Superintendent Ed Graff
Letter from Superintendent Graff

June 14, 2017 | Letter from Superintendent Ed Graff to Minneapolis Public School Families

Bike Sharks Update

May 2017 | Seward is getting a bike shop! Bike to School Day is May 12 and Class Bike Ride Chaperones Needed.

News and Notes from Principal Goetz

May 2017 | At this time of year I start to reflect on what we have accomplished as it relates to our mission: We educate all students to prepare them for purposeful lives as global citizens. 

Seward Sharks Chess Champions

Congratulations to the Seward Sharks Chess Club: MSCA Scholastic State Team Champions in both K–3 and K–5!

7th Grade Service Projects

Seward Montessori is planting the seeds of volunteerism in our students. This experience offers a unique opportunity for students to talk with each other about important issues outside the classroom.

Safe Routes to School Update

March 2017 | The Seward Safe Routes group is very pleased to report that the City of Minneapolis has decided to close 29th Avenue at the Midtown Greenway for good.

World Cafe

Help strengthen equity in Minneapolis Public Schools on Tuesday, May 2 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Davis Service Center.

Spring Potluck Picnic

Friday, May 12, 5:30 -7:30pm. Our Great Community - Africa. Featuring the Somali Museum Dance Troupe and more!

Seward Plant Sale Pick Up

Pick up your Seward Plant Sale orders at the Seward Montessori Gym. May 11th from 2:00-6:00pm and May 12th from 7:00am-5:30pm

MPS PreK-5 Literacy Curriculum Fair

Share your feedback at the MPS PreK-5 Literacy Curriculum Fair.

News and Notes from Asst Principal O'Connor Fisher

The Seward Instructional Leadership Team has been building common language around student behavior and relationship building.

First Moves Residency

Seward E1 students participated in the First Moves residency during their weekly gym specialist time. The curriculum empowers students and teachers through creative movement concepts and vocabulary. 

AMAZE Curriculum Pilots at Seward

Seward Montessori is currently piloting a new anti-bias curriculum called AMAZE. Eight E1 and specialist teachers were trained in the curriculum and are using lessons in their classrooms.

Seward Pizza Lucé Fundraiser

Monday, March 13 • 11am-9pm • Pizza Lucé on Franklin • Seward is honored to have been selected by Pizza Lucé on Franklin as the March 2017 featured fundraiser. Save the date and your appetite!

News and Notes from Principal Goetz

January 2017 | One of the best assets we have at Seward Montessori is our diversity. I am asked on a regular basis how we as a staff work to learn more about the variety of cultures we serve.

An Overview of Dreambox

Dreambox is Seward’s digital math program for kids in K-8. It offers a way to help kids understand math, and for many it also helps them enjoy math more. Learn more about this resource.

Winter Weather is Here

Our schools provide students with a safe and stable place to learn. We understand that canceling school may cause some families hardships related to finding child care. Be prepared if school is cancelled.

News and Notes from Asst Principal O'Connor Fisher

December 2016 | We are having a fantastic fall at Seward. Students and staff are utilizing all the new learning spaces in the building.

News from the Lunchroom

Studies have shown that food impacts student behavior and learning. MPS want to ensure that all students have access to fresh, nutritious food to support students in reaching their potential.

6th Grade Canoe Trip

The incoming 6th grade class and a gaggle of teachers and chaperones braved a light mist and brisk wind to heartily enjoy a group canoe ride down the Saint Croix River.

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