At its June 24 meeting, the Mounds View Public Schools board voted to seat Jonathan Weinhagen in the vacancy created when board member Lisa Sjobeck announced her resignation in May; he will take over the seat effective July 1 through the first Monday of 2016.
Following two years of planning, raising $170,000 and a June 6 groundbreaking, “A Playground For Everyone” at Turtle Lake Elementary School is looking for volunteers with a variety of skills to help with a community build July 24-28.
Irondale High School in New Brighton will have a new principal effective July 1 as Eric Nelson takes over for outgoing principal Scott Gengler, who announced this past spring that he’d be moving west to Wayzata High School.
From left: Shoreview Mayor Sandy Martin, Turtle Lake Elementary School Principal Darin Johnson and Mounds View Public Schools Superintendent Dan Hoverman broke ground on the elementary school’s new “A Playground For Everyone” on June 6. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
A design mock-up of Turtle Lake Elementary School’s “A Playground For Everyone.” (Submitted graphic)
The excitement of the last day of school at Turtle Lake Elementary was multiplied by the prospect of a brand new, more accessible playground, when kids, school and city officials broke ground on “A Playground For Everyone” at the school, the after