South-West Review People

Tue
10
Mar

Review area students receive their diplomas

University of Minnesota-Duluth
• Stanley Drutowski of Inver Grove Heights, bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing

Mon
09
Mar

St. Croix Lutheran, Visitation principals both leaving

Gene Pfeifer will leave St. Croix Lutheran’s top position. (submitted photo)
Gene Pfeifer will leave St. Croix Lutheran’s top position. (submitted photo)

Come the first day of school next fall, there will be a lot of changes at two area private schools whose longtime leaders are leaving.

Mon
09
Mar

Mary Philblad and Joel Kemp: 40 years of safely transporting ‘precious cargo’ in School District 197

Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)
Mary Philblad drops off her bus load of kids on Feb. 25 at Pilot Knob Elementary in Eagan. (Erin Hinrichs/Review)

A school bus driver and a mechanic, setting high standards

From kindergarten to high school, many students start their school day before they enter the classroom. They begin their school day by stepping foot onto a school bus.

Tue
03
Mar

Visitation student advances to state level in debate

Visitation student Sophia Kuriscak recently made it to the quarterfinals at the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the University of Minnesota. (submitted photo)
Visitation student Sophia Kuriscak recently made it to the quarterfinals at the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the University of Minnesota. (submitted photo)

Sophia Kuriscak, daughter of Kim and Ron Kuriscak of Stillwater, and a sophomore at Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights, was one of eight quarterfinalists in the Lincoln-Douglas debate at the recent Minnesota High School League Sta

Tue
24
Feb

South-West Review Area Students Graduate

Southwest students make their schools' Grad's List

St. Mary's University
• Abby Lough of South St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree
• Anna Sonday of West St. Paul, bachelor of arts degree

Mon
16
Feb

South-West Review area students make Dean's list

These area students made the Dean’s List at various colleges and universities:

College of St. Scholastica
• Matthew Burbage of West St. Paul
• Michelle Fischer of Mendota Heights

Mon
16
Feb

Claire Clauson performing in Minnesota State-Mankato production

Claire Clauson of South St. Paul will appear as a “lady in waiting” in the Minnesota State-Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance’s presentation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s “Life Is A Dream” Feb.

Mon
16
Feb

Joel Beckman honored at annual MACO conference

Joel Beckman, Dakota County director of property taxation records, was recently recognized as “Recorder of the Year” during the annual Minnesota Association of County Officers Conference in Bloomington.

Mon
16
Feb

Janke-Furman shines on stage, wins local performance competition

Theo Janke-Furman as Chip Tollentino in the April 2014 Mounds Park Academy production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” (submitted photo)
Theo Janke-Furman as Chip Tollentino in the April 2014 Mounds Park Academy production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” (submitted photo)

Cast as the Cowardly Lion in his school’s spring production of “The Wizard of Oz,” sophomore Theo Janke-Furman has proven he’s anything but timid on stage.

Tue
27
Jan

Vernon Jordan on renewing hope - Photos

Vernon E. Jordan, a renowned civil rights leader, calls for renewed hope and meaningful action at the 25th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast at the Minneapolis Convention Center Jan. 19. The Faith United Methodist Church in West St. Paul hosted an official simultaneous breakfast and live broadcast of the celebration. (submitted photo)
Vernon E. Jordan, a renowned civil rights leader, calls for renewed hope and meaningful action at the 25th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast at the Minneapolis Convention Center Jan. 19. The Faith United Methodist Church in West St. Paul hosted an official simultaneous breakfast and live broadcast of the celebration. (submitted photo)

Vernon Jordan on renewing hope

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