Monday, March 4, 2013
An auditorium in the Sandberg Learning Center in Golden Valley was packed Friday night as School of Engineering and Arts students, staff and parents danced.
On Friday, Mar. 1, students, family, friends and staff from School of Engineering and Arts in Golden Valley danced the night away in celebration of the school's first 100 days of opening. The dance took place at the Sandberg Learning Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., but by the end of the night, students were still enjoying the music, disco lights, dress-up photos and concessions. Parents and staff volunteers manned the concession stands and proceeds helped pay the night's DJ from Club Dance. The event was free to students and parents were required to stay with the children. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Dollars raised will go toward the school’s playground project.
On Feb. 19, the Golden Valley Lions Club presented a $600 check to School of Engineering and Arts PTA members. The Golden Valley Lions Club, which was re-chartered in 2007, has roughly 10 members who worked to raise money for SEA last fall. In November, Golden Valley’s Davanni's was the venue for a fundraiser that packed the restaurant. “There were so many people there that we filled the space and there were lines going out the doors,” Darlene Broker, Golden Valley Lions Club Membership Chair, said. The Golden Valley Lions chose to give back to SEA after Mayor Shep Harris identified a need for funds for the school’s playground. “We were looking for a need,” Broker said, “and we went with it.” The Lions Club works to raise and donate money …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Students were awarded a gift card by CenterPoint Energy for their work in the community.
Wednesday, January 9
**Information provided by the School of Engineering and Arts. SEA students helped out CenterPoint Energy with one of their wonderful community service activities. CenterPoint recognized SEA with a gift card of $250 to Target and a special certificate. The funds will be used to purchase consumable items for the E Lab.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
In an article published this week, the Star Tribune talks about SEA and Robbinsdale Area School's drive to incorporate arts and sciences in the classroom.
On Tuesday, Oct. 9, the Star Tribune published an article titled, "Golden Valley school puts arts and sciences in one package." The article features Golden Valley's new school and reports that Robbinsdale's Spanish Immersion School laid the foundation for the creation of the School of Engineering and Arts (SEA). In a story published on Patch last week, SEA Principal Kim Hiel said that while every school in District 281 focuses on science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM), students at SEA live and breathe those topics. Robbinsdale Area Schools isn't the only district to focus on STEAM. The Star Tribune reports that schools in the Mounds View Public School District have implemented a similar program. To read the full article on…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A small fire that started in a tree on SEA's school grounds did not harm anyone and was quickly extinguished.
On Wednesday afternoon, Robbinsdale Area Schools said on their website that a fire was "sparked" in a tree near the School of Engineering and Arts. According to the statement, the Golden Valley Fire Department quickly arrived on the scene and extinguished the fire. "The firemen on duty speculated that the extremely strong winds were the major cause of this fire," the statement said. Though the fire started during dismissal time, no students or staff were injured and all buses were re-routed.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
At a breakfast meeting last Saturday, Golden Valley League of Women Voters listened to School of Engineering and Arts Principal Kim Hiel talk about the formation of Golden Valley's new magnet school.
On Sept. 29, a handful of Golden Valley League of Women Voters gathered at Woodfire Grill in St. Louis Park to learn more about the new School of Engineering and Arts (SEA). Principal Kim Hiel addressed the group, talking about the formation of the new elementary magnet school, which has been open for about a month. Today, out of some 1,800 students that applied, 423 are enrolled in the school through a lottery system. While most of the students are within the district, about 7 percent of the children are not. Hiel said that the school has students from St. Michael, Hopkins and Osseo. Every school in District 281 focuses on science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM), but students at the School of Engineering and the Arts live …