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.
Minnetonka High School student Anna Wander likes to travel—and she’s gone all over the world with her globetrotting family.
Jai Chadha is a rising senior at Minnetonka High School—and he’s already organized a TED talk.
The rising senior is involved in several sports, audition choir, a capella jazz group, Math League and more.
New year-round academy helps students recovering from substance abuse and addiction.
Mound Westonka High School senior Melissa Drill plans to study biology and chemistry in college, with her eyes on an eventual career as an orthodontist.
Don’t let a lack of formal education stop you from learning.
Minnetonka students get up-close look at forest management.
This spring, one Wayzata teacher received the Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award for her commitment to Holocaust education. The award—which is named for the late Leo Weiss, a Holocaust survivor and Minn. resident—is given annually by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas to recognize exceptional efforts to educate young people about the Holocaust. Candice Ledman, an English teacher at Wayzata High School, was this year’s recipient.