Bigger and Better

Woodbury Leadership Academy

Woodbury Leadership Academy, a K–8 nonprofit charter school, is extending its perimeter by adding a second building that bridges with the original. The expansion will be home to a two-story gymnasium, a theater and stage, communal gathering areas and multiple science labs, to name just a few of its additions. Read more about Bigger and Better


A Language of Opportunities

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. By learning another language, it helps people to try and understand another person’s perspectives and experiences; it also might change someone’s worldview. Read more about A Language of Opportunities

Lightbulb Moment

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.

“You can’t be an outstanding community without outstanding people,” says chamber president Laurie Staiger. “We really wanted to have a platform where we could recognize an educator of the year, a nonprofit of the year, a volunteer of the year and a business of the year.” Read more about Lightbulb Moment



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