Two separate murals are proposed for elementary schools in West St. Paul, though the projects may require some ordinance changes and coincide with a city council conversation about public art policy.
Garlough kindergarten teacher Anne Bolsem has been named a candidate for the annual Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
The Optimist Club of West St. Paul hosted the 25th annual ISD 197 spelling bee and crowned winners for each school and a champion in each division. Winning words? “Chaucerian” and “conurbation.”
The omicron variant of COVID-19 is prompting closures and staff shortages at local businesses and schools.
Three- to five-year-olds at Dodge Nature Preschool spend time outside every day, no matter the season or the weather. When they’re not hiking with journals in hand or studying nature up close with a magnifying glass, they’re in their outdoor classroom.
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