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March 18 2019

With June graduation on the horizon, Amisha is planning to attend Minneapolis College or the University of Minnesota to study nursing or criminal justice this fall.

February 19 2019

Amy Mexquititla Perez recognized for her leadership and passion for serving young people and her community  

February 6 2019

Nominations for the 2019 awards are now open until March 1

MELA provides up to $75,000 in total grants annually for projects that impact student achievement and improve our school communities.

October 26 2018

These companies join 41 other local businesses and organizations as our 2018 Community Partners

October 8 2018

Edison High School senior Jasmine's moving speech at our Evening of Excellence