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Lizzy Carson, Bethel University sophomore nursing major and reconciliation minor, was recently named a 2020 Newman Civic Fellow for her community engagement on Bethel’s campus and in the … more
Elizabeth Wegner, who teaches at King of Kings Lutheran School in Roseville and doubles as Jehovah Lutheran music director, led her fifth- and sixth-grade students in a project making nine … more
The Minnesota School Social Workers Association proudly announces the selection of Tabitha Wheeler as the Minnesota School Social Worker of the Year for 2020.  Wheeler has been a school social … more
Distance learning has entered its third month of the 2020-2021 school year. St. Paul Public Schools announced that high schools will continue with the format until at least January.One of many … more
    The Como Marine Corps JROTC held a socially-distanced outdoor ceremony to celebrate recent awards and the changing of the guard to the class of 2021’s senior … more
    New signs are ready to welcome Como students back – whenever in-person classes are deemed safe by state metrics and SPPS. (Photo by Eric … more
John Mbanda (left), a former Murray Middle School student and 2020 Highland Senior High School graduate, is the first recipient of the $1,000 e2 Jon Schumacher Scholarship Award. He was nominated by … more
Hamline Midway Early Learning Coalition By Jessica Kopp earlylearning@hamlinemidway.org Hi neighbors! We are a group of residents and organizations who work to address the needs and … more
The Virtual Mississippi River Institute blends online and hands-on outdoor learning Last February, more than 30 educators from Minnesota and Louisiana were looking forward to a special river journey. … more
Kathy Oaks As COVID-19 forces educational changes, some parents are considering whether online schooling through their district or homeschooling on their own will work better for their … more
Starting with the 2020 school year in Minnesota, all students not reading at grade level by the end of kindergarten through second grade must be screened for dyslexia. Students in third grade and … more
By JESSICA KOPP, Saint Paul Public School board member Jessica Kopp jessica.kopp@spps.org At four in the morning on March 13, the first teacher strike in St. Paul in over 70 years ended. … more
Chauntyll Allen By TESHA M. CHRISTENSEN What is our collective responsibility of ending gun violence? That’s a driving question for Chauntyll Allen, who joined the St. Paul School … more
I Am Somebody Maxfield Elementary School Principal Ryan Vernosh had just four days to lead Maxfield into a completely different learning environment. AT RIGHT The poem ‘I Am Somebody’ is said … more
Mr. Morris A leadership change has occurred at Como Park High School. Stacy Theien-Collins resigned from her position as Como’s principal and accepted the principal’s job at Richfield High … more
  Como’s virtual commencement ceremony on June 1 successfully celebrated each of the 248 graduates from the Class of 2020.[/caption] The 2019-2020 school year has concluded. … more
All courses at Saint Paul College (235 Marshall Ave.) moved to remote delivery approaches in response to the COVID-19 situation. Some of the technical, service and health sciences programs require … more
St. Paul City School District has a message for its 540 students: “We miss you and we are here for you!” St. Paul City School staff is putting some heart into their distance learning plans … more
Como Park Senior High School Yard signs to honor Como’s Class of 2020 will soon appear in the neighborhood.[/caption] By Eric Erickson Social studies teacher With schools closed through the … more
Como’s new front entry was completed and opened by the beginning of March. During the coronavirus pandemic, buildings are closed and education has shifted to distance learning. (Photo by Eric … more
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