Education

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.

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.

New Life Academy senior Owen Kuckler

New Life Academy senior Owen Kuckler is a three-sport athlete who also excels in the classroom.

Woodbury High School senior Natalie Freisinger

Woodbury High School senior Natalie Freisinger wants to follow in Gilda Radner's footsteps.

East Ridge High School senior Elroi Yonatan

Elroi Yonatan is one of East Ridge High School's rising seniors.

A child works on distance learning on his iPad.

One local mom is taking a proactive approach to this uncertain school year. She created a Facebook group to discuss how to navigate education in the era of COVID-19.

South Washington County Schools teachers smile for the camera.

As another back-to-school season commences, so does the preparation, supply lists and endless questions.

South Washington Alternative High School Principal Nicolas Falde stands in front of the school.

South Washington Alternative High School offers auxiliary learning.

The SoWashCo Cares Skoolie Bus

At 20-feet long and painted in a groovy and loving fashion, the SoWashCo Community Action Reaching Every Student (CARES) and Community Education Skoolie Bus hosts events throughout the summer for those in need.

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