Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A recent forum on weather and climate could shed some light on why the weather has been so unusual lately.
There’s nothing like a May snowstorm to get residents asking, “What’s up with the weather?” Edina’s Energy and Environment Commission helped answer that question last month by hosting a presentation from Meteorologist Paul Douglas and J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director for Fresh Energy. In an April 18 presentation, the two experts explained what normal weather is, what science says is happening and how climate change impacts weather. So while you’re at home taking shelter from the rare May snowstorm, check out the video above to learn a bit more about why the weather has been so unusual.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Despite a 24-14 loss to Edina, Royals fans enjoyed football festivities.
The Royals may have fallen to Edina 24-14, but school spirit remained high in the stands Friday during Hopkins High’s School’s homecoming game. Students kicked off the night with tailgate parties and carried their enthusiasm into the stadium. Cheerleaders, Royelles dancers and the band kept the crowd entertained during breaks in the game. On the field, it went less well. Hopkins’ loss drops its record to 4-2—with an 0-2 record in the Lake Conference. The Royals will round out their regular season with tough games against powerhouses Wayzata and Minnetonka in the weeks ahead. *** Did you catch a favorite homecoming moment this week? Share your photos with your neighbors by clicking “Upload Photos and Videos” above. Click here to check out …
Monday, April 2, 2012
The bill would allow neighborhoods to petition to leave the district without their current school district’s consent.
The Hopkins school district is fighting a bill that would allow neighborhoods to petition to leave the district without the school board’s consent. The bill paves the way for areas like the portion of Edina in Hopkins Public Schools boundaries to start the process toward withdrawing from the district—taking students in those neighborhoods out of the district, along with the money that follows them. Hopkins’ Legislative Action Coalition, which helps the School Board advocate for education-related legislation, estimates Hopkins Public Schools would lose at least $250,000 of referendum potential if the district’s portion of Edina went to Edina Public Schools. It would lose an additional $100,000 due to other students in that area becoming …