Student talent showcasedThe Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation hosted the first ever Student Showcase on Thursday, April 29 at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria.
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation hosted the first ever Student Showcase on Thursday, April 29 at Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria.
The event showcased the creative works and talents of Alexandria School District 206 students. It featured a variety of student performances and exhibitions, including musical performances; art exhibits; speech presentations; academic program demonstrations and displays; drama performances; writing exhibits; and media presentations.
The academic displays and demonstrations included the Alexandria District 206 Gifted and Talented programming; Jefferson High School’s first robotics team; Discovery Middle School Heatwave Club, a pre-engineering after-school club; Community Education Lego League; and interactive classroom of the future simulations geared toward a parent/community member audience.
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation supports educational excellence and a passion for learning by partnering with the community. Its goals are to award teacher grants that allow students to benefit from additional enrichment projects in the areas of early literacy; technology; research and development; to continue the legacy of educational excellence in the district’s schools; and to support innovation in the classroom through a variety of initiatives.
For information on the foundation, visit the website, www.alexandria.k12.mn.us/edfoundation.