Woodbury Bulletin Staff
At four town hall meetings last week in St. Paul, I heard a clear message from my constituents: the State of our Union is anxious. President Donald Trump’s first month in office has left Minnesotans afraid. They are worried about their health care and their economic and retirement security and concerned about the safety of our communities and the security of our nation.
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)
022217.SCH.WB.ScholarCandidates hdsts.jpg East Ridge High School Three named U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates East Ridge High School seniors Kevin Bi, Lauren Go and Shreya Narayan have been named U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates. They are among approximately 4,000 students nationwide to be nominated. Up to 161 will be selected as finalists. The program, established in 1964, recognized students "who demonstrate exceptional talent in visual, creative and performing arts." Gifted Education Parent HUB night
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?