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Tommie Boosters

The Tommie Boosters do critical work at Edison High School!

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Melissa Waskiewicz

Melissa Waskiewicz works hard for our Burroughs students and staff.

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Steven Olson

Steven Olson is a volunteer extraordinaire at our Adult Education South campus!

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Jimmy Loyd

Jimmy Loyd gives his all for the Patrick Henry Mentorship Program.

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Theresa Vertuno

Theresa Vertuno is a retired teacher who can't get enough of our Cityview students.

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Mariano Marquez

Mariano Marquez is a parent volunteer and community builder at Green Central.

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Sara Jensen

Sara Jensen goes above and beyond at Bancroft!

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Leroy Leftwich

Year-round, Leroy Leftwich gets students excited about getting outside.

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Kenya Hester

Kenya is an MPS employee, but she volunteers to help out all over the district.

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Khadijo Abdi

Khadijo is a superstar parent volunteer at Marcy Open School.

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Deb Oleson

Deb, a pianist, supports music programs at TWO Minneapolis Public schools.

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Joacim Stappe

Joacim commutes to Hale all the way from Sweden!

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Pedro Navarro

Having just graduated in 2015, Pedro is already back as a volunteer at Wellstone International High School!

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Bill Davini

Bill Davini is "instrumental" to his community at Whittier International Elementary!

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Terry Austin

Terry Austin has been involved in the 100 Strong Who Care program since it began five years ago.

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Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is a Minnesota Reading Corps member at Mona Moede in north Minneapolis.

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John Bulger

John is a retired Finance Professional and a professional bassist who volunteers at Folwell every Wednesday afternoon to teach bass to students in grades 4-8.  

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Ruth Knelman

Turning 105 this May, "Grandma Ruth" is the longest-serving MPS volunteer!

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Tim McPartland

Tim is a weekly volunteer in our Adult Education program, helping students problem-solve and think critically.

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Felix and Barbara Perry

Mr. and Mrs. Perry have volunteered together in the same classroom at Kenny since 2011.

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Rebecca Selander

Rebecca went from assisting in an English classroom first semester to leading her own group after school this spring.