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Is your child new to Minneapolis Public Schools, or are you looking to enroll your child into a different school within the district next year? Shakur Ali of the MPS Enrollment Department talks with Jazz88’s Manny Hill about everything you need to know to get started, and why February 7th will be an important date...
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Looking to help a family this holiday season? Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, there’s a great opportunity to do so with a really cool event happening at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Roosevelt senior, Ivy Mills, about her role in “Operation Holiday Basket,” how the event originated, and how you...
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Early childhood screening is underway this month at Minneapolis Public Schools. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Wanda Felder, Facilitator for the MPS Early Childhood Education Program, about why now is the time for MPS families to sign their child up for screening. More Posts for Show: School News
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What’s happening in the month of November at Minneapolis Public Schools? Interim Superintendent Rochelle Cox shares all with Jazz88’s Manny Hill, including the launch of a unique observatory at Hall STEM Academy, what the district has planned for Election Day, National American Indian Involvement Week, and much more! More Posts for Shows: Jazz with Class,...
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Jazz88’s Manny Hill talks with Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education Chair, Kim Ellison, about the latest in the search for the district’s permanent Superintendent and how the Minneapolis community will be involved. More Posts for Show: School News
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What’s happening at Minneapolis Public Schools in the month of October? Plenty! Jazz88’s Manny Hill talks with MPS Interim Superintendent, Rochelle Cox, about Latino Heritage Month, and Indigenous People’s Day, and how the district will be celebrating and honoring both. Also, what’s the latest on parent/teacher conferences, and the search for a permanent Superintendent?  ...
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Jazz88’s Manny Hill talks with Sara Eugene, Coordinator for Culinary & Wellness Services at Minneapolis Public Schools, about why it’s important for all families of MPS students to apply for Educational Benefits, even if they don’t believe they qualify. Sara explains what these benefits are, and some important dates to have on your calendar. More...
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Manny Hill talks with Franklin Middle School teacher, and founder of the Future Boys and Girls program, Michael Bratsch (AKA “Mr. B”), about the origins of the program and their latest project, “We Can Do Better.” More Posts for Show: School News
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Rochelle Cox took over as Interim Superintendent at Minneapolis Public Schools back in July, and spent most of this summer preparing for the 2022-23 school year. With the new year underway this week, there have been noticeable changes, along with some big plans ahead. Manny Hill discusses the busy first week, as well as the...
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Each year, Jazz88 presents a graduating senior who participated, and excelled, in the Creative Media Production course at North High School with the Art Colberg Memorial Scholarship. This year, two Colberg Scholarships were awarded, and Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with one of the recipients, Kyree Wilson. Kyree talked about her experience in the Creative Media...
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