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SBC provides innovative programs, conferences & competitions that inspire K-12 students to explore their potential with peers & talented community professionals.

View flyer about exciting changes coming to SBC’s Creativity Festivals in 2016-17!


Welcome to SBC!

Every year Success Beyond the Classroom, a nonprofit organization, brings innovative programs, inspiring events, and challenging academic competitions to students in the Twin Cities area. SBC gives students the opportunity to hone their passions and to see that learning in school leads to success outside classroom walls, into the future, for themselves and for the world around them.

Would your students like to design city with civil engineers? Write with acclaimed, published authors? Test their quick thinking skills against the brains of 1,000 other students? Learn how to dance, paint, act, survive in the wilderness and outer space, write a comic book, or be a professional chemist for a day?

Success Beyond the Classroom makes all this possible for thousands of students every year. Explore this website to learn more.


SBC 2015-2016. Save these dates!

Creativity Festival Grades 5-7
Dec 1, 2, 3 & 4, 2015

Creativity Festival Grades 3-4
Jan 12 & 13, 2016

March Young Authors Conference
Mar 17, 2016

May Young Authors Conference
May 24, 25, 26 & 27, 2016

STEMLink5 @ Normandale CC
May 13, 2016

STEMLink5 @ Century College
May 19, 2016

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