Kenny Community School 5720 Emerson Ave S, Minneapolis, MN55419 Located next to Kenny Park, Kenny Community School seeks to maintain high academic standards with an emphasis on the…More environment. Whether exploring the community garden or composting the scraps from their lunches, this public school provides students with hands-on activities that increase their environmental awareness. In addition to teaching core curriculum like reading and math, the school gives students experience with multimedia and computer use through the media center, which was added in 2001.
This almost 10-acre park hosts a variety of athletic facilities that serve the neighborhood, including baseball,…More tennis and softball fields, as well as a half-court for basketball . There's also a playground and wading pool for younger kids.
Located between Kenny Community School and Susan B. Anthony Middle School, the neighborhood center hosts a variety of activities, including playgroups for younger kids or martial arts for their older siblings.
The park (and surrounding neighborhood) is named in honor of Sister Elizabeth Kenny, according to David C. Smith's historical account of Minneapolis parks.
Anthony Middle School 5757 Irving Ave S, Minneapolis, MN55419 Located near the green expanse of Kenny Park in Southwest Minneapolis, this middle school has sought to provide students…More with a strong, comprehensive education since 1958. It offers perks like accelerated courses and a strong music music and performance program. Anthony is currently in the application process to become an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, which emphasizes international perspectives and critical thinking.