Environmental Focus

Urban environmental education integrates curriculum with extensive hands-on and outdoor learning opportunities to prepare learners for higher-level thinking.

  • STEM
  • School Garden
  • Community Garden
  • Minnehaha Mondays
  • Northrop Bike Day
  • Walk-A-Thon
  • YMCA Camp Widjiwagan (fourth grade)
  • North Shore trip (fifth grade) 
  • R.O.T (Reduce our Trash)

Environmental Partnerships: We connect with the College of St. Catherine's Eco Stars program, Science Museum, Bakken Museum, Bell Museum, REI, Camp Widjiwagan, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and Tree Trust. In addition, the Woodlake Nature Center in Richfield, MN Valley Nat’l Wildlife refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has provided many excellent environmental opportunities for our students.

Environmental Education - Check out the National Wildlife Federation Website