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Good Karma Music Festival
Published May 25, 2012 at 10:17 am
Hopkins team wins Metro Area Envirothon
Published May 25, 2012 at 10:14 am
A team of Hopkins High School students proved its natural resources expertise and took first at the Metro Area Envirothon May 3 at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska. At the event, teams of five students visited five learning stations, each of which focus on one environmental...
Hopkins senior discovers technology computes
Published May 25, 2012 at 10:07 am
Hopkins High School senior Chase Browdie has always enjoyed tinkering with things. “[I was] not always that good at it, but I was just curious how things worked,” Browdie said. “If my parents were going to throw something away, I would take it apart – destroy it a little bit more.”...
Hopkins 2012 graduation ceremonies set
Published May 25, 2012 at 9:57 am
For seniors at Hopkins schools, this spring’s graduation ceremonies will mark the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. Students will be pursuing further educational opportunities, entering the workforce and otherwise embarking on their lives beyond 12th grade when their high school...
BSM plans 18 summer camps; Academic and sports sessions available
Published May 25, 2012 at 9:17 am
Benilde-St. Margaret’s School is offering 18 different summer camps to the public this year. In addition to numerous sports camps, other camps are being offered to students wanting to focus on service, science or the arts. New this year, Science Camp will allow students to explore the world of...
Hats will fly at Minnetonka High graduation June 7
Published May 25, 2012 at 9:08 am
It’s that time of year where the caps are thrown into the air and high school seniors end one era and begin another. Graduation is upon us. The Minnetonka High School Graduation will take place 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Rd., in Eden Prairie. The Minnetonka Class...
Minnetonka man brings BB gun to Hopkins schools
Published May 25, 2012 at 8:56 am
An 18-year-old Minnetonka man was arrested May 14 when he brought a BB gun that resembled an actual handgun to both the Pavilion School and Mainstreet School of Performing Arts in Hopkins. According to the charging documents, prosecutors allege Peter Clarke displayed a BB gun on school property and...
Area seniors closing a chapter in their lives
Published May 25, 2012 at 8:47 am
Graduation ceremonies at public and private schools in Plymouth will be taking place over the next couple weeks. Wayzata High School The Wayzata High School Class of 2012 includes 958 members. The ceremony will be held 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, at Target Center, 600 First Ave. N., Minneapolis. No...
From Ghana to Minnesota; student finishes her last year at West Lutheran
Published May 24, 2012 at 7:54 pm
Many of the seniors that make up the 2012 graduating class of West Lutheran High School have attended the private school since Kindergarten, but others are new to the school and a few are new to the country. Mariama Owusu, 18, is a foreign exchange student and a native of Ghana. She said her...
Fun distractions come with deadly consequences
Published May 24, 2012 at 7:23 pm
In advance of prom and graduation season, Wayzata High School hosted a mock car crash Friday, May 18, in the stadium. It included demonstrations by the Plymouth Police and Fire Departments, North Memorial Medical Services and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.