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February 6, 2018
Newport Elementary seeing improvement in math, reading scores
February 6, 2018 - 12:34pm
Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot
February 6, 2018 - 8:26am
January 24, 2018
Photo courtesy of Woodbury High School
Woodbury takes first at Chanhassen Speech Tourney
January 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 13, 2018
For the fourth straight year, students at Pine Hill Elementary School collected the most groceries for the 10 Days of Giving effort, with a haul of 3,248 snacks, cans of soup, paper towels, shampoo, toothpaste, soap and other items. Submitted photo courtesy of Pine Hill Elementary staff
Pine Hill students top donor list for fourth straight year
January 13, 2018 - 7:49am
December 25, 2017
Grace Weiner (left) and Nikke Tuttle, actor educators with CLIMB Theatre, helped seventh grade girls at Cottage Grove Middle School use theatre to develop tools to deal with cliques, bullying and friendship issues. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
'Theatre for social change'
December 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 19, 2017
Photo by William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Young historians: Students get research tips at History Hullabaloo
December 19, 2017 - 10:59am
December 15, 2017
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
December 15, 2017 - 8:35am
December 13, 2017
Keith Jacobus
Jacobus gets three-year contract extension
December 13, 2017 - 7:49am
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
November 24, 2017
South Washington County Schools in November settled a civil lawsuit brought against the district. School Board members said the settlement was the best financial decision based on the potential costs associated with going to trial.
South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
November 24, 2017 - 11:00am
November 22, 2017
Patti Wiens returned to New Life Academy Nov. 17 for its 40th anniversary celebration. The non-denominational Christian school and church was founded in 1977 by a group that included Wiens and her husband, the late Pastor Dick Wiens. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Forty years on: Woodbury's New Life Academy celebrates 40th anniversary
November 22, 2017 - 7:09am
November 14, 2017
Leah Restad, a junior at East Ridge High School, scored a perfect 36 on her ACT. Submitted photo courtesy of Sara Restad
A hard ACT to follow: East Ridge junior nails perfect test score
November 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 13, 2017
Ethiopian community looks to digital platforms for improved connections
November 13, 2017 - 9:09am
November 8, 2017
Woodbury resident Ruth Cherinet, a recent high school graduate, said switching to Stillwater Area High School toward the end of high school left her feeling out of place. She said other teenagers among the school's mostly white student body frequently stared at her and were unfriendly. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
As diversity in student body changes, challenges remain for Woodbury-area schools
November 8, 2017 - 1:08pm
Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer, Patricia Driscoll and Tracy Brunnette.
South Washington County School Board winners: Driscoll, Schwartz, Van Leer, Brunnette, Hirsch
November 8, 2017 - 12:08am
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