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FALL BROCHURE is now available!  

Check out the sidebar to the right.  You'll find a wide array of enrichment offerings before and after school; our afterschool flyer, Jumpstart and Before School GEMS/GISE are all just one click away.  Simply print out the form, fill it out and send back to school with your student.   Priority deadline is September 22 and classes will begin on Monday, October 2nd.  

As always, call or e-mail with any questions!  Jcarl001@mpls.k12.mn.us   Office: 612-668-4181  Cel: 612-205-8828

This week, August 28th, the seed pods of Common Milkweed are fully formed.   Be sure to check out our Nature Notes highlighting what is happening in the garden- which plants are flowering, when new seeds and fruits appear, all of the new growth and change in our garden.

The pollinator garden is a home for bumblebees, monarch butterflies, hummingbirds and a variety of other species that help to pollinate flowering plants and fruit trees in our neighborhood.  Read more about the importance of pollinators here.

And check out this video of Quinn and Oliver explaining pollination!

video Eco-Ambassadors   --  What is pollination?