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Join us for National African American Parent Involvement Day on Feb. 12

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Please join us for Highland Park Elementary’s National African American Parent Involvement Day* (NAAPID) on Monday, February 12, 2024.

7:15 – 7:50 AM: Enjoy coffee, light refreshments and social time hosted by Principal Severns, in the gym. Please enter the building through the main entrance to sign in before proceeding to the gym.

7:50 – 9:10 AM: Visit your child’s classroom and participate in their learning

To request an interpreter or schedule transportation to this event, call the school office at 651-293-8770 by Thursday, February 8.

Families are welcome to visit Highland Park Elementary at another time that works better with their schedule. Please contact your child’s teacher if you would like to set up an alternate date and time to visit and participate in your child’s learning.

*National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) started in 1996. It was started by Joseph Dulin, a longtime school principal in Michigan after he attended the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. He was inspired by a speaker at the event who challenged the men in the crowd to go back to their communities and do more.