Wednesday, May 8, 2013
From dresses and hair-dos to limos and group photos, share it all with your Patch community.
On May 11, the Earle Brown Heritage Center will be bustling with done-up Robbinsdale Armstrong High School teens ready to dance the night away. But don't wait until then to share your prom memories with Patch. We know that the much anticipated prom night is really one long photo op, and Plymouth Patch is the perfect place to share your memories with the community. There's no limit on the number of photos you can add. Share your shots from: And this isn't just for kids! Parents, you can upload your "classic" prom pictures. Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to the left and show off those awesome pics!
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The magazine's 2013 rankings came out Monday.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Robbinsdale Armstrong High School as the 1,324th best high school in the country. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the United States, with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Minnetonka's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria including on-time graduation and college acceptance rates. In addition, instead of averaging the number of courses offered, this year Newsweek considered the percentage of students enrolled in AP, IB or Advance International Certificate …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Band Variety Show, hosted by the Armstrong Band Department, will take place on Friday, Mar. 15, in the AHS Auditorium.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Armstrong junior Andrew Urevig and Cooper junior Olivia Heusinkveld both qualified for the 2013 National Debate Tournament in Congressional Debate.
***Information provided by Robbinsdale Area Schools. Five is the number of the day, at least so far, for the Robbinsdale Debate team, as that’s the number the team is sending to the National Speech and Debate Tournament after two more students qualified to represent Minnesota in the national tournament. Competing at the 2013 National Qualifying Tournament at Minneapolis Community and Technical College on February 22, Armstrong junior Andrew Urevig and Cooper junior Olivia Heusinkveld both qualified to the 2013 National Debate Tournament in Congressional Debate. Andrew finished in second place, which qualified him. Previously, he won the championship at the 2013 Minnesota State Debate Tournament. Olivia finished the National Qualifying …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
WCCO reports that Calvin Green’s mother passed away Tuesday after a fight with breast cancer.
At just 31-years-old, Nicole Moore died from breast cancer Tuesday. In an article published on Feb. 27, WCCO reports that Calvin Green, Moore’s son, is leaning on teammates and coaches to help deal with the loss. As a student and basketball player at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School, Green told WCCO’s Jamie Yuccas that his mother didn’t miss a single basketball game. On Friday, March 1, Green will be a special guest at the basketball team’s senior night. “He’ll be OK,” Margaret Moczyski, a family friend, told WCCO. “We surround him and we’ll take care of him. Calvin is in my heart. He’s in all our hearts.” To read the full story click here.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Winners of both of the Minnesota State High School League Region 6AA Triple A awards hail from Robbinsdale Area Schools.
***Information provided by Robbinsdale Area Schools. Allison Domingues of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School was selected as the 2012-2013 Girls Triple A winner from Region 6AA. Ranked first in her class with eleven Advanced Placement classes under her belt, Allison is also a National Merit Semi-Finalist; she has lettered in three sports (Cross country, Nordic ski and track) and is captain of two of them (Cross country and track); additionally, she is highly successful in band, orchestra, and marching band, having been named to All State Band and All State Orchestra. Allison is also a member of the school’s Link Crew. Lucas Ray from Robbinsdale Cooper High School has been selected as the Boys Triple A winner from Region 6AA. Ranked in …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Armstrong athletes took on the number one seed on Thursday.
Updated Friday Robbinsdale Armstrong High School fell to Benilde-St. Margaret's School in the section 6AA quarterfinals in St. Louis Park Thursday. Armstrong hockey players failed to score a goal against the number one seeded team and lost 9-0. Benilde players got off to a good start with two goals in the first period and their momentum continued. The Red Knights scored three goals in the second period and finished with four goals in the fourth period. Benilde-St. Margaret faces Eden Prairie High School in the semifinals Saturday. *** Original story After beating Robbinsdale Cooper High School 9-2 on Tuesday, Robbinsdale Armstrong High School hockey players will take on number one seed Benilde-St. Margaret tonight. The Minnesota State High…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Power went out for about 40 minutes Wednesday during class.
Students at Robbinsdale Armstrong High School experienced a power outage Wednesday, Feb. 20, and immediately took to Twitter using the #poweroutage tag. One student joked, “The main reason I check twitter in the morning is to check for another AHS.” Another said, “Armstrong: where bringing a flashlight is an everyday occurrence.” Tom Hoen, a spokesperson for Xcel Energy, told Patch that crews had to replace a broken breaker at the sub station yesterday morning. Hoen confirmed that power was out for about 35 minutes, beginning at 8:46 a.m. and ending at 9:21. Armstrong students weren’t the only people digging for flashlights. Hoen said that about 1,635 customers in the area were also without power. Robbinsdale Area Schools spokesperson Tia …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Fourteen Cooper football players and two Armstrong soccer players will play collegiate sports next year.
Students from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School and Robbinsdale Cooper High School signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Feb.6. In total, 14 Cooper football players and two Armstrong soccer players signed letters. Below is the listing of student names and corresponding colleges. Robbinsdale Cooper High School Robbinsdale Armstrong High School
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The event was held at Wirth Park on Monday, Feb. 4.
It was a busy and successful day for Cooper, Armstrong, Hopkins and Breck high school skiers on Monday. Both Hopkins boys’ and girls’ Nordic ski teams claimed Section 6 championships at Theodore Wirth Park. *** Boys Teams Robbinsdale Armstrong High School boys finished fourth, Breck School finished ninth and Robbinsdale Cooper High School finished tenth. Hopkins senior Harris Dirnberger finished first overall, with a total time of 29:44.6. Teammate, senior Jakob Ellingson, took second with a time of 29:50.8. Senior Bjorn Leach rounded out the list of Hopkins skiers in the top 10 with a ninth place, 32:41.0 finish. Armstrong junior Jon Delaney finished sixth with a time of 31:35.6 and teammate Tom Norman finished 11th with a time of 33:07.8…