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Lake Middle School principal Todd Hochman has been working hard to prepare for the transition.

Junior highs prepare for switch to middle schools


If you mention boundary changes, or the new East Ridge High School, anywhere within District 833, you may get some frustration and disapproving glances, but one change that is hoping to prove to be more beneficial than controversial is the new grade configurations -- particularly moving from the junior high system to the middle school system.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.