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Compass Learning Center News & Information

We have completed our fifth school year in 2017.  We are excited about our upcoming 2017-18 school year as we have moved into a new space and have changed our name!  We are now officially the Compass Learning Center.  Our new address is 1234 Columbus Avenue North- which is across from the high school! More information to come! All other contact  information will remain the same!

2016-17 School year highlights include:

  • Nineteen students received their high school diploma
  • Attended WE Day at the Xcel Energy Cener
  • Awarded a grant to build an Orienteering Course at the Ney Nature Center in Henderson
  • Awarded a grant to build a Pollination Garden with Rain Collection at our new site
  • Alliance with Ney Nature Center in Henderson
  • Packed meals for Feed My Starving Children
  • Service project to earn over $400.00 to be donated to Feed My Starving Children
  • Community Projects: Raking/winterizing gardens for community members
  • Toured post-secondary institutions and military opportunities

2015-16 School year highlights include:

  • Six students received their high school diploma
  • Attended WE Day at the Xcel Energy Center
  • Sponsored a blood drive in New Prague
  • Alliance with Ney Nature Center in Henderson - community service projects
  • Alliance with the Mala Strana - volunteeering
  • Alliance with Scott County - Adopt a Highway project
  • Community projects:  raking leaves, winterizing gardens for community members
  • Pack meals for Feed My Starving Children
  • Volunteered at  Simpson House - raised money, prepared and served meals to the homeless
  • Toured post-secondary institutions and military opportunities

 2014-15 Highlights:

  • Twenty students received their high school diplomas
  • Attended WE DAY at the Xcel Energy Center
  • Guest speakers from Teen and Adult Challenge with special guests: WCCO who recorded the presentation!
  • Co-sponsored a food drive for New Prague
  • Raised money for WE DAYs international charity: FREE THE CHILDREN
  • Raked lawns for local residents
  • Service projects at Feed My Starving Children, Ney Nature Center, Cedar Lake Farm, Raven Stream Elementary
  • Toured post-secondary institutions and military opportunities

2013-14 Highlights:

  • Fourteen students received their high school diplomas
  • Eighteen of our students survived a backpacking trip through the Minnesota River Valley.
  • Service learning projects at Ney Nature Center, Cedar Lake Farm, Raven Stream Elementary, Mill Pond Senior Residence, & Feed My Starving Children.
  • We toured 10 different post-secondary institutions.
  • Nine students completed the Turkey Trot 5K at Dakota Fitness. 

2012-13 Highlights:

  • Twenty-three students received their high school diplomas
  • Service projects at Feed My Starving Children
  • Toured several post-secondary institutions
  • Guest speakers on various topics