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The Indian Education Program

Yellow Parachute proudly partners with the Anoka-Hennepin School District by providing tutoring services to students enrolled in the Indian Education Program. The program, which has been around since debuting in the 1973-74 school year, focuses specifically on the educational needs [...]

Pulling Back the Curtain – The Student Connector

Last week we wrote about “getting what you need.” Working with that same theme, this week we’re going to focus on Yellow Parachute Learning Partners’ Student Connector, Jenny McKeand. Everything Jenny does for Yellow Parachute, from hiring and onboarding Learning [...]

What is Yellow Parachute Academy?

For the past few weeks I’ve been hearing from a lot of my parent-friends who have concerns about what school will look like in the fall. In this blog, I’ve been working to address those concerns by talking about Yellow [...]

School’s out… Time to think about next year!

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!!! (cue Alice Cooper’s 70’s Classic Rock song)... In the past week I’ve wrapped up the 2019-2020 school year at Yellow Parachute Academy, and we’ve had our end of the year celebration. I’m exhausted and so very [...]

Tell Your Story from the Inside Out With Lisa Boes

With all the external pressure that students face surrounding their college search, it can be difficult for them to know what kind of educational environment best fits them. Standardized tests, extracurriculars, the prestige of certain institutions over others—all of these [...]

By |2020-07-14T22:26:38-05:00October 17th, 2018|College Search Process, High School|

What Exactly Does Yellow Parachute Do? (Almost) Everything

We spend a great deal of time telling you the how and why or our teaching, what inspires us, and how we hope to inspire our students. Now, we’d like to take a few minutes to talk about the range [...]

How To Make the Most of Your Summer with Erika Bussmann

When the last dregs of snow have finally melted and the crunch of spring playoffs and final exams and end of year celebrations have subsided, all we want to do is belly flop onto a sunny patch of grass by [...]

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