Mounds View High School Awarded Lowe's Tool Box for Education Grant

Mounds View High School

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded an $8,000.00 Lowe's Tool box for Education grant to
Mounds View High School for the purchase of I-pads to be used in Career Education classrooms and also SkillsUSA Leadership.


2014 SkillsUSA Minnesota State Conference Press Release

Minneapolis, MN, April 2, 2014 | download as PDF

The SkillsUSA Championships, held in Bloomington, MN took place on March 28-30, 2014. The conference was a showcase of career and technical education students where more than 800 outstanding career and technical education students competed in 80 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests. Minnesota state colleges captured gold, silver and bronze medals for 207college division students at the SkillsUSA Minnesota 2014 State Leadership and Skills Conference, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington. The competitions focused on technical skill demonstration where students captured gold, silver and bronze medals in 80 competitive events in both divisions, with over 590 college students from 25 campuses of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities the competition focused on technical skill demonstration in 60 competitive events. Minnesota High School students captured 200 gold, silver and bronze medals for the high school division in 60 competitive events, with over 218 students from 30 high school campuses.


“FRIDAY FLASH” - Contest Updates

The 47th Annual State Leadership & Skills Championship Conference will be held on Friday, March 28th  thru Sunday, March 30th, 2014. The conference will be housed at the DoubleTree by Hilton Bloomington Mpls. South, 7800 Normandale Boulevard, Bloomington, MN 55435, and (952) 835-7800. Skilled Contests will be held across the twin cities metro area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:24

CTE Month LogoFebruary is Career and Techncial Education (CTE) Month

Governor Mark Dayton designates February 2014 "Career and Technical Education" month. Students and faculty across Minnesota and in SkillsUSA will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month™.

This year's theme is Celebrate CTE Superheroes! CTE Month provides Career and Technical Education programs across the country an opportunity to demonstrate how CTE educates students to be college and career-ready and prepares them for high-wage, high-demand career fields.


STATE of MINNESOTA Proclamation

Click here to view the proclamation


Kennedy Students from SkillsUSA bring Project Santa to Tubman Shelter

Kennedy Students from SkillsUSA

Kennedy High School students from SkillsUSA, a career and technical skills association and competition, delivered Project Santa to the Tubman shelter in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon, December 21, 2011. The project was started in 2004 and each year Kennedy SkillsUSA students raise money for small gifts and a party for families staying at the shelter. Sixty stockings filled with small games and toys for young children, six gift cards for teens and thirty-two gift baskets for mothers were handed out to the families using the shelter. The shelter also received a $170 cash donation from the students. Tubman is the state’s largest provider of domestic violence services, with over 20% of all Minnesota shelter beds for women and children experiencing family violence.

Click here to go to The Bloomington Crow website to read the full article.


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