A student group at Wayzata High School is tackling one of the most pressing issues facing the global community today: raising environmental awareness and helping classmates, faculty and staff practice sustainability.
Throughout her 106 years, Elizabeth lived an optimistic life. She’d known struggle early when her mother died in 1914, when Elizabeth was six. But she persevered and looked on the bright side, helping her father and siblings run the household. Later, when she was unable to have children of her own, she nurtured the neighborhood kids, always teasing them that her kitchen faucets dispensed milk, chocolate from one tap, white from the other.
On Friday, Jan. 29, U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-03) recognized local high school students who have received nominations to a U.S. service academy at a reception at the Brookdale Library in Brooklyn Center. Several students from Wayzata and Minnetonka participated in the event.
The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 15-19 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota, a time to build awareness and understanding of the function an elected board of education plays in society. Wayzata Public Schools has announced it is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week and honor local board members for their commitment to the community.