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Wayzata Schools Empty Bowls
Published May 25, 2012 at 12:35 pm
Wayzata senior overcomes tragedy to finish on a high note
Published May 25, 2012 at 12:33 pm
When Nick Devos was an eighth-grader in Wayzata Public Schools, his life and the lives of his family members took a sharp turn. At that time Nick’s mother, Bev, was diagnosed with colon cancer. Things took another turn three years later. Bev lost her battle with the disease on Nov. 18, 2010,...
Nearly 1,000 to graduate from Wayzata, Orono High Schools
Published May 25, 2012 at 12:29 pm
Nearly 1,000 students from Wayzata and Orono High Schools will end their high school careers when the schools hold their commencement ceremonies Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, respectively. Wayzata High School The Wayzata High School Class of 2012 includes 958 members. The ceremony will be...
St. Louis Park schools prepare for graduation
Published May 25, 2012 at 12:15 pm
St. Louis Park’s public and private schools are set to celebrate the commencement of the Class of 2012. St. Louis Park Senior High School plans to hold its graduation ceremony 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the high school’s football stadium, located at Dakota Avenue and Hamilton Street. In...
Caring Youth recognized; Ceremony is in its 23rd year
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:26 am
Twenty-two community teenagers received the 2012 Roland and Doris Larson Caring Youth Recognition Award at a public ceremony last month at the Marriott Minneapolis-West in St Louis Park. In its 23rd year, the annual award, created by Roland and Doris Larson of Westwood Lutheran Church, has now...
John Osorio named new RSIS principal
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:21 am
BY Sue Webber – SUN NEWSPAPERS John Osorio, assistant principal at the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Dual Immersion Magnet School in St. Paul, has been selected as the principal for District 281’s Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion School, effective July 1. The school, which just celebrated its...
Armstrong senior defied the odds
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:20 am
By Anna Woodwick – Sun Newspapers Dustlynn Kaine, an Armstrong High School senior, has defied the odds throughout her school years. Kaine has been primarily raised by a single mother after her parent’s divorced when she was in third grade. “It was a struggle,” Kaine said. “My mom...
District 281 seeks applicants for financial council
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:19 am
The Robbinsdale Area District 281 School Board is seeking applicants for two open positions on its Financial Advisory Council. Members of the Financial Advisory Council serve three-year terms. The Financial Advisory Council provides financial advice and support to the Robbinsdale Area School Board...
Human Rights essay winners recognized in NH
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:18 am
By Sue Webber – SUN NEWSPAPERS The New Hope City Council May 14 recognized seven eighth-graders from Plymouth Middle School for the essays they submitted in the State Human Rights Essay Contest. This is the 10th year the New Hope Human Rights Commission has sponsored participation by...
829 District 281 seniors to graduate June 7
Published May 25, 2012 at 11:16 am
By Sue Webber – Sun Newspapers A total of 829 Robbinsdale District 281 seniors are members of the Class of 2012 that will be graduated at simultaneous public outdoor ceremonies at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 7. Another 968 local seniors are members of the Class of 2012 in five other area...