Summer Food Service Program at Excell Academy for Higher Learning
Monday, 09 June 2014 15:53
Excell Academy is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and meet nutritional standards established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) Meals will be provided Monday, June 16th, 2014 through Friday, July 25th, 2014 at the following sites and times:
JK Movement participants from Murray Junior High School successfully completed the first ever service-learning project fully manned by JK Movement scholars.
Both the Theresa Living Center and Caroline Family Services in St. Paul benefited from the students' efforts. The school's participants designed, organized and executed a clothing drive resulting in more than 300 pieces of clothing being donated. JK Movement founder and executive director, Johnny Allen, Jr., delivered the donated clothing to the organizations.
Hmong film festival explores new ways of storytelling through film
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 15:55
On May 15–16, Metropolitan State University hosts the Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival. The festival screens films that take the tools of contemporary American storytelling and place them in the hands of Hmong artists. The event includes a Hmong photography show by In Progress Hmong youth artists, exhibited in the university's Founders Hall reception area through May.