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May 1 and 4: No Contact for Distance Learning

The Minnesota Department of Education has declared Friday, May 1 and Monday, May 4 as planning days for school districts to provide educators additional time for delivering Distance Learning. MDE has launched webinars to assist districts in their Distance Learning planning.

 See the full schedule of webinars and instructions on how to register is available here. Note: You must register for each webinar. Sessions are limited to 1000, but the system will create a wait list. If you are waitlisted, MDE will provide the same webinar at a later date and time.

Incoming 9th Grade Registration Information

We are offering an OPTIONAL virtual event for our incoming 9th grade students to help register for fall classes.  This information and the tools will be available on Thursday, April 23rd. You will see several helpful links to help you with this process. After you've had a chance to watch our instruction video and review the documents, we will offer a live stream of the process along with a Q&A with Counselors on April 23rd from 1:00-2:00pm to help answer any remaining questions and to support families with the digital registration process. If you are selecting to complete the registration process at home, we are asking that you complete the 8th Grade Registration Form no later than Monday April 27th. If you are unable to complete the registration process online, our staff will reach out to your to assist in selecting classes. Thank you!

Join us for our live Overview and Q&A session on 4/23 @ 1:00-2:00pm! [log in link here]

To call in dial: (‪US)‪+1 413-728-2099  PIN: ‪223 658 355#

Registration Overview Video [highly recommended for viewing]

Registration Form - English

Registration Form - Hmong [Hmoob]

Registration Form - Spanish [Espanol]

2020-2021 9th Grade Course Info

Chromebook Distribution for PHHS Students Fri. 4/24

All PHHS students who do not yet have an MPS Chromebook now have an opportunity to pick up a Chromebook!

MPS Transportation Building, 1001 2nd Avenue N, Minneapolis 55405
Friday, April 24th 12:00 pm- 5:00 pm.

Student ID or any documentation that the student is enrolled at Patrick Henry High School.
Families will be asked to remain in vehicles. Staff will check the Student ID and put the Chromebook in the vehicles trunk. For people arriving by bus or on foot, please stay on the sidewalk and staff will give you the Chromebook in a manner consistent with safe social distancing practices.


MPS Gap Funds For Housing

Stable Homes Stable Schools (SHSS) is being expanded to all MPS elementary (K5-K8) to support eviction prevention. This is an emergency expansion which includes $1 million for families who have lost income due to COVID-19. The window to apply for funds is Wednesday, 4/22 - Monday, 4/27. The details are being shared with school social workers and can also be found here. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Charlotte Kinzley, Homeless/Highly Mobile Manager.

Distance Learning Begins Monday, April 6th

Please note that while MPS school buildings will be closed at least until May 4, learning will continue starting Monday, April 6. At that time, students will be doing schoolwork with paper-based packets or online. Either way, this is what MPS calls Distance Learning and students will be interacting with teachers our each week. For students working with the paper packets, please know these are different than the enrichment activity packets you may have received when schools were first closed. Watch this video to learn more about what to expect with Distance Learning. Students don'r forget to log into your google classroom. Access Teacher Websites now to log in!  





Get Meals Over Spring Break

Through Friday, March 27, students can continue to pick up breakfast and lunch meals, daily, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at school sites. However, next week, Monday, March 30, students will be able to do a weekly pick-up of 10 meals. Pick-up sites include all current MPS meal sites.


FREE Internet While Out of School

If you need internet while we are out of school, it is available! Anyone who is eligible for FRPI, housing assistance, medicaid, SNAP (food stamps), or SSL it is available to you.

  • No contract

  • No credit check

  • No installation fee

  • 25 Mbps speed

Internet access is located at:

**Important Updates**

PHHS staff has been working hard to plan an amazing 4th Quarter for our students. In the meantime some of the updates we have are as follows:

**3rd Quarter has been extended to April 16th**

**Record Keeping Day - April 17th**

**4th Quarter - April 20th - June 5th** 

State of the School/Budget Meetings

There are some big changes happening in our district and those changes can impact our school. We want you to come and hear about these possible changes and how you can have an impact on them. Join us as Mr. Abdullah speaks on the current state of academics, demographics, and the direction he would like to take PHHS. We would also like your input on how to prioritize our budget with YOUR scholar's best interest in mind as well.

Join us in the PHHS Auditorium from 5:30 - 7:30pm on the following days:

February 24th (Hmong Speaking Families)

February 26th (English/Somali Speaking Families)

March 4th (Spanish Speaking Families)

PHHS African American PHamily Involvement Night

Come and join us for an evening celebrating African and African American culture through student performances, and engaging conversations. This event will be catered by Soul Bowl MN.

When: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Where: PHHS Auditorium

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