As the new school year gets underway, your school-age children will be facing a whole new set of opportunities and challenges. While it is common for parents to focus on the school’s classroom teachers, there’s an important resource that too many parents simply overlook — the school counselor.
Just like thousands of other Roseville parents, a few weeks ago, I sent my daughters off to their first day of school. It’s hard to believe that we have a senior and a sophomore in the house. It seems just yesterday I was putting kindergarteners on the bus!
Triskaidekaphobia might be running high through the Concordia Academy football program. Might want to avoid using the phrase “baker’s dozen” around them, too.
The number 13 has been none too kind to the Beacons over the past two weeks. For the second consecutive game Concordia scored exactly 13 points and for the second consecutive week Concordia lost. New Life Academy spoiled the Beacons’ homecoming by beating Concordia 18-13.
Over the past 10 seasons, the most regular-season wins the Roseville Area High School football team has had in one year is five. At the midway point this year, the Raiders are already more than halfway to that total.
Roseville locked down win No. 3 on Friday with an impressive offensive showing. The Raiders scored five of the six touchdowns in the first half in a 48-7 throttling of Woodbury.
“Those are fun,” said Roseville head coach Chris Simdorn. “Those are a little stress-free.”
Team picture (L to R): Row 1 - Mark Boland, Lou Salmen, Ryan Flanagan, Sam Podobinski, Mike Kimlinger, Jon Kinsel, Taylor Philiph. Row 2 - St. Paul League Commissioner Andre Lanoue, Mike Moran, Kris Edwards, Tim Truninger, Chris Crubaugh, Matt Faulken, Alex Faulken, Darrin Hubbard, Lonnie Robinson, Matt Kopp, Sean Lindstrom, Brett Olson. (submitted photo)
The St. Paul Shamrocks amateur baseball team won its first state championship last month thanks in large part to its former connections to the Roseville Area High School baseball program.
Seven players and coaches on Shamrocks’ roster either played for or coached Roseville in recent years.
Kendra Bergstedt, Chloe Boehm, David Pellegrini, Kelsey Porter, and Alexander Valois have been National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Principal Jenny Loeck made the announcement Sept. 16.
Nearly 1.5 million college-bound students applied to become National Merit Scholars this year. The five students representing Roseville Area Schools were chosen along with 16,000 other semifinalists from across the nation.
Sophia Keeley, 9, practiced her karate moves with instructor and uncle, Jake Erling, at The Art Martial Arts Studio in Falcon Heights on Sept. 19. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Shoreview’s Sophia Keeley is seeing her hard work and dedication to the martial arts pay off. The 9-year-old karate kid received her brown belt -- the seventh of eight belts -- from Master Jake Erling at The Art Martial Arts Academy in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The fourth grader at Turtle Lake Elementary School has been studying karate since she was four and is poised to become one of the youngest students at The Art to climb up the ranks.