MINNETONKA — A Minnetonka High School student took third place in the 2019 National Speech and Debate tournament in Dallas, Texas, on July 10, a news release from the National Speech and Debate Association says.
The largest LGBTQ civil rights group in Minnesota, OutFront Minnesota, announced Monday they have hired Kelly Holstine, the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year from Shakopee, to expand OutFront’s educational program for schools.
PLYMOUTH — A group of local middle school students learned what it takes to run a restaurant all while raising money for a good cause.
PLYMOUTH — Wayzata High School’s former student council adviser Sue Iverson won a prestigious national award.
HOPKINS — Maria and Ryan Keller just collected their 3 millionth book through their nonprofit Read Indeed.
WAYZATA — Lake Minnetonka area schools celebrated the class of 2019 with graduation ceremonies held over the past few weeks.
MOUND — Setting an example for her fellow students, second-grader Kaia Kallestad shows everyone in her life kindness, particularly her classmates.
MINNETRISTA — The Westonka District 277 Foundation awarded $110,000 in scholarships to Mound Westonka graduates this spring.
In the coming weeks, high school students will be handed their diplomas from schools across the state of Minnesota. And if the graduating class of 2019 is anything like the class of 2018, there will be disparities between racial and ethnic groups.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata High School class of 2019 will walk across the stage of the Mariucci Arena at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 31.
Ridgeview is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of a $2,000 Health Care Scholarship. Scholarships were awarded to the following high school students who are pursuing a health-care related degree or career: Jessica Breuggemeier, Belle Plaine; Audrey Steinhagen Central, Norwood Young Amer…
MINNETONKA — An Auschwitz survivor and his daughter spoke May 15 at Minnetonka High School, and said it is more important than ever to share stories from the Holocaust, in light of recent acts of anti-Semitism and prejudice.
WAYZATA — Wayzata High School students, along with their peers from across the state, were recently honored as Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education.
People across the country — and right here in the southwest metro — are pooling together funds to pay off school lunch debt.
ORONO — Orono High School is partnering with the Jake Anderson Legacy Fund to host the sixth annual Jake Annual Leadership Symposium on May 22.
DEEPHAVEN — St. Therese Catholic School in Deephaven has been selected by Catholic Schools Center of Excellence as one of 18 Catholic elementary schools that will participate in a literacy partnership with Groves Academy, the school said in a May 6 news release.
WAYZATA — Wayzata native and Bradley University senior Daniel Lensing was recognized with First-Team Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athletes honorable mention recognition, according to a May 7 news release.
MINNETONKA — “Bubble butt” is a hard phrase to take seriously, but one senior from Minnetonka High School is trying to fix a very serious problem attached to the phrase.
WAYZATA — The transition to high school is difficult for a lot of young students, and mental health is one of the many challenges that students face as they navigate high school.
ORONO — Several area high schools have been named among the top 10 high schools in Minnesota, according to recently released rankings by U.S. News and World Report.
WAYZATA — Wayzata native Nicholas Broberg claimed the national championship as part of North Dakota State University’s National Agri-Marketing Association marketing team.
WAYZATA — More than 200 teachers and staff from Wayzata High School spent Friday, April 12, participating in a business immersion program.
HAMEL — Steve Bisecki admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he was greeted by some youngsters in highly-decorative attire as he entered Peg’s Countryside Café last week.
Participants in this Friday’s Cool Schools Polar Plunge may only now be gearing up for the shock of cold water, but Sarah Heiberg, James Robbins, Kaiti Leonard and Darian Mehra have been preparing since August.
EXCELSIOR — Members of the Excelsior Rotary Club sorted through and packaged up several hundred books for the Reach Out and Read Minnesota program.
MINNETONKA — Eagle Ridge Academy in Minnetonka will start offering two new computer science classes thanks to a partnership with Amazon.
PLYMOUTH — Wayzata High School’s student council adviser has been selected as Minnesota’s candidate for the Warren E. Shull Award.
ST. PAUL — Wayzata Central Middle School’s Team 1 won the championship of the Minnesota Regional Science Bowl for Middle School Students on Saturday, Feb. 9.
ORONO — Three Orono High School seniors have planned the school’s first-ever Unified Basketball Invitational in hopes of spreading messages of inclusion throughout the district and metro area.
MINNETONKA — School districts in the Lake Minnetonka area were closed for three days last week due to the dangerously cold temperatures that dropped to around 30-below zero.
MINNETONKA — Middle school students from Minnetonka and Wayzata will be competing this weekend in a science bowl.
MINNETONKA — A second-grade student at Tanglen Elementary School in Minnetonka has had his wish granted thanks to Make-A-Wish Minnesota.
MINNETONKA — With just one more day of dangerously cold temperatures expected this week, many schools in the area have decided to let students sleep in again on Thursday.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior Brewing Company has been throwing spare change and dollar bills in a growler for a few years, and now they’re going to use that money to pay off student lunch debt.
HOPKINS — What started as a school project for students at The Blake School has become a statewide effort to raise money and awareness about sex trafficking.
MINNETONKA — Many school districts in the area will be closed for the next two days because of dangerous wind chills.
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