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There’s just about a month left of enrollment season at Minneapolis Public Schools, and the time to find a school for your child to attend next year is now. Jazz88’s Manny Hill talks with MPS Interim Superintendent, Rochelle Cox, about what parents and guardians need to know during this final month of the enrollment season,...
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With enrollment season in full swing, Minneapolis Public Schools will be participating in the upcoming School Finder Enrollment Fair, hosted by Great MN Schools on January 7 at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC). Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Rosie Lais, Director of Community Resources at Great MN Schools, about what parents and students can...
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As winter break approaches for Minneapolis Public Schools, there are important dates to keep in mind and programs coming up. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with MPS Interim Superintendent, Rochelle Cox, on enrollment season, a change to the winter break schedule, and how students can recover credits for classes over the break. More Posts for Shows:...
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The first urban public elementary school observatory resides at Hall STEM Academy in Minneapolis! The observatory launched in mid-November, and it’s brought plenty of excitement to the MPS community. Jazz88’s Manny Hill spoke with Hall STEM Coordinator, Joel Halvorson, about how the idea of the observatory came about, what it all contains, and the next...
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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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Manny Hill talks with Jason Bucklin, Coordinator with the Out4Good Program at Minneapolis Public Schools about what the program has done for the LGBTQ students, staff and families of MPS. Also, with June being Pride Month, what events are on the horizon with the program? More Posts for Shows: School News, The Morning Show
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https://kbem-od.streamguys1.com/kbem/20220329125901-TMSEdibleBlvdMar29_04533_033022.mp3   Check out our interview with Michelle Shaw of Minneapolis Edible Boulevards and watch their follow their Facebook group for more info on getting involved. Watch for updates on the Community Garden Green Zone Atlas and the Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Budding Plant-Based Directory: A Fresh Take on Growing BIPOC and women-owned businesses in the...
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Due to the ongoing teacher strike in Minneapolis, classes are currently not in session at Minneapolis Public Schools. So if you’re a parent of an MPS student, what are some options you have for child care during the day? Manny Hill talked with Yvette Griffea-Gray of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and asked Yvette...
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At home or away, with family or in a more intimate arrangement… Jazz88 is here to keep you company and help set the joyous mood this Christmas. Monday, December 24 9 am  The Morning Show with Emily Reese & Bob Jurek’s First Alert Traffic 10 am An Afro Blue Christmas.  Howard University’s vocal jazz ensemble entertains.  NPR’s Michele Norris...
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A great lineup will keep you company during the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday, 6 – 9 a.m.: Prep the big meal or just relax with Genaro Vasquez as your host for The Morning Show. Thursday, 10 a.m. – noon: Vocalist Connie Evingson and guitarist Sam Miltich lead an all-star Minnesota jazz combo as the musical feature for the Great Northern Radio Show.  Recorded Saturday at the historic Hibbing High School...
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