Education

Serving 11 west metro school districts including Wayzata, ISD 287 is not your standard school district.

Isaiah Nelson
West Lutheran High School

What do you like best about your school?

While the classroom is already a space for creativity, teachers sometimes find there isn’t always the support for projects that go above and beyond the typical learning experience. For schools in the Wayzata and Robbinsdale districts, that’s where education foundations have stepped in.

Although we are deep in the throes of winter, now is the time to start thinking about summer camps if it’s on the horizon for your kids this summer. The area’s most popular day camps fill up quickly, and some registration deadlines are soon approaching.

About 16 years ago, John Copeland’s wife found a flyer advertising a program called “Read Naturally” that was looking for volunteers to come and tutor children who had trouble reading. Copeland decided to get involved out of curiosity. To this day, he has continued volunteering and now tutors stu

Mariah Luksan
Benilde-St. Margaret’s

West Lutheran High School celebrated 20 years in its Plymouth location last year, and it’s gone through plenty of changes during that time.

Paying for college won’t be a concern for four Armstrong High School seniors. They’re recipients of the Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship and will receive full tuition to designated four-year universities throughout the nation.

Walk into Robbinsdale Cooper High School on any Monday and Wednesday this fall, and you’ll see an unusual sight for a public high school: close to 300 young men dressed in shirts, ties and slacks.

It’s a day that comes around six times per year nationwide that is equal parts anticipated and dreaded by many students. Some take pains to prepare, others wing it and hope for the best. Whatever the approach may be, there’s no denying that the ACT is challenging.

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