Students from Pine Bend Elementary in Inver Grove Heights formed one of 30 teams of elementary, middle, and high school students from throughout Minnesota gathered Tuesday for a nutrition and NFL-themed training camp on the Hubert H.
On Earth Day, April 22, third-grade students from Visitation School in Mendota Heights celebrated the day by releasing 70,000 ladybugs throughout the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe. The ladybugs are earth friendly and a natural pesticide that help all the living plants in the park stay healthy. Click here to see and buy photos. Linda E. Andersen/Review
The Minnesota Department of Education has issued a positive review on the South St. Paul Schools building bond proposal that will come before district voters on May 21. If voters approve the bond, the total cost to the average South St.
Members of the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force and the South St. Paul High School drama club donned costumes and cut a rug in a YouTube video to raise awareness for the task force’s March food drive. (submitted photo)
Food drives never cease to be important, but at times the constant needs can cause potential donors to grow numb to requests for help.
This March, however, the South St. Paul Mayor’s Youth Task Force is demanding attention for its annual food drive with a costumed version of the popular Harlem Shake dance video. Dressed as a giant tub of popcorn, a soup can, the Packers bull, McGruff the Crime Dog, the duck from Neighbors, Inc. and more, members of the task force and members of the South St. Paul High School drama club shook, twisted, boogied and bounded for a one-minute video posted to YouTube March 18.
Students from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights dropped off more than 10 tons of food they collected for Neighborhood House’s month-long food drive March 13. The donation marks the fourth consecutive year that the school has broken Neighborhood House’s record for a single food drive.
Kaposia staff and students celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in style. (submitted photo)
Kaposia Principal Terry Bretoi emotes as the Cat in the Hat. (Heather Edwards/Review)
Inver Grove Heights Middle School celebrated “I Love to Read” month with special guest readers, including Miss Minnesota USA Danielle Hooper. Pictured above left are Miss Inver Grove Heights Kassi Giles, Associate Principal Barbara Lake, Inver Grove Heights Princess Gina Soukey and Danielle Hooper.
Visits from authors and an appearance from the Cat in the Hat made “I Love to Read” month and Dr. Suess’ birthday memorable for students in Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul.