• Evergreen Park World Cultures Community School became a Specialty School in 2012. As part of the Anoka Hennepin School District, the district core elementary curriculum is taught. 
  • 4 Themes
  • In addition to the core curriculum, EPWCCS's Specialty School focus incorporates the following four integration components:
    • Community: students make connections with the community and work to build community within the school
    • Culture: students' own cultures are explored and honored and used as a spring-board for teaching
    • Arts: students experience and participate in the arts (visual, theatre, music, dance) through guest artists and field trips
    • Experiences: students are provided with a multitude of experiences in order to provide real-world learning and scaffolding for academics
  • Some of EPWCCS's Specialty School program offerings include:
    • Grade level artist-in-residency programs
    • Service learning projects
    • Field trips
    • Music programs
    • World Music & Dance Day
    • All-School "Arts Crawl" field trip
    • Classroom enrichment book sets
    • Performance choir
    • LEGO robotics team
    • Family & community events
    • The Den- food shelf on-site
    • Health and wellness partnerships and services
    • Kindergarten readiness program
    • Extended Day (PAWS academic/social enrichment program)
    • Community partnerships
  • Please see the menu to the left for examples of grade-level specialty school experiences. 
     
    If you have further questions about our Specialty School program, please contact Curriculum Integrator/Specialty School Program Coordinator, Vanessa Wood at 763-506-2579 or via email.