People - Roseville Review

Fri
17
Jan

Nora Cruden, Ms. Nora, making a difference through teaching

For the past 25 years, Nora Cruden, or Ms. Nora as the children call her, has been making a difference in our community through her teaching at Kinderhaus Montessori Preschool. She teaches her students to love learning and enjoy being at school. This is an important lesson they carry with them for the rest of their lives. “Children’s curiosity and the discoveries they make add up to many little rewards that keep me engaged and inspired,” she says.

Tue
14
Jan

For the love of learning


Barbara Grengs, a retired teacher from Roseville Area Schools, now writes books for middle-school age children.

They say that the first rule of writing is to write what you know. Barbara Grengs takes that rule to heart.
Grengs, a retired teacher, channels her 47 years in the classroom into her “Toby Martin Series” for middle-school students.

Tue
14
Jan

Roseville dance troupe rocks audience with Queen


The Midwest Youth Dance Theater rehearses for their original performance, “Somebody to Love,” which will debut at the Drew Fine Arts Center at Hamline University Jan. 17 and 18. (photos by Heather Edwards/Review)

For listeners, the songs of “Queen” conjure images of football rallies and stadium concerts. But this week, the music of Queen will be combined with dance: modern, jazz and even ballet.
The Midwest Youth Dance Theater (MYDT) of Roseville will premiere their original performance, entitled “Somebody to Love,” at the Drew Fine Arts Center Hamline University 1530 Taylor Avenue St. Paul, St. Paul. Performances will be held Jan. 17 and 18.

Tue
07
Jan

Roseville’s Stecklein an Olympian

Lee Stecklein has played at the top levels for most of her hockey career and next month she’ll take another step up that ladder. Stecklein, a Roseville native and Roseville Area High School graduate, is headed to Sochi, Russia, as a member of the United States women’s hockey team.

Tue
24
Dec

Minnesota models bring book cover to life

The book cover of Julie Klassen’s latest novel “The Dancing Master” seemed to come alive in front of hundreds of fans earlier this month.
During her Dec. 12 book launch at Barnes & Noble in HarMar Mall, the Shoreview author introduced readers to Jen Halvorson and Brandon Kaschmitter, who appear as “Alec” and “Julia,” the main characters in Klassen’s 7th book.

Tue
17
Dec

Bev Scalze receives MASWCD Legislator of the Year Award

Senator Bev Scalze received the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) 2013 Legislator of the Year Award. The award is in recognition to Sen.

Tue
17
Dec

Roseville Reading Recovery Teacher selected to attend National Reading Recovery Conference

Roseville Area Schools teacher Siri Peterson, a Reading Recovery Teacher at Emmet D.

Tue
17
Dec

City of Shoreview, Little Canada couple win LEAP awards


LEAP team members Phyllis Hunter, far left, and Dana Larsen-Ramsay, far right, with Kent Peterson and Karen Eckman. Peterson and Eckman accepted the award on behalf of the city of Shoreview. (submitted photos)

The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District announced this year’s Landscape Ecology Award Program (LEAP) winners last month. The local watershed district has been recognizing efforts made to preserve and improve water quality and natural resources at private residences, businesses and public spaces since 2002, and this year began its first annual Watershed Excellence Awards.

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