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Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will enhance classroom libraries at Harriet Bishop

The Harriet Bishop Elementary PTO has announced an $800 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The grant will be used to purchase classroom books as part of a literacy focus to engage reluctant readers and reflect the school’s diversity.

“We are grateful for the generosity of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and their support of this effort to provide all of our students with access to books featuring diverse protagonists and exciting formats like graphic novels,” said Erin Huber, Harriet Bishop second grade teacher.

Harriet Bishop students, parents continue hair donation tradition

A tradition now in its fifth year, the ‘Hair’riet Bishop Project was once again a big success, with 28 Harriet Bishop students and two parents giving up their long locks to benefit children and adults who need wigs due to illness.

The 2018 project, held at The Hair District in Burnsville, resulted in 293 inches of hair donated to this year’s charities, Pantene Beautiful Lengths, Locks of Love and Wigs for Kids. Over five years, the project has included more than 200 participants and 149 feet of hair donated.

Harriet Bishop Math Masters excel at competition

Fourteen fifth-graders from Harriet Bishop competed on three teams in the Math Masters competition at Lakeville South High School on Friday, April 20, with several outstanding individual and team performances.

Tito Froebe took first place in the individual round of competition, with Joseph Ong (5th), Haley Anderson (8th) and Jane McGuire (10th) also finishing in the top ten. In the fact drills competition, Lauren Bachmeier and Norah Brusco both finished in the top 20 overall. 

On the team side, Harriet Bishop 2 finished in 5th place and Harriet Bishop 1 took 7th. 

Harriet Bishop, Eagle Ridge 6th grade orchestra concert is Jan. 11

The Harriet Bishop & 6th grade Eagle Ridge Middle School orchestra students invite you to their Winter Concert on Thursday, January 11th, at 6pm in the Eagle Ridge Auditorium. 

The concert will feature beginning and advanced students in 5th through 6th grade, who have been studying their instruments for 1 – 5 years.  You will hear a variety of selections, including Serenata, Marching Along and Evening Scenes.  The students have been working very hard and are excited to share their music with you!  We hope you can join us, even if just for a bit!