Arts & Culture

“I started dancing when I was 4 years old and never stopped!” says artistic director and choreographer Renu Kumar of R.G.K. Modern Dance Academy (R.G.K.)

Wayzata High School English teacher Candice Ledman never thought of herself as a Holocaust educator, but  because of her work in teaching the history of the Holocaust and its lessons for today, she was recently honored with the Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award.

Plymouth resident Rebecca Chesin, a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) who lives in Plymouth and practices in Minnetonka, believes in the power of gardening with native plants.

If you’re looking to update your living quarters, repainting the walls or updating your window fixtures might be the solution. A new coat of paint or set of blinds can bring a fresh new look and feel to your entire house.

Wayzata High School student Kush Maheshwari is one of 600 semifinalists nationwide to be considered for the prestigious honor of being named a United States Presidential Scholar. The award recognizes some of the most highly accomplished seniors in the nation.

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?

Plymouth resident Sonja Wieber is a self-proclaimed State Fair junkie. She visits several times each year, checking off everything on her to-do list and trying as much new fair food as possible.

When Kate St. Vincent Vogl was in first grade, she wanted to become the first female astronaut, and if that didn’t work out, she said she’d be a writer. “Sally Ride beat me to it,” Vogl says.

For many high school students, it can be a challenge to figure out their goals after graduation. But for best friends Xander H. and Tryston H.

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