East Side Review

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School Counselors’ role expands to address challenges of today’s students

The role of school counselors is expanding, according to the American School Counselor Association. Today, counselors are addressing myriad personal and social issues that can become barriers to learning.

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Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 27 semifinalists

The field of possible recipients for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed to 27. A selection panel of 22 community leaders meeting in St. Paul had the difficult task of choosing the semifinalists from an initial field of 119 candidates from across the state.

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St. Paul schools need real solutions, not gimmicks

With the 2006 legislative session slated to start March 1, lawmakers are beginning to compile a list of issues likely to arise this year.

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Students attend Orchestra Hall program

Students from Parkway Elementary School enjoyed “Vivo Latino” Young People’s Concert at Orchestra Hall on Feb. 22, thanks to the Young People’s Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA).

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Metro State hosts free concert Feb. 24

Metropolitan State University presents “The Great Winter Festival III: Tchaikowsky” as the last in a four-concert series of the Minnesota Sinfonia conducted by Jay Fishman, on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the university auditorium, 700 E. Seventh St., St. Paul.

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From hurricane protection to DNA-based identification cards, Minnesota middle school students design cities of the future

Designing a city that can help prevent future flood and hurricane devastation like the world witnessed with Hurricane Katrina in 2005 is just one way Minnesota’s seventh and eighth grade students are putting their math and science skills to work for the benefit of society at this year’s Future Ci

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Broadband study forums coming up

Residents can take part in community forums on broadband accessibility scheduled for Feb. 22 at Hillcrest Recreation Center and Feb. 27 at Dayton’s Bluff Recreation Center.

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3M approved to build carbon filter facility


On Jan. 24, Oakdale officials approved a special permit for 3M to build a carbon water treatment facility on the city’s Public Works campus in fulfillment of an agreement the city struck with the company last August.

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Wish I were there


Art from “Minnesota Vacation Days” &  text by Holly Wenzel

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No quality here?

Cleveland Quality Middle School Principal Jill Gebeke is veteran administrator with the St. Paul schools, serving most recently as assistant principal of Humboldt Junior High School for six years.

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