Education

Hamline University’s student run newspaper, The Oracle, received three awards at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest convention in Minneapolis last February.

Hiway Federal Credit Union has partnered with the school district to create a financial literacy program that provides job opportunities and education to students.

High school can be all about fitting in and keeping your cool, especially in today’s fast-paced, Snapchatty world. In this year’s Prep Elite feature, we shine the spotlight on a handful of students who simply aren’t buying the allure of blending in. They excel at sports and in the classroom.

On a typical day at Minnetonka High School, the Writing Center is abuzz with activity well before classes even start. As early as 7 a.m., students flock to the room to discuss their latest written work with trained coaches.

Teachers play one of the most important roles in the lives of our children. They’re role models, supervisors, instructors and supporters.

Sonja Brown has been teaching swim classes since she was in high school. After a career in marketing and teaching water fitness to her children, Brown was inspired to teach other kids how to swim safely.

The Minnesota Vikings gained a new home last summer with the completion of U.S. Bank Stadium. But the latest addition to the Minneapolis skyline has some people worried about its impact on local bird populations.

Cinnamon Glassbrenner was a Minnetonka stay-at-home mom when she first heard about Apex Fun Run.

Wayzata father-daughter team Charles and Sissy Ruhl are helping high school, college and post-college students answer the age-old question: What do you want to be when you grow up?

When we think about education, we usually think about a classroom with textbooks and technology that provide knowledge. Of course, we can also learn from the world around us—the natural world and our interactions with other people.

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