Education

Wesley Ross

For Wesley Ross and Anneteke Adoga, leadership comes naturally.

Rock U Music School owner Brian King

Founded on the notion of providing a space for students of all types to discover themselves, Rock U Music School owner Brian King says the school is not tailored to one type of person.

Cynthia Maldonado, Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School principal.

“In this moment in the world, where we try to understand people, it’s really nice to try to bridge this world by learning someone else’s language,” Cynthia Maldonado, principal of Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School, says.

Jacquelyn Bock

The Annual Community Awards Gala, first held by the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce in 2012, recognizes the individuals and nonprofits in the community that make Woodbury a great place to live, work and play.

Go green, compost

When I first began composting, I grabbed an ordinary trash can and composting bags from my local grocer, placed the bin under the kitchen sink and began composting my food and plant scraps.

There is a lot of medical evidence today showing damage to a dog’s neck from a collar—which is important for carrying identification. But a harness is much more appropriate for attaching a leash to—it allows you to snap a leash on the back or at the chest area. There is also a head harness.

Child having fun painting at Kidcreate Studio.

Focused on relatable art education for kids, Kidcreate Studio offers weekly classes, along with camps, workshops and birthday parties, and many types of different art mediums from clay classes to drawing, canvas art and even snow globe making.

Teacher supervising social-distanced children.

“Real learning, real culture” is the motto at Alma Flor Ada, says founder Lucilla Dávila. Alma Flor Ada, a year-round Spanish Immersion Early Learning Academy, isn’t your average early learning center.

A student works on financial planning.

The Minnesota Council on Economic Education and South Washington County Schools make educational deposit in students’ personal finances.

East Ridge High School senior Anita Chetty.

East Ridge High School senior Anita Chetty hopes to major in biochemistry or neuroscience after high school.

Math and Science Academy senior Abigail Musherure

Math and Science Academy senior Abigail Musherure is on the National Honor Society and student council, as well as vice president of Africa club.

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