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school of Environmental Studies

STEM Career Fair on Feb 15

February 14, 2018

The District’s annual STEM Fair will be on Thursday, February 15, from 6-8 PM at Apple Valley High School.

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Intensive Theme is February 14 – 23

February 8, 2018

We are excited for second trimester intensive theme. Please talk to your student and make sure you know what course they…

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Registration for 2018-2019

January 9, 2018

A quick site has been created to help new students work through the registration process. Links to the course catalog and…

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Welcome to the School of Environmental Studies! We would love to tell you more about our unique school. If you are thinking about attending, please visit our prospective student or prospective parent pages to learn more about this life-changing school.

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school of environmental studies
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Interested in becoming a student?

SES presents a great blend of rigorous academic study and applied fieldwork. If you are interested in learning more, please browse our site, contact one of us, or join us at a meeting. More information at the link below.

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What Makes Us Unique

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Field Studies

Field Studies are one great example of how SES exists as a school beyond its walls. Field studies are academic excursions around the planet intended to immerse students in new climates, cultures and environmental issues. They are an authentic way to look at how people around the world connect and depend on their many and varied environments. In the past we have traveled to dozens of places including Iceland, South Africa, Costa Rica, the Superior Hiking Trail, and the BWCAW to experience amazing wildlife, incredible history, and diverse cultures. We invite you to look at some of our current academic excursions.

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Intensive Theme Courses

Intensive Theme classes offer students an opportunity to try something new or dive deeper into a subject or topic. These courses often allow students an opportunity to explore the areas of study in a variety of settings with field trips both on and off school grounds. Some courses are co-taught with Minnesota Zoo staff members and many incorporate outside experts to add real world expertise.

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