Come join us in celebration October 24! It’s been twenty great years of education at the School of Environmental Studies. The…Learn more
School district 196 is holding a Bond Referendum Election on November 3, 2015. Detailed information on the referendum can be obtained at the district’s…Learn more
The SES fall newsletter is available for download. Look for information on upcoming events and current activities as well as details…Learn more
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.
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.
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, Kenya, South Africa, Costa Rica, and the BWCAW to experience amazing wildlife, incredible history, and diverse cultures. We invite you to look at some of our current academic excursions.Learn more
The SES Renewable Energy Project is another example of how the School of Enviornmental Studies and its partners are able to create meaningful learning experiences for SES students.
This partnership serves the larger community as well by producing power to add to the grid and by creating a space for cummunity members to learn about energy alternatives.Learn more
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.Learn more