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
Local elementary schools Turtle Lake in Shoreview and Valentine Hills in Arden Hills held a 5K and Fun Run at their respective locations May 31. The runs were organized by each school's Parent Teacher Association as a fundraiser. Hundreds of participants turned out to run their hearts out on the sunny Saturday morning. (Shoreview photos by Linda E. Anderson / Bulletin and Arden Hills photos byPamela O'Meara / Bulletin)
Singer Kat Perkin's performs a surprise concert at Willshire Park Elementary School the morning of Tuesday, June 3.
Kari Page, Principal of Wilshire Park Elementary School, and Kat Perkins.
Just days before school gets out for the summer, Wilshire Park Elementary School students were treated to a surprise concert Tuesday, June 3, by local singer and recent "The Voice" contestant Kat Perkins.
Wilshire Park’s Bobbidy Bop Bop Bops, from left to right: Anthony Arens, Mathew Arens, Abby Salseg, Brighid Donohue, Isaac Mitchell and Hugo Drews. (submitted photo)
The Bobbidy Bop Bop Bops, Wilshire Park Elementary’s dreamers of dreams and Destination Imagination (DI) team, has advanced to the Destination Imagination Global 2014 Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The team, made up of four boys and two girls, all fourth and fifth graders, will travel to Knoxville May 21-24. Susan Boatman, Wilshire Park’s DI adviser, said this will be the third time a team from the elementary school has made it to the global finals, most recently in 2012.
According to U.S. News and World Report, the news organization that often ranks schools and universities across the country, only three other high schools in the state rank better than St. Anthony Village High School.