Woodbury Bulletin Staff
Woodbury High School The Woodbury High School Air Force Jr. ROTC unit took first place Feb. 3, in the Upper Midwest Challenge at Cretin-Derham Hall. The unit also placed first in physical fitness at the competition. Eleven other Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps JROTC teams from the upper Midwest took part in the event. (Submitted photo)
Brookview Elementary Principal Mark Drommerhausen leads a group of teachers and support staff on a tour of the new school where they will all be working in the fall. (Submitted photos)
King of Kings Lutheran Church MN Boychoir to perform The Minnesota Boychoir's Allegro Choir will perform at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury during worship services at 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, March 5. Everyone is invited to attend the services. The choir, founded in 1962, is the oldest boy choir in the metropolitan area. Graduates of the boychoir program are invited to return to sing in Allegro. Those singers, ages 14-18, come from many communities throughout the Twin Cities, rehearse once a week, and perform works for tenor and bass.
Viewpoint It's the day of the big game. Your team is playing its biggest rival for the championship. You're confident and excited. But before the game starts the officials announce that they will favor the other team to guarantee that it wins. Could you even imagine such a thing happening? Does that sound fair? How much would that upset you? You may be surprised to learn that in some parts of the world, judicial systems openly behave in that very way.
The Woodbury Lions Club is seeking nominations for the Dick Stafford Community Leadership Award. The nominee must have: • Impacted Woodbury through any or all of the following: volunteer activities or partnerships/collaborations, influence or participation in fundraising efforts and leadership to projects that positively influence the community • Performed acts of exceptional importance that have future benefits to the city, making it possible for the community to grow and prosper
Woodbury High School The Woodbury High School Science Olympiad team placed second overall at regional competition Feb. 4, and qualified to compete at the state tournament in March. Team members who won one or more medals are seniors Lizzie Ofori-Amanfo, Daniel Luick, Drew Bennett, Jacinta Rivera, Kamal Suleiman, Felix Oh and Jeremy Yeung; juniors Anna Hildebrandt, Kate Philips and Collin Invie; and sophomores David Li and Seth Thao. (Submitted photo)
The Reserve is holding a Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce after business hours informal networking social gathering from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Sheraton St. Paul/Woodbury Hotel, 676 Bielenberg Drive, Woodbury. Admission is free. For more information, go to reserve.work or woodburychamber.org.
Viewpoint President Donald Trump recently announced his nomination of Federal Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. However, before Judge Gorsuch can become a member of the Court he must first be approved by the U.S. Senate pursuant to its authority known as "advice and consent." How does this process work?
Everyone is invited to play a variety of bingo games and make ice cream sundaes from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Central Park, Valley Creek Room B, in Woodbury. The fee is $4 for residents and $6 for nonresidents; Activity No. 550770-02. Pre-registration is required. For details, call 651-714-3583 or visit woodburyparksandrec.org.
Viewpoint When the offer letter arrived, they had to look Minnesota up on a map. The golden ticket for my immigrant parents arrived emblazoned with scarlet red on the return label: 3M. As Michigan State alums and Magic Johnson fans, they had heard of Kevin McHale but they hadn't heard of 3M and never imagined living in a place so cold. The fate of my immigrant family was tied intimately to a mining company that originated in the Iron Range.