Regional Coordinator: Colleen Feller

Congratulations to Justice Page Middle School - 1st place !

January 20, 2018

Team Star Je Novi Mladi from Justice Page M.S. in Minneapolis took first place at the Minnesota Future City Competition (FCC) on January 20, 2018. The 18th annual MN FCC was held at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount. The team will travel to Washington, DC in February to compete in the National Future City Competition.

Team Estrella de la Montana from Scott Highlands Middle School took 2nd place and team Arkenshire from Westwood Middle School took 3rd place.

Team Gumusservi from Friendly Hills Middle School and team Paulsville from the Church of St. Paul Home School…

December 5, 2017

Minnesota FCC is gearing up for its largest competition yet, with 60 teams competing.

Essays are due on December 18! Good luck!

October 23, 2017

Are your students wondering what city model building materials can be assigned a $0 value?

Here are helpful tips:

Materials that can be assigned a $0 value are items that are allowed in a home or school recycling bin (things like paper, cardboard, plastic bottles, glass jars, metal cans…) or items bound for the trash (used up batteries, bottle caps, or used plastic utensils… etc.).

Materials that would probably fall into the category of items that are donated or have been previously used but can’t be recycled are: used plywood, nails, screws, a…

September 25, 2017

Teachers, please calendar these dates:

  • Monday, November 20 – SimCity slideshow due (submitted electronically)
  • Monday, December 18 – Essay due (submitted electronically)
  • Wednesday, January 3 – student presenter names due (this is firm deadline. I will begin printing the program, certificates, and name tags on January 4)
  • Friday, January 12 – Project Plan due (submitted electronically)
  • Saturday, January 20 – City model and  Team Presentation…
June 12, 2017

On April 26, 2017, the St. Francis of Assisi Future City team participated in a truly authentic learning experience with RSP Architects in Rochester, Minnesota. The team members did a fantastic job sharing their Future City journey by explaining all of their Deliverables and giving their model city presentation. The students were also excited to share their ideas about what they would like to see in the Destination Medical Center Heart of the City Public Spaces developments.