Faced with what was billed as possibly the coldest day of winter on Jan. 7, Review and Bulletin area schools kept their doors open for the day while some nearby districts canceled school because of the cold.
Mounds View Public Schools District 621 announced new winter weather policies two weeks after the year’s early first snow storm, poised to address the cold and snow with new options and clearer guidelines.
In 2010, the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department completed a parks system master plan, which includes acquiring a 3.32-acre parcel of land just south of Autumn Grove Park on Hamline Avenue. The vacant lot is owned by the Mounds View School District, and could be used for "court sports," including baseball, volleyball, pickleball or soccer, according to Parks and Recreation director Lonnie Brokke. (submitted graphic)
Former contaminated site to become a park
A three-acre piece of land in Roseville with a storied background as a dairy farm, construction company, printing press, school district center and contaminated brownfield will soon become a city park.
The Roseville City Council approved a purchase agreement with the Mounds View School District for a 3.32-acre property at its Nov. 10 meeting. The council plans to use the site, located at 2959 Hamline Ave., to augment Autumn Grove Park, which is just north of the property that once housed the school district's administrative center. The city entered into the purchase agreement in April, and has been conducting its due diligence period since.
Wilshire park teacher wins $1,500 for economics lesson plan
A Wilshire Park Elementary School reading teacher is winning a $1,500 award for her novel approach to teaching kindergarteners about economics, using fairy tales and pizza.
Ann Shaw will receive the 3M Innovative Economic Educator Award at EconFest, an annual event put on by the Minnesota Council on Economic Education, at Thrivent Financial in Minneapolis Oct. 23.