Hanna Nemer, an eighth-grader at Friendly Hills Middle School in Mendota Heights, was recently named Minnesota’s top middle-school volunteer of the year in the 2006 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program.
First-grade teacher Lori Arndt and media secretary Mary Vossen dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 for Moreland Elementary School’s celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 102nd birthday on Thursday, March 2. They are pictured here with “Cats in the Hat” first-graders Annika Kaufenberg and Liliana Jimenez.
Mason Young attends Heritage Middle School in West St. Paul, but he is a varsity wrestler for Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights. He is also the first eighth-grader affiliated with the Henry Sibley team to qualify for the state tournament as a varsity wrestler.
On Thursday, Feb. 23, Brownie Troop No. 2235 of Mendota Heights welcomed Judge Richard Spicer of the First Judicial District serving Dakota County. With messages about making good decisions, Judge Spicer shared many stories with the third-grade students about his work in the juvenile court.
The Church of St. John Vianney, 1815 Bromley St. (lower-level parking lot) in South St. Paul, is hosting its annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday during Lent through April 7. The dinner is served from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
IGH/SSP Community Education is offering a Chinese Cuisine cooking class on Tuesday, March 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at South St. Paul High School, 700 Second St. N. Sample and prepare authentic Chinese cooking including beef-fried rice, chicken with vegetables and cheese wontons.