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Weaver Lake, Birch Grove Receive National Magnet School Awards

Mar 27, 2018 11:53AM

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Weaver Lake Elementary: A Science, Math & Technology School: A Science, Math & Technology School in Maple Grove and Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts in Brooklyn Park have been named 2018 National Magnet Schools of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America. 

"Schools receiving these awards are judged on their demonstrated ability to raise student achievement, promote racial and socioeconomic diversity, provide integrated curricula and instruction, and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s theme," according to a press release from Osseo Area Schools.

Weaver Lake Principal Dennis Palm and Birch Grove Principal Jeff Zastrow will receive the National Magnet School of Distinction Merit Awards on behalf of the schools at the Magnet Schools of America’s National Conference this spring.

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