Education

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.

For Jennifer Kraus and her three daughters, the Minnetonka-Hopkins Gymnastics Association has been a place to learn new skills, stay active and build lifelong connections over the past couple of decades.

The idea materialized in 1997 in the Messiah United Methodist Church of Plymouth: Then-pastor Rollie Robinson delivered a sermon calling on the congregation to act in the face of President Clinton’s welfare reform.

Throughout the past few years, the green movement has been building momentum in urban communities. One way many have embraced this trend is by planting and harvesting from personal gardens.

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