Education

Vincent Cao, a member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight, sits in front of a wall of art.

Wayzata High School student Vincent Cao began volunteering with his mom when he was young, and now he works with Club Y.E.S. and Second Harvest Heartland.

Anna Wander, member of the 2019 Senior Spotlight, stands in front of a wall of art.

Minnetonka High School student Anna Wander likes to travel—and she’s gone all over the world with her globetrotting family.

Jai Chadha, part of the 2019 Senior Spotlight, sits in front of a wall of art.

Jai Chadha is a rising senior at Minnetonka High School—and he’s already organized a TED talk.

Grace Hanson, part of the 2019 Senior Spotlight, poses in front of a wall of paintings.

The rising senior is involved in several sports, audition choir, a capella jazz group, Math League and more.

Louis D. Gonzalez, the founder of Starting Point Academy, which helps students recovering from substance abuse.

New year-round academy helps students recovering from substance abuse and addiction.

A group of entrepreneurs meets at a Twin Cities networking group.

Go offline and connect with fellow business owners.

A woman sits working at a laptop with a pencil in hand and a notebook nearby.

Don’t let a lack of formal education stop you from learning.

Teens participate in STEM activities at Excelsior Library’s Teen FabLab

Teens make bath bombs, squishies, and more at the library’s makerspace.

Kids sailing at a Lake Minnetonka summer camp.

Fill your family’s summer calendar with camps that are full of sunshine.

(Above: Low student-teacher ratios provide opportunities for more individualized learning.)

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