Education

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.

Kicking off its first semester earlier this year, the new Plymouth Campus of St.

Saee Patil started the EARTH program in 2015 after noticing the subtle misuse of resources at her school: lights were being left on unnecessarily and recycling wasn’t utilized properly. Patil, a junior at Wayzata High School, decided to take action.

The share of women in the United States computing industry is less than 25 percent and shrinking. But Plymouth resident Kris Haagenson, a technology integration specialist for Robbinsdale Area Schools, is doing her part to counteract that trend.

In the early 1970s, Rose Minor, co-owner and operator of Step by Step Montessori, first happened upon a Montessori school.

On Kimberly Lane Elementary School’s two new playgrounds, there is equipment for climbing and hanging, balancing and playing ball.

August always zooms by. With the start of the school year looming just around the corner, we’ve consulted with a local teacher and a nurse for tips and information that will help ease the transition in getting kids ready for going back to school.

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