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Thu
25
Jul

Tartan High School graduate appointed to West Point


Tyler Weaver was honored at a special reception at Senator Al Franken’s St. Paul office June 9. (submitted photo)

U.S. Senator Al Franken recently congratulated Tyler Weaver, a Minnesota State-Mankato student from Maplewood, on his appointment to West Point. He will be part of the Class of 2017 when he enters this summer.  

Thu
25
Jul

Oakdale teen earns Girl Scouts’ Highest Award


Emily Johnson recently marked a major milestone with the successful completion of the Girl Scouts’ highest achievement, the Gold Award.

Emily Johnson recently marked a major milestone with the successful completion of the Girl Scouts’ highest achievement, the Gold Award.

Thu
25
Jul

Oakdale Boy Scout earns rare “Truck Transportation” merit badge


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Jack Murray, an 11-year-old Boy Scout from Oakdale, received his “Truck Transportation” merit badge at a scout ceremony in June.

Thu
11
Jul

Area students recognized at St. Olaf’s Honors Day convocation

The following Oakdale and  Lake Elmo students were recognized for academic achievement at St. Olaf’s college’s annual Honors Day convocation

Thu
11
Jul

Amanda Jacobson, Autumn Folsom

Amanda Jacobson of Lake Elmo, received Senior Merit honor and Autumn Folsom of Oakdale, received Magna Cum Laude honor from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ College of Business and Economics.

Thu
11
Jul

Natalie Mehlhorn

Natalie Mehlhorn of Oakdale, recently received a Dean’s Special Recognition Award from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Business and Economics.

Thu
13
Jun

Tartan BPA students participate in National Leadership Conference


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Twelve students from the Tartan Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the BPA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. May 8-12.

Thu
13
Jun

Oakdale Elementary honors volunteers

Oakdale Elementary School held its annual volunteer breakfast May 29.
Oakdale Elementary Principal Peter Mau and parent volunteer coordinator DeLisa Shearod presented Connie Dow with a certificate for volunteering over 20 hours in the classroom. Dow has been a volunteer in the classroom for over 12 years and has helped out with a variety of activities, Shearod said. 

Wed
12
Jun

Never too old to cut a rug


Linda Baumeister/Review

Tartan’s Micah Goebel and Teresita Acesor dance at the Golden Prom held at Prom Center May 29.

Wed
29
May

Cultivating a “culture of reading” at Harmony ALC


Shannon Bluhm, a student at Harmony, has immersed herself in books. She read a total of 100 novels this school year. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

How many books have you read in the last nine months?
Probably not as many as Harmony Alternative Learning Center student Shannon Bluhm.
Bluhm, a senior at Harmony ALC, recently completed her goal of reading 100 books over the course of this school year. And though Harmony reading specialist Dennis Fendt notes her accomplishment is a school record by far, he added that Bluhm isn’t the only student with reading fever.

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