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October 21, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Al Franken and Governor Mark Dayton visit Patrick Henry

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 First Lady Michelle Obama headlined a grassroots get out the vote event at Patrick Henry High School in North Minneapolis.

Patrick Henry was chosen because of its laudable academic achievements according to Beth Hawkins of MinnPost. (article below)

October 21, 2014
Patrick Henry High is the perfect school to host Michelle Obama:Read More

Dessa performs with students

March 25, 2014
Patrick Henry High School hosted an intra-district orchestra and choir featuring local artist Dessa.
MinnPost article: Read More
CBS News: Read More


January 15, 2014
Lataijah Powell a junior at Patrick Henry is featured in a performance at the Capri Theatre: Read More

March 22, 2013
Minneapolis Star Tribune publishes an inspiring and challenging commentary by Patrick Henry English teacher, Eva Lockhart. Read More

February 7, 2013
Jonas Brothers launch “We Day” at Patrick Henry High School: Read More

December 17, 2012
The World in the Classroom by MPR. Listen to the story.

May 16, 2012
PHHS again named top public school by U.S. News & World Report. Read the story from MinnPost.

Sen. Franken in Patrick Henry High School Math Class

Democratic U.S. Senator Al Franken at Patrick Henry. (Courtesy of ECM Publishers)

Senator Franken visits Patrick Henry High School, tries his hand at teaching algebra:
October 26, 2011
Franken mixes math, mirth and education-bill backing in visit to Patrick Henry High. Read More