Students plant apple trees at Woodbury YMCA preschool.

Look inside the unique preschool program at Woodbury’s YMCA.

Izzy Drummond builds a Lego creation during a n e2 Young Engineers STEM class.

E2 Young Engineers is a fun, interactive STEM program that champions hands-on learning and creative problem-solving.

New Life Academy student Kavin Muhil Ramesh, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

New Life Academy's Kavin Muhil Ramesh sees a future for himself in STEM.

Woodbury High School's Marta Struve, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

Woodbury High School's Marta Struve wants to go to a college in a big city.

East Ridge High School's Dipali Arora, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

We put the spotlight on Dipali Arora, an East Ridge High School student who is planning a future in neuroscience and international affairs.

East Ridge High School Senior Jack Lowe, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

Jack Lowe is a part of Project Lead the Way, a unique STEM program offered at East Ridge.

Math & Science Academy student Lily Swanson poses in front of Target. She is a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

Inspired by her teacher, Math & Science Academy Senior Lily Swanson plans to continue her science education in college.

Amy Marotz teachers her children, who are both homeschooled. Marotz formed a nonpublic school in Minnesota to teach her and other children.

Homeschooling isn’t for everyone, but these Woodbury families are proving that a homeschool life can be a wild success—and full of joy.

A Project Lead the Way student at East Ridge High School works on an engineering project.

Project Lead the Way courses at East Ridge High School give students skills for a head start in the engineering field.

A girl goes to back to school with her backpack and books.

Sylvan Learning brings us back-to-school with a by the numbers breakdown.