Monday, February 22, 2016

Calling all rowers - MN Boat Club Junior Open House

The Minnesota Boat Club is holding a Junior Team Open House
on Saturday, February 27th from 10am to 2pm.

Are you 13-18 years old and looking for a new challenge? A new sport? Or a great way to cross-train for a sport you already love?

Rowing might be your answer! Talk to GRS Senior Hannah Hutchinson to hear what great things rowing has offered her!

MN Boat Club
1 Wabasha St. South
St. Paul, MN 55107

On Raspberry Island under the Wabasha St. Bridge.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Girls' Hockey - game on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7pm!

Come cheer on Senior Hockey player Molly Duggan who plays with the St. Paul Blades, a girls' hockey cooperative made up of many St. Paul schools! 

Thursday, January 28 is her last home game and it's Senior Night. 

Game time is 7pm at Phalen Ice Arena (1320 Walsh St, St Paul, MN 55106) vs. Minnehaha Academy. 


Molly Duggan, #15 - 6th person from the right in the back row

Monday, January 4, 2016

Charter Stars Winter Update

The Charter Stars are enjoying an active and successful winter sports season!

Alpine Ski: We are in our inaugural (and test) year with 8 downhill ski racers in grades 7-12! Coach Matt McElrath will lead our skiers at these upcoming races:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Welch Village (Hastings non-conference race)
  • Friday, Jan. 15 all-day Welch Village Invitational

Boys' Basketball: The Boys' JV and Varsity teams are off to a great start this season. They are led by Head Coach Louis Wiggen and Assistant Coach Kevin Coughlin. Varsity is 2-0 in conference games and recently came in second at the 2015 Calvin Christian Holiday Tournament. See the online Athletics Calendar for upcoming game dates and locations.

Girls' Basketball: The Girls' Varsity team is in their second year of play and are led by Head Coach Liz Wiggen and Assistant Coach Krissy Siats. The team has won 2 non-conference games so far this season and is 0-1 in conference. See the online Athletics Calendar for upcoming game dates and locations.

Cheerleading: Led by Coach Jackie Morrison, our Stars Cheerleaders provide inspiration and entertainment at most of our home games! Come cheer with them at an upcoming game.

Girls' Hockey: GRS Senior Molly Duggan plays goalie for the St. Paul Blades, a cooperative team made up of St. Paul public and charter schools. Come cheer on Molly and her team at Senior Night vs. Minnehaha Academy on January 28th at 7pm at Phalen Arena (1320 Walsh St, St Paul, MN 55106). For a game schedule and standings, follow this link:

The Blades are hosting a Fundraiser on Tuesday, January 12 at the St. Paul Pizza Luce from 11am to 9pm. Follow this link for more info and a printable flyer:

Link to the Online Athletics Calendar for detailed game info:

Girls' Hockey Fundraiser at Pizza Luce on Jan. 12 (11am to 9pm)

Girls' Hockey - St. Paul Blades Supporters:                                           

Pizza Luce is supporting a fundraiser for the St. Paul Blades, the combined hockey team for female athletes from all of the public high schools and some of the charter schools, including Great River School.

Follow this link to the flyer:

Please distribute this post/flyer widely to friends, family, schoolmates, etc. so that the event is a great success. The team will receive a whopping 25% of the proceeds from any of the sales between 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. (dine in only) on Tuesday, January 12th. Guests must present this flyer to their server. Alternatively, the flyer can be scanned and sent to your guests who will need to print and present it OR present it on their electronic device.

The restaurant recommends trying to spread out visits as much as possible to avoid the classic dinner rush, but is staffing up to try accommodate. See if locals can get there for lunch!

Many thanks to anyone working at Pizza Luce for supporting the team!

Thanks for your support!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015


Your purchase/sales of the Chinook Book support GRS key experiences, the community garden, fieldtrips, and so much more!

This is your LAST CHANCE to order or sell the Chinook Book!

Print Book - $22

App Subscription - $15 
   (packaged like a gift card with an activation code; good for 12 months after you upload your subscription)

Combo Pack (Print Book + App Subscription) - $30 
   (Keep one format and give the other as a gift!)

No matter which you choose, you will get hundreds of coupons to the best
places in town. 

Plus our fundraiser keeps 50% of every sale!

Please turn in your order forms or buy your book by
Tuesday, November 10!!

We are CLOSE to reaching OUR GOAL and need your help!
Thanks for your support!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Charter Stars Girls' Basketball Fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 29!!

Come Join 
Charter Star’s Girls’ Basketball Team 
for some pizza loving fun!
Thursday, October 29th 2014
From 11am to Close
At Pieology Pizzeria Highland Park
2111 Ford Pkwy, St. Paul MN 55116

Show this paper flyer 
or the flyer on your phone and 
up to 50% of the proceeds 
will be donated to 
Charter Stars Girls’ Basketball Team

Let’s Make Some Dough!!!

Pieology is a restaurant that makes your custom pizza on demand and within minutes! It is similar to Chipotle so everyone in the family can order pizza as they like it. Make sure to bring the flyer to the restaurant so we get as high a donation as possible!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Upcoming Charter Stars Fall sports events/Boys' Basketball info meeting

The Charter Stars fall sports are entering the last part of the seasons. Come cheer on these teams before the season is over!

  • Charter Stars Varsity Soccer has their conference tournament game on Tuesday, October 20 vs. AFSA. Game time is 4:20pm at the National Sports Center in Blaine. Go to Parking Lot E off of 109th. Admission is $5 per car. Kick that ball, STARS!
  • Charter Stars JV Volleyball team has a tournament on Friday, October 23 at Hmong Academy in St. Paul (1471 Brewster St., 55108). Spike that ball, STARS!
  • Charter Stars Cross Country team has their conference race on Tuesday, October 20 at 4:30pm at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. Run, STARS, run!!
  • Wolfpack Football has a Sections game on Tuesday, October 20 at 7pm at Minnehaha Academy.
The Charter Stars Boys' Basketball team (JV and Varsity, Grades 9-12) has their season info meeting on Thursday, October 22 from 5:30 - 6:15pm at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul (1515 Brewster St., 55108). Players who are interested in joining the team or want more info, you and your families are strongly encouraged to attend!