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Edina High School
6820 St. Patricks Lane
Edina, MN  55439
United States of America

The Rotary Club of Edina will hold a Vocational Day meeting Thursday, Oct 24, at Edina High School, Edina. Check in will begin at 11:45 a.m.and the meeting and tours will end promptly at 1:30 p.m. Box lunch and beverages will be provided. Please register if you plan to attend so we can order enough lunches and prepare for tour groups at the meeting. This counts as the meeting for the week, so there is no additional cost for regular members. Senior Active members will be charged $20 at the door as usual. Registration will be open until Noon on Monday, October 21.

PARKING ONLY at St. Patricks Church of Edina, 6820 St. Patricks Lane, Edina across the street is available. There will be a few spots roped off for those unable to walk from St. Patricks to EHS Door 5 and a few Handicap only spots will be available. Please park in the St. Patricks lot and walk to the Edina High School Door 5 entrance.

Please register today if you plan to attend. Box lunches need to be ordered for those attending. Contact Club Service Director Fred Slyvester with questions or more information about Vocational Day.

The speaker will be Principal Andy Beaton. Principal Beaton has served at Edina High School since the 2017-19 school year. Mr. Beaton has his BA degree from Macalester College, earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Minnesota, and earned his administrative specialist degree from St. Mary’s University. He began his teaching career at Armstrong High School as a social studies teacher, worked as a dean at Sandburg Middle School in Robbinsdale, and served as principal at Columbia Heights and Bloomington Kennedy High Schools.

After Principal Beaton finishes speaking, Rotarian groups of 12 will tour the facility beginning at approximately 12:45 pm.

Edina High School is a thriving, comprehensive, four-year high school located in Edina, Minnesota; a single high school district, nestled in a community that truly loves and believes deeply in their schools. Key to the success as a school is its dedicated staff, students and families. The professional teaching staff is highly educated and experienced with a drive to learn and continuously improve. EHS teachers bring a depth of knowledge to coursework that provide students with rigor, relevance and personalization.

The Edina High School student culture is one that fosters excellence in academics, athletics and the arts with an active presence in the community. EHS students see themselves as future leaders with the capacity to tackle problems and answer questions around the globe. These exceptional students are driven by committed and connected EHS families. The community of families partner with EHS to share their expertise, time and resources to our school. Many of the parents graduated from Edina High School and have a stake in maintaining the traditions of excellence while helping EHS build the next generation of students.    

Academically, Edina High School is recognized by both U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek as one of the premier high schools in America. Recently the school was recognized by the Partnership for 21st Century Learning as one that fosters innovation and 21st century learning. Edina High School is the only school in Minnesota that has earned this distinction, sharing the practices as an exemplar nationally and internationally.

We hope to have you join us.