Student Enrichment Activities

As a school focused on providing a well-rounded STEM education, we believe in creating multiple opportunities for our students and families. We do this by implementing programs and activities that enrich their growth and development. Our dedicated students, staff, parents, board and volunteers assist with and provide leadership for many of the following activities:

Celebration of Student Achievement

  • Honor Roll
  • Academic stars
  • Student of the month
  • Student Assemblies
  • Celebration of Success 

Academic Enrichment Activities

  • STARBASE Program
  • Spelling Bee
  • Math Night
  • Art Fair
  • Literacy Nights
  • Debate competition
  • STEM fair
  • Internet Safety
  • Black History Celebration
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Field Trips/Service-Learning Endeavors

  • Youth Day at the Capitol
  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • Bell Museum
  • Bakken Museum
  • Science Museum
  • Works Museum
  • Minnesota History Center
  • State Capitol
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
  • Roller Garden
  • Sky Zone
  • School visits – intercultural exchanges and interactions
  • Ronald McDonald house – Service Learning
  • Feed my starving children – Service Learning
  • Earth Day – Service Learning
  • University Visits

New Century Field Day (spring time, park in St. Paul)

  • Outdoor activities (teamwork-related games)
  • Game of kickball (teachers against students)
  • School provided lunch in the park
  • Participant awards 

School Spirit Week

  • Hat day
  • Favorite sports team
  • Pajama day, culture day, formal wear day
  • Wacky day, Twin Day

Student Leadership

  • Youth in Government
  • Y Achievers
  • Student Council
  • Providing leadership for students
  • Teacher appreciation
  • Peer mentoring and tutoring
  • Teacher assistant