relations.
(5/26/15) Supt. David Law toured the Blaine Learning Lab to get a real-life look at adult education classrooms in action.
(5/7/15) North Metro TV takes a peek at what exactly happens in an Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) class.
(5/1/15) Summer is a great time to meet friends, learn new things and build on academic skills in preparation for the upcoming school year!
(4/23/15) Blaine and Champlin Park High School youth service groups earned second and fourth place at state service competition.
(4/17/15) Amy Jeffrey will travel to China with "We the Free," the organization which coordinates "We Day" to inspire school-based youth service groups across the country.
(4/16/15) Jackson Middle School club, iBelong, utilizes SHIP funding (coordinated by Community Education) with learning, games and friendship.
(4/9/15) Anoka-Hennepin Community Education coordinates middle school athletics at all middle schools.
(4/10/15) Schools and programs across the district will hold special events for students, families and volunteers.
(4/1/15) Baby items accepted for "community baby shower," and donated to families with young children who are in need.
(3/19/15) The adult learning program offers classes for families to learn how to prepare for college and beyond.
(3/18/15) Students presented Feed My Starving Children with $1,722,.96; and donated 18 storage lockers to Hope 4 Youth.
(3/13/15) Seniors at Anoka High School are teaming up with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network to support soldiers stationed overseas. (KSTP TV)
(2/22/15) Performances are scheduled March 20-22. Order tickets now.
(2/22/15) Eligible families may now register for Kindergarten Readiness Preschool.
(2/22/15) New family applications are due March 20.
(2/20/15) Meet Liz Burgard, the Anoka-Hennepin Schools Volunteer Services Coordinator.
(2/13/15) Sen. John Hoffman, Sen. Katie Sieben and Rep. Jerry Newton visited with families and students in Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and School Readiness Preschool classrooms.
(1/28/15) Seven school district dance and cheer teams will perform for friends at family at Roosevelt Middle School.
(1/23/15) Anoka, Blaine and Champlin Park High School students plan unique events to spread the word amongst their peers.
(1/20/15) Anoka-Hennepin preschool programs are now accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year.
(1/16/15) Need some ideas for healthy living in the New Year? Next Saturday, the Anoka Hennepin School District will host its 7th annual "Wellness Day". The event will feature nearly 40 different exhibitors. (CTN STUDIOS)
(1/12/15) You are your child's first teacher. What better way to learn and grow than together? Anoka-Hennepin Schools offers a wide range of parent education opportunities that support development at all early ages and stages.
(1/2/15) Residents and families are invited to attend Community Wellness Day on Jan. 24, 2015. Pre-register to participate in activities, now.
(12/18/14) CPHS Youth Service students held a coin drive to build schools in Haiti and doubled their goal, raising $2,173!
(12/17/14) ABC NEWSPAPERS - With joyful song and sweet holiday spirit the Merry Music Makers cheered shoppers with seasonal melodies during a Dec. 10 concert at Northtown Mall.
(12/15/14) The Minnesota Department of Human Services on December 15 awarded FastTRAC Healthcare Pathways with a Circle of Excellence award.
(12/10/14) ABC NEWSPAPERS - Eager to help those in need and ready with smiling faces and a joyful spirit, some three dozen Anoka High School students served as Salvation Army bell-ringers on Thanksgiving Saturday.
(12/9/14) Roosevelt Community Pool is hiring American Red Cross Certified lifeguards. Certification courses will be offered over winter break.
(12/8/14) Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) offers programs designed to give parents information, ideas and skills to support their child's growth and development from birth to kindergarten.
(12/5/14) The Project Power Merry Music Makers choir will Dec. 10 bring cheer and holiday spirit to shoppers at Northtown Mall with the sound of music.
(12/1/14) Participants of Project Power, a community education program serving adults with special needs, shared fun facts about animals after touring the North Metro TV station.
(11/12/14) Adventures Plus, the before- and after-school care program, is searching for morning staff to work with children in our schools.
(11/10/14) All after-school and evening activities canceled for Nov. 10. Read more about how the cancelations impact Community Education programs.
(08/01/14) In an effort to meet expenses and operational costs, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board approved a rate increase at its regular meeting June 30, 2014 – the first rate increase since May 2002.