Arts & Culture

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.

Woodbury sisters Ellie and Ava Wagner dancing on NBC's "World of Dance"

Ellie and Ava Wagner, who dance and work at the Larkin Studio, wowed the judges on NBC’s "World of Dance."

Emily Bowman, publisher of Macaroni Kids SE Metro, MN, plays with her kids at Colby Lake Park

Woodbury's Emily Bowman publishes the southeast Metro Minnesota edition of Macaroni Kids.

"Educated" by Tara Westover

"Educated" is the true story of a sheltered childhood and finding a way out.

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.

Woodbury High School's Jonathan Torrence, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight

Woodbury High School senior stresses the importance of a balanced schedule, "so you don't go crazy."

A shot of fireworks in Woodbury. This photo won third place in the Activities & Events category of the 2019 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

This photo by 12-year-old Sam Karnuth took third place in the Activities & Events category of our 2018 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Tara Carlson, owner of Sweet Pea's Floral, voted best florist in the Best of Woodbury 2019 readers' choice survey.

Want to try some floral DIY? Sweet Pea’s Floral owner Tara Carlson talks us through the best way to arrange flowers at home

Roxanne Potter of Pomegranate Designs, voted Best Interior Designer in the Best of Woodbury 2019 readers' choice survey.

Roxanne Potter of Pomegranate Designs offers tips and tricks to help even the most inexperienced DIY-er make impactful and eye-catching design decisions.

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