Author - Denise Goldman

Happenings this Week: December 10, 2018

Wednesday, December 12 Join St. Paul College for a Culinary Arts information session from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interested? RSVP here. Thursday, December 13 The 7th graders will be hosting our annual Frost Feast for their families this Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Dina Berray. Or, take a look at her blog to learn more about UMA's Culinary class.

Happenings this Week: December 3, 2018

Tuesday, December 4 Middle school and high school information sessions will take place Tuesday night at UMA from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 6 Ms. Berray will be taking the eighth grade to the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. Friday, December 7 The ninth grade is headed to the Minneapolis Institute of Art as part of their Human Geography curriculum while the 10th graders will be conducting independent interview in the community to support their projects in Biology.

Happenings This Week: November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018: Information Session for Current 8th Graders Parents and guardians of current UMA 8th graders: Please join us for a high school information session this Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. High school teachers will be available to discuss how UMA's high school is different from our middle school and to answer any questions you might have. If you'd like to attend, but cannot make it on Tuesday, please RSVP and let us know you [...]

Happenings This Week: November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12: PTO Meeting PTO meetings are open to all parents and community members. Monday's meeting will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the UMA cafeteria. Friday, November 9: High School Community Friday 9th and 10th graders are headed to the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus this Friday. They will view the university's insect collection, bird collection, mammal collection, and will meet with a UMN career counselor. 11th graders will be exploring the Minneapolis Institute of Art's exhibit, [...]

Happenings This Week: November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5: 7th Grade Field Trip to Northrup The 7th-grade students are attending a dance performance at Northrup Auditorium on the University of Minnesota campus. Pixel, featuring the dazzling hip-hop based choreography of Mourad Merzouki, the cutting-edge digital projections of Adrien M and Claire B, and the Middle Eastern-influenced cinematic musical score of Armand Amar. Friday, November 9: High School Community Friday 9th graders are headed to Duluth this Friday as part of their Design & Engineering class. In the [...]

Happenings This Week: October 29, 2018

Wednesday, October 31: Halloween (no costumes, please) UMA does not allow Halloween costumes to be worn at school. We find this a distraction to our learning environment. Please have your students save their costumes and makeup for trick-or-treating. Students dressed in clothing which appears to be a Halloween costume will be asked to change and could result in a phone call home to bring more clothes. Thursday, November 1: Current 8th-Grade Families High School Information Session Current 8th-grade families are invited to join the high school [...]

Happenings This Week: October 22, 2018

Wednesday, October 24: Guthrie Theater Having just completed Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the 11th graders are headed to the Guthrie in Minneapolis to see their production of Frankenstein: Playing with Fire.  Thursday, October 25: Information Session Spread the word! We will be hosting an information session for prospective parents on Thursday at school from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 26: High School Community Friday The 9th graders will be at the Science Museum discovering the wonders of flight at the exhibits and [...]

Middle School Student Council

Middle School Student Council is a group of dedicated people who plan and execute fun events such as dances, donation drives, lock-ins, and much more. Student Council also listens to and helps find solutions for issues that peers may be facing. We are looking for honest, hard-working students to join our team! Apply by 10/22/18. Applications will be reviewed and followed by an informational interview. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Brown.

Happenings This Week: October 8, 2018

Wednesday, October 10: PSAT Our high school students who have completed Algebra II will take the PSAT this Wednesday and as we gear up for college admissions tests in the spring. Thursday, October 11: 8th-Grade Canoe Trip The 8th graders will spend the day learning about and canoeing down the St. Croix river. Thursday, October 11: 10th-Grade Overnight In a partnership between Mr. Mortenson's Field Biology class and Wilderness Inquiry, the 10th graders will be headed to Fort Snelling to participate in an ash [...]