September 2009 Archives

The Waite Park Fall Festival is September 19!

1095298_93141359.jpgThis year's Waite Park Fall Festival will be held on September 19 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Waite Park.
We hope you will join your Waite Park friends and neighbors at this annual gathering put on by the Waite Park Community Council and the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board. Planned events include a bike safety clinic, a tree planting and soap-making demonstrations. Family activities include carnival games and live music from the Northeast Community Band and other local musicians. The Fall Festival will also include our "political soap box," an informal candidate forum that will feature candidates for City Council, Park Board, Board of Estimate and Taxation and Mayor.
Waite Park is located at 1800 34th Ave NE in Minneapolis. We hope to see you there!

The Minneapolis Police Department Needs Your Input

The Minneapolis Police Department and their Crime Prevention Specialists are putting together the 2010 Neighborhood Policing Plan for Waite Park. The Police Departments needs your help to identify areas of concern and issues that you feel need to addressed in Waite Park.

Please fill out the contact form below. Your ideas will be sent directly to Second Precinct Inspector Schafer and Crime Prevention Specialist for our neighborhood, Carol Oosterhuis.



How Do You Feel About Schools in Northeast?

The Minneapolis Public Schools are considering making changes to some schools, redrawing district lines and creating pathways for students around the city. The Minneapolis Public Schools are holding town hall meetings on these issues over the next few weeks. The next meeting for Northeast residents and parents is on September 9.

As the debate continues over the details of the Changing School Options (CSO) restructuring plans, members of Public Education Northeast (PEN) have been watching carefully and suggest that this is a time for action.

The Waite Park Community Council supports a community high school Edison High School if it continues the excellent education that our students are receiving in elementary and middle school. To that end, we seek a college-bound curriculum at Edison for all students, including a full spectrum of Advanced Placement classes.

  • Academic extra-curricular activities (in addition to sports) - i.e. Community Education after school activities, debate, math clubs, etc.
  • Extend academic programming already offered at Northeast Middle School to Edison (i.e. Chinese, College Prep assistance, band, theater)
  • Allow Northeast students the option to continue academic programs they begin in middle school if they choose, particularly International Baccalaureate® (IB) in both middle and high school.
The Next Minneapolis Public School CSO Meeting:
September 9, 2009
Sheridan Global Arts & Communications School
1201 University Ave NE | Co-hosted by Area A
6:30 - 8:30

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