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posted Dec 2, 2013, 10:04 AM by Communications ISD 709
Denfeld High School Career Center Grand Opening December 5

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of Denfeld High School’s new and improved Career Center.  The Career Center features:

--Jobs Board listing current job openings in the Duluth area

--Computers to do research featuring MCIS and other programs

--Space for students to meet with college representatives.

--Information and resources for universities, colleges, the military and other post-secondary programs

Date: December 5, 2013

Time:  2:30PM - 4:00PM  

Place:  Denfeld High School, Room 1212

Music provided by the Denfeld Orchestra

Refreshments will be served. For more information contact the Career Center at

218 336-8830 ext. 2036

The Myers-Wilkins Community School Collaborative and Community Action Duluth Invite you to join us  on Wednesday, December 4th  5:30-8:00 p.m. at Myers Wilkins School 1027 North 8th Ave. East for:

Big View Community Forum presentation:  Solutions to End Poverty”

Big View Community Forums reach out to bridge relationships across race and class lines in order to find solutions to the problems facing struggling families in Duluth.  Our next “Solutions to End Poverty” presentations will give voice to the concerns impacting families who have children involved in public and charter schools. The presentation will feature adult leaders involved in the Getting Ahead leadership program currently being hosted at the Myers-Wilkins School.

An evening of valuable information and meaningful discussion for parents, school staff, and community members.  Everyone is welcome!

·         Dinner from 5:30-6:00PM catered by Old Country Buffet. 

·         Presentation and discussion 6:00-8:00PM

·         Free Child care. (Please call ahead so we can estimate numbers.)

For more information contact: 

Kathy Bogen 218-336-8700 x 2459

or Ashley Joseph 726-1665


Student-Run Restaurant Food For Thought: December Specials

   Enjoy delicious gourmet salads, sandwiches, entrees and desserts at Duluth's student-run restaurant Food for Thought, located at East High School, 301 North 40th Avenue East.

   Entrees range from $7 to $14 and are prepared and served by Denfeld and Duluth East culinary arts students under the supervision of Chef Glenn D'Amour, CEC.

--Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12Noon to 1:00PM.

--Reservations are required: reserve and preorder 24 hours in advance by calling 218-336-8975 ext. 4055 or 218-336-8845 ext. 4055.

--For a full menu go to, choose the Duluth East website and click the link at the top of the page.

--Featured this month:

December 3, 4, 5:  Old Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings for $10.00

December 10, 11, 12:  French Herb Roasted Rack of Pork for $11.00

December 17, 18, 19:  Beef Wellington for $14.00

Weekly features are served with choice of soup or salad, homemade focaccia bread and choice of beverage.


--Denfeld High School students and staff surpassed last year’s Fall Food Drive, collecting nearly 1,916 pounds of food for Chum West Duluth. Last year students collected about 1,600 pounds of food for donation.