Hard work dedication

Ninth grade MTS students met in the gym for a full period team building experience. “You students here, you define the tone for your class. I want … (read more…)


Engaged parents mean successful students– come to conferences this week.(read more…)

JROTC Students exploring

Cadets visited the 133rd Air Lift Wing of the MN Air National Guard. The Cadets received a full tour of a C-130 Aircraft as well as the entire Air … (read more…)


Congratulations, Jeff Monsrud.

Have you heard? MTS is on the move. Not only are our academics and programs improving and expanding, we are also … (read more…)


Teens from PEASE Academy in Minneapolis and students in Longo’s Augsburg College Art 225 Graphic Design I and Art 320 Typography classes explored … (read more…)

FINAL MS Full Gang 8-14


Do you want your middle school student to have a great year and get the attention and interest they deserve? … (read more…)

Fair shot banner crop

A dozen JROTC Cadets from the General Colin L. Powell Leadership Academy at MTS High School spent the day at the Minnesota State Fair for Military … (read more…)

Start your year off right at MTS

Checking schedules, finding classrooms, seeing old friends, making new friends … welcome to a new and exciting school year at Minnesota Transitions … (read more…)

Welcome to the 2014/15 School Year!

The Administrators at Minnesota Transitions Middle School want to introduce ourselves.   … (read more…)

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Kick the new school year off right with an Open house and orientation. Meet teachers, take a look around and get situated for your new year. We can … (read more…)


Roosevelt/MTS Football is about to begin.

Don’t miss this meeting, Wednesday, August 6 at pm. Meet Roosevelt Head Coach Junior … (read more…)

MTS Open House

Let’s celebrate a great new year! Join us on Saturday, August 16, from 11-2, right out front of the school. Meet staff, tour the schools and get … (read more…)

Here are some of the highlights of our beautiful new school in Northeast Minneapolis, with a long, award winning history. We will give you a personal … (read more…)

Thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated another great year at Banaadir!
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Nearly 150 students and their family joined MTS staff for Portfolio Night & Science Exhibit on Thursday, May 15. Portfolio Night is time for … (read more…)

The MTS High Woofie Award was presented to Dawn S. who constantly goes the distance to support new teachers, fellow staff and students. She is always … (read more…)


As many MTS high school staff know, Nick transitioned from teaching graphic arts to teaching Special Ed in the middle of the year with very little … (read more…)


Compensation and Benefits

MTS Middle has a new look that exactly matches our learning, working style, take a look at these pictures! The words and images on the building say a … (read more…)


Making the most of his education and his life

MTS is featuring Cadet Chris this month because he is making the most of his … (read more…)


Introducing MTS High’s new travelling trophy: Woofie.

Woofie will recognize high school staff accomplishment. … (read more…)

The 4th Grade Students Highlight Caring and Important African Americans at Banaadir Academy For Black History Month!
Carter … (read more…)

State tests are used to show what students are learning in class. It is important to do your best on these tests. Here are some tips for how you can … (read more…)

The first week back at Banaadir Academy was very exciting for teachers and students. From day one, classes were designed to help students be … (read more…)

Experience life-changing growth. Become a Minnesota Reading Corps literacy tutor.

You’re ready for growth. Whether you’re … (read more…)

For one week, Ms. Javitch and Mrs. Uzendoski combined their power hour groups into “Super Power Hour”! After the students … (read more…)

Talking is how you spread your thoughts, ideas, and experiences to people around you. It can be a great thing, but sometimes we … (read more…)

100th Day of School – Ms. Elder’s Fourth Grade

By Esra

We made 100 Days of school necklaces with the Kindergarteners. … (read more…)

Which staff member went skydiving with their grandma on her 70th birthday?

