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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Visits PHHS

On Friday, January 13th we hosted the 4th Annual 100 Black Men Strong Event. James Cole who is the U.S. Department Deputy Secretary of Education oversees a broad range of operational, management, policy, legal and program functions at the Department. Cole also oversees the Department's work on President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Task Force, which seeks to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color, and to ensure that all young people are able to reach their full potential. Learn more about 100 Black Men Strong.

15th Annual Hmong New Year January 13th 6pm

The Patrick Henry Asian Cultural Club cordially invites all families and north side community members to the 15th Annual Hmong New Year! This showcase of traditional dance, song, and an original, student-written play will take place.

PHHS NHS Save Lives

This year’s PHHS National Honor Society held a blood drive in December. Working together with our staff, students and teachers here at Patrick Henry High School we were able to donate 45 units of blood for North Memorial Hospital.

PHHS Scholars Present Global Warming Fair

Global warming is the term used to describe a gradual increase in the average temperature of the Earth's atmosphere and its oceans, a change that is believed to be permanently changing the Earth’s climate. On December 14th, our scholars presented the impact of global warming on the environment through multiple projects.

PHHS Winter Concert Series: Dec.8th & 9th

December 8th - 7pm Instrumental Concert featuring:


Beginning Band

Chamber Orchestra 

Jazz Orchestra and Band Ensemble 

December 9th - 7pm Choir Concert featuring:

The PHHS Concert Choir

Note: Both concerts will be held in the Patrick Henry High School auditorium and admission for both concerts is free however donations will be gratefully accepted!

Learn More about the Concert Series!

NHS Blood Drive, December 7th

National Honor Society is encouraging all students and community who are eligible to donate blood. Donating blood is your opportunity to save a life. If you are a parent or community member who would like to donate blood between the hours of 7:00am and 1:00pm email Mark Kociemba at

Holiday on 44th, December 2nd

Holiday on 44th promotes core values of cultural respect and inclusion by showcasing artists from various cultures. By exposing the audience to varied forms of artistic expression, Holiday on 44th strives to nurture tolerance and friendships between residents. Come join us:

Friday, December 2nd 

6pm - 9pm

Location: 44th Ave from PHHS Gym to Loring Elementary Gym

*Silent Auction brought to you by the PHHS Booster Club from 6pm - 7:30pm*

Xavier Goodman, Class of '18 Visits London

Project SUCCESS motivates and inspires young people to dream about the future, helps them take steps to get there and gives them the tools they need to achieve their goals.
The mission of Project Success is supported by in school workshops, community events and theater experiences. Our very own Xavier Goodman was able to participate in a theater experience all the way in London!
Xaiver was able to see the plays  “One Night in Miami” and “King Leer.”

Click here to read about some of the highlights from Xavier's trip in his words.

Congratulations National Honor Society Inductees

The National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.

See the 2016 NHS inductees here

MCTC FAFSA Event Nov.12th 10am

Date: Saturday November 12

Time: Come any time between 10 AM - 2 PM

Location:  Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) room T.3430

RSVP: Sign up with Nou Vang (CCC), Nick Walker (166) or Lisa Fetter (313)

 by Tuesday November 8th

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