Monday, May 6, 2013
The FHS junior led the preliminaries then came in second in the final at the 2013 Hamline Elite Meet, according to the Star Tribune.
Junior Odell Howard set a new Fridley High School record in the 100-meter dash at the Hamline Elite Meet on April 27, 2013, the Star Tribune reported: He settled for a runner-up finish in the 100-meter dash in a school-record time of 10.86 seconds. Odell vowed to throw himself even harder at his goal of returning to Hamline for the Class 2A state track and field meet in June. “He was disappointed with finishing second, and I don’t mind that he felt that way,” Tigers coach Nathan Porter said. “But I reminded him on the ride home that he still had a great meet and had to put that into the right context.” Read the full article, including a Q&A interview with Odell Howard, at startribune.com.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Aliya Tourville of FHS participated in "An Artistic Discovery," along with students from Al-Amal School and Columbia Heights High School.
Fridley High School student Aliya Tourville placed second in An Artistic Discovery, the annual Congressional Art Competition among students in Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District. Other Fridley-area students participating in the competition included Sidhra Musari of Al-Amal School and Deandra Bardell and Andrea Pamo of Columbia Heights High School. A Shadow's Offering by Southwest High School sophomore Grace Miller placed first and will hang on exhibit at the U.S. Capitol for one year. Marissa Nicol, also from Southwest High School, placed third. See a gallery of photos from the annual Arts Education Forum and awards reception on Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
His accomplishments in sports, in the classroom and in the community caught the TV station's attention.
Fridley High School senior Max Fite's accomplishments in and out of athletic competition earned him a spot as an "Academic All-Star" at KARE 11: A member of the National Honor Society with a weighted GPA in excess of 4.0, Max says, he's just tried to make the most of what Fridley High School had to offer. "I think it's the student and it's what you make of it," says Max. "I tried making the most of what they've got here at Fridley, a small, suburban school and you can do wonderful things if you have the right mindset." See the full report at kare11.com.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Also, Christmas decorations in Fridley—in April?
See the Storify above (use scrollbar for more) or at Storify.com for Friday's Fridley highlights from Fridley:
Monday, March 25, 2013
Fridley High School sophomores showed off their International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme in photos posted at the Sun Focus website.
Maybe you saw photos at Fridley Patch of Fridley High School sophomores with their International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP): a homemade computer, liquid nitrogen ice cream and a hockey game for charity. Now the Sun Focus newspaper has posted photos of three more MYP projects from FHS: a foosball table, duct-tape creations and a website devoted to Korean pop music. See a brief article and four photos at focus.mnsun.com. Related:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Thursday event was to benefit FHS cheerleaders.
Fridley High School teacher Callie Bush live-tweeted some unusual basketball action Thursday evening: At FHS for student vs staff basketball. Fundraiser for cheerleaders. Go #Fridley Tigers! Then at 8:19 p.m. ... Still fighting for a win, students are down 67-23. And at 8:35 p.m. ... Final score: #Fridley Elite-26 Staff-67! Way to go, staff! Better luck next time, students. A very fun event.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Create your own concert with these four video clips of the concert bands from Fridley High School and Augsburg College playing, well, in concert earlier this month.
Watch here or at YouTube.com as Fridley High School and Augsburg College combine concert bands for a March 3, 2013 concert at Augsburg's Hoversten Chapel:
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The Fridley High School graduate takes stage with his band at Fridley Community Center on March 14, 2013, at 6:30 p.m.
Be at the Fridley Community Center Thursday evening to hear the jazz stylings of local artist Cory J. Wong and his group, the Cory Wong Quartet. The quartet/quintet features Cory J. Wong (FHS Class of 2003) on guitar, Sten Johnson on trumpet, Ben Kelly on bass, Alex Kosak on guitar and Jay Augspurger on drums. The concert is 6:30–9 p.m. Cost is $12 for people age 50 years or older; $15 general admission for others. Brought to you by the Encore program of Fridley Community Education and the City of Fridley Recreation Departmen. Related:
Friday, March 8, 2013
Section quarterfinal win means the Tigers face DeLaSalle Tuesday. Also on Thursday a "Harlem Shake" video featuring the Fridley team surfaced.
The Fridley High School boys basketball team squeaked past crosstown rival Totino-Grace High School Thursday with a 56-54 win on their home court. With the quarterfinal win, the Tigers advance to the section semifinals for a duel with DeLaSalle High School at Coon Rapids High School on Tuesday. The team made another splash Thursday with a Fridley locker room "Harlem Shake" video on YouTube. See tweets about basketball and the video in the Storify window above, or at Storify.com. Related:
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Columbia Heights hosted the last regular season game Friday.
Click here for "Hylanders-Tigers Boys Battle on Basketball Court, Fans Feud for Fun on Twitter"