Ellis Island Experience for 6th graders – Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Opportunity for the Ellis Island Experience!  On January 26, 2018 Pioneer Ridge Middle School will be transformed into Ellis Island.  On that day middle school students from West and throughout the district will travel to Ellis Island and experience the challenges of entering through the busiest immigration center of the United States at the turn of the century.  To make this simulation a great learning experience we need around 200 volunteers.  As a volunteer your commitment on that day would be from about 8:45am – 11:40am.  If you are interested in volunteering please click on the link below for more information and to sign up.  Ellis Island Information and Volunteer Sign Up George Peoples, 6th Grade U.S. History... Continue reading Ellis Island Experience for 6th graders – Volunteers Needed

High School Parent Preview Night – Nov. 9

Join us for High School Parent Preview Night Chaska High School Parent Preview Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. 545 Pioneer Trail, Chaska • Blue Forum OR Chanhassen High School Parent Preview Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. 2200 Lyman Boulevard, Chanhassen • Forum Any high school can give your student a diploma, but not every high school will teach your student to succeed in life after graduation. At Chaska and Chanhassen high schools, your student is not just a number – the small sizes of our schools put more students in the spotlight. “Exceptional, personalized learning” means your student will experience courses, lessons and projects that develop 21st century skills and prepare him/her for future careers. The result is life-long learners who are ready for the road ahead. Meet our staff, tour the school and get answers to any questions you have. Learn how our high school program connects your son or daughter to personal interests and passions through academics, arts, athletics... Continue reading High School Parent Preview Night – Nov. 9