The Inver Grove Heights Community Education Senior/Adult Program announces that a four-hour AARP Drivers Safety class will be offered to drivers 55 years of age and over who have previously taken an eight-hour class (pre-requisite). The class will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The members of the Safe Dakota Coalition (comprised of all Dakota County law enforcement agencies and the County Attorney’s Office) announced that Taco Bell and Pizza Hut restaurants statewide have partnered with the Coalition to promote the increase of seat belt use by drivers throughout Dakota
Henry Sibley senior Kou Vue was one of three Upward Bound students recognized on Nov. 4 with the MAEOPP Student Leadership Conference Leadership Award. The awards were presented during a TRiO/Upward Bound Student Leadership Conference in Fontana, Wisconsin.
Members of the American Legion Challenger Post are making the rounds to deliver shiny red apples to teachers in School District 197. On Friday, they were at Somserset Elementary in Mendota Heights to thank teachers and staff members for their dedication to students.
Jo Zimmel of West St. Paul has been given an award of excellence by the Minnesota Council on Physical Activity and Sports. Zimmel is an experienced, energetic and creative physical education teacher at Garlough Elementary School in West St. Paul.
A teacher mentoring program for teachers in their first five years — the Minnesota First-Five Program — is underway in School District 197. Funded jointly by a state grant and the district, the program’s goal is to help beginning teachers succeed.
Over 200 artists, musicians and singers performed at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights on Nov. 17 in a multi-media gala event called “Democracy Now.” Artist John Acosta, a well-known Latino muralist, unveiled a new mural on the theme of democracy.
Have a jolly time at the Grove Community Center with Mrs. Claus while she leads merry activities including songs, books and a felt board “decorate the holiday tree” activity on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Parents, please bring your camera to take a picture of your child with Mrs. Claus.