basswood elementary

More than 18,000 Minnesota students packed the Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 12 to participate in We Day Minnesota, a celebrity-packed event designed to inspire and motive young people to contribute to their communities. Students earn a trip to We Day through yearlong contributions to community with at least one local and one global service […]

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Basswood Elementary students and staff were treated to a visit by members of the Twins the week of May 26th. T.C. Bear, Twins outfielder Sam Fuld and team strength and conditioning coach Perry Castellano held a lively pepfest at the school as a reward for having the most people registered in the Hennepin County Step […]

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Thanks to a $25,000 donation from PTO, Basswood Elementary students are engaging with two new SMART Tables that will enhance both their 21st technology skills and traditional communication skills at the same time. Touchscreen SMART Tables look and function a lot like giant computer tablets on portable legs. Up to eight students can engage in […]

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Josh Miller, a student from Basswood Elementary School, a District 279 school in Maple Grove, met renowned business leader Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Neb. May 3. The meeting was part of GENYOUth Foundation’s AdVenture Capital grant program. Miller was one of five students serving as a Student Ambassador for Fuel […]

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