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.
Barbara Grengs, a retired teacher from Roseville Area Schools, now writes books for middle-school age children.
Grengs’ “Toby Martin Series” can be purchased online through Amazon, Barnes & Noble or through the publisher’s website www.writewordsinc.com.
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.
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)
Dancers in the performance range from age 9-18.
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.
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.
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.