  1. Hamza
  2. Mrs. … (read more…)

Ms. Javitch

Interviewed by Ms. Javitch’s Power Hour

Hamdi M, Aisha I, Ilhan J, Shamsa A, Mumtaza M, Samera A, … (read more…)

Mrs. Uzendoski’s Power Hour Reading class has been studying the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. We have learned that Dr. King won the Nobel Peace … (read more…)

We collect Box Tops and Labels for Education! When you go grocery shopping, check the package for the Box Tops coupon. Cut it out and give it to your … (read more…)

Mrs. Uzendoski

Bishar M, Mohammed N, Shadia E, Kadar M, Hamza A, Abdirizak Y, Ilyas, Masuud M, and Nafisa A … (read more…)

Which staff member has flown an airplane ?

  1. Mrs. Minion
  2. Mr. Dwyer
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My Winter Break – By By Mustafa Salad

I did many things over break. However, my favorite was basketball! I … (read more…)

MTS Class of 2016 sets some goals!
Have you ever watched a group of individuals turn into a team right before your eyes? That’s … (read more…)

Start the year off right at the first Parent, Student, Teacher conference and Open house this October 15, from 4 to 7:30 and on October 16, from 8 … (read more…)

In what has become an annual tradition, the MTS Elementary Wolves and MTS Banaadir Eagles squared off last week in a basketball final game, in the MTS … (read more…)

New location:
1800 2nd Street Northeast
Minneapolis, MN 55418
You can take a look right here.

This summer MTS Elementary will … (read more…)

Our fall title night was a fabulous precursor to the weather we received over the past few days. Transforming the school into a winter wonderland … (read more…)

By Khalid OsmanThe science museum is a place that you can learn at least five true facts about science. … (read more…)

By Mrs. Hayden

On Thursday, November 29, we had approximately 66 families (300 people) come to our Family Reading night! … (read more…)

By Mrs. PattersonThe second graders in Ms. Patterson’s and Ms. Katy’s class planted tulip bulbs early … (read more…)

Ms. Nicewander
Interviewed by Ms. Nicewander’s Power Hour group

Najeeb: What’s your favorite hobby? … (read more…)

Mr. Johnson
Interviewed by Ayan Aden, 8th grade

What is your favorite hobby?
I have so many of them, … (read more…)

It has been a thrilling start to our school year. Moving into a new, beautiful space has afforded the students of Banaadir Academy many wonderful … (read more…)

On Saturday, October 20th, The American Refugee Committee (ARC) hosted the Run to Unite at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, which was attended by more … (read more…)

Fire Safety Week
By Mrs. HaydenTo honor fire safety week in October, a guest from the Minneapolis Fire Department came to … (read more…)

Mrs. Minion
Interviewed by Munira A. – 7th gradeWhat is your favorite hobby?
I like sewing.

If … (read more…)

What is your favorite hobby?I like playing guitar.
If you were a super hero, what power would you want to have and why?I would want … (read more…)

On March 12th JROTC Cadets participated in a Leadership Lab at the University of Minnesota. Leadership Labs are scheduled monthly field trips to the U … (read more…)

Freshman Cadet Jashley loves the uniform, the friendships and the opportunity for leadership at the General Colin L. Powell … (read more…)

Cadets at the General Colin L. Powell Leadership Academy are exploring what it takes to be leaders and what it takes to excel, learn and build … (read more…)

Way to go, Cadet Keith Addy! What does it take to be the General Colin L. Powell Leadership Academy Cadet of the Month? “Hard work, … (read more…)

Way to Go Cadet Brady Patton! Brady Patton was selected to serve as the Cadet Battalion Commander for school year 2011-2012.

Cadet Patton is a … (read more…)

Exciting reading & football playing visitors at MTS Elementary!
MN Gophers visit MTS Kindergarten

It’s not … (read more…)

MTS Wolves FC Futbol Club & Summer Camp for grades 7 -12
June 19 through 24
Boys 11-2 on Wednesdays
Girls 11-2 on Mondays … (read more…)

“Be confident… put in effort and learn. It’s okay to be scared, but you’ve got to get over it to get what you want…”(read more…)

There were lots of proud smiles on Tuesday when MTS Trade Skills students wheeled in the products of a four week bicycle mechanics seminar with … (read more…)