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Honoring our volunteer superstars!

Graphic of volunteer photos(4/24/24) Each year, dedicated volunteers contribute thousands of hours of their time, energy and talent to support our schools, students and staff.

During National Volunteer Recognition Week, April 22-27, Community Education recognized several of these outstanding volunteers on social media and with a public acknowledgment at a recent school board meeting.

Volunteers show their support for schools in many ways, including being active in classrooms, chaperoning field trips, coordinating fundraisers, tutoring students, leading parent-teacher organizations, serving food in the cafeteria, making copies, and coordinating projects for teachers.

Last year, over 8,600 volunteers contributed almost 150,000 hours toward developing, supporting, and enhancing a variety of programs in our schools and communities. This year we are on track to meet or exceed those numbers. In addition, there are 150 booster clubs/parent groups in the district supporting students, schools and activities.

­Kacy Deschene, co-chair of the Anoka-Hennepin School Board, recognized the work of Anoka-Hennepin volunteers at a board meeting on April 22, 2024.

Anoka-Hennepin Schools' volunteer programs are coordinated by Anoka-Hennepin Community Education. To view all the social media posts highlighting volunteers during National Volunteer Recognition Week, visit and ‘like’ the Anoka-Hennepin Community Education Facebook page.