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.
Tartan’s Micah Goebel and Teresita Acesor dance at the Golden Prom held at Prom Center May 29. A pork dinner, bingo, prom photos, and prizes continue to be popular with area seniors and their high school hosts.
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.
Grandma Rosie's sister meets up with her as Grandma Rosie Eberhard, left, finishes a lap and is ready to start the next during the Read Read Run Run Run. A fixture at Eagle Point for reading to students, Rosie encourages both exercise and reading.
About 142 runners and walkers take part in the Grandma Rosie Read Read Run Run Run held at Richard Walton Park May 11. $750 was raised for physical education at Eagle Point.
Spc. John Radatz of Oakdale, at right, accepts commendations for bravery in the line of fire in Afghanistan. (submitted photo)
The Army has a very structured system for how to address soldiers.
Rank and name is the standard in every unit on every post with one exception not covered in any regulation or field manual. You can find this soldier in every line platoon.
Students from the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and the University of Minnesota were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.