Contact: Charlene Briner, 612.582.1145, Charlene.Briner@state.mn.us
SAINT PAUL – This Friday, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius will take part in one of Minnesota’s favorite pastimes by attending the Class A Minnesota State High School League’s Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final game between South Saint Paul and Warroad High Schools. Commissioner Cassellius will join South Saint Paul Superintendent Dave Webb and Warroad Superintendent Craig Oftedahl for the game, and has pledged to remain impartial toward both teams.
An avid hockey fan and power forward, Commissioner Cassellius currently plays in the Women’s Hockey Association of Minnesota League for the team Penalty Box.
WHO: MDE Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
WHAT: South Saint Paul High School vs. Warroad High School Class A Minnesota State High School League Girl’s Hockey Semi-Final Game
WHERE: Xcel Center, 199 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102
WHEN: Friday, February 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
History Day Winter Webinars
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is offering webinars on History Day. Teachers are invited to attend an hour-long webinar about different aspects of the History Day project. The webinars are spaced over the winter season and reflect the general History Day project timeline. Topics include: • History Day Theme, Nov. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Thesis Statement, Dec. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Project Organization, Jan. 6, 3-4 p.m. • Competitions and Judging, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m.