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Welcome to Mary Mcleod Bethune Community School!
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Bethune Community School is committed to high achievement for every child using strategies that include integrating the arts and technology into the curriculum. 

Students learn in a positive, orderly and safe climate that builds a strong sense of community. Students from every culture and background work together in a respectful environment that fosters self-confidence and understanding of others. The school recognizes the importance of family and community partnerships and is dedicated to being a support center for the neighborhood.

Bethune is a Turnaround Arts School!  Students will experience a variety of residencies and integrated arts opportunities throughout daily instruction! 

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NO SCHOOL - Teacher Record Keeping Day & Spring Break - March 30-April 8
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:10 AM

Teacher record keeping day is on March 30.  There is NO SCHOOL that day.  Spring Break runs from April 3 - April 8.  There is NO SCHOOL those days.

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Bell Changes for 2018-19 School Year
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:20 PM

As part of MPS’s overall efforts to address its budget deficit, we have looked at how to make transportation services more cost-efficient.  One of the most costly factors is that there are 29 different start times for 68 schools.  As a result of this analysis, our school is one of 20 other schools whose start and end times (bell times) are being proposed to change, effective next school year.

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Bethune Art at Breaking Bread Cafe and Catering
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:00 PM

Breaking Bread Cafe and Catering (a program for Appetite for Change) located in North Minneapolis is very happy to showcase the great artwork from the kids at Bethune Community School throughout the 2016-17 school year!