Schools - Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review

Thu
26
Feb

Sen. Al Franken visits Tartan, praises STEM

U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
U.S. Sen. Al Franken poses with Tartan seniors Barkot Berhanu, left, and Hannah Lee in the school’s student-run credit union Feb. 19. Lee and Berhanu told the senator what they had learned about finances through the school’s financial literacy program. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)

“Are you rich now? Are you up to some kind of pyramid scheme?” U.S. Sen. Al Franken asked the two girls at Tartan High School’s student-run credit union branch.

Wed
18
Feb

Hill-Murray’s “The Great Gatsby” rated a “starred performance”

Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)
Hill-Murray’s award-winning cast and crew of the “Great Gatsby” took top honors at the Minnesota State High School League’s One Act Play Festival. (submitted photo)

A panel of judges, after watching, listening, and then individually critiquing eight Class AA dramatic productions, rated Hill-Murray School’s “The Great Gatsby” a “starred performance” on Friday, Feb.

Wed
18
Feb

Tartan presents Charlotte’s Web - Photos

Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.
Tartan performs “Charlotte’s Web” Feb. 13-21.

Tartan Theatre’s performance of “Charlotte’s Web” opened Feb. 13 and runs through Feb. 21. “Humble” appeared as the last word in Charlotte’s web.

Wed
18
Feb

District 622 to get $3 million for its share of Valley Crossing School

Woodbury elementary building will go to South Washington County Schools

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District will receive approximately $3 million from South Washington County Schools for its 15 percent share of Valley Crossing Community School.

Fri
13
Feb

Let’s go Bison, Golden Bears! - Photos

Mallory Fenske, signing with North Dakota State, speaks as Jordan Rowan-Stafford, Concordia St. Paul, also was on hand to thank family and coaches. Both left their mark with the Tartan girl’s soccer team.

Thu
12
Feb

Titans celebrate ‘Senior Night’ with triumph over Polars

North High junior goalie Malachy Zamacona (42) sees action around the net as Tartan senior wing Noah Daigle (12) takes a shot.  The Polars lost 7-1 at Tartan Arena Feb. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High junior goalie Malachy Zamacona (42) sees action around the net as Tartan senior wing Noah Daigle (12) takes a shot. The Polars lost 7-1 at Tartan Arena Feb. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

7-1 rout includes scuffles, injuries

It was the final home game of the boys hockey season at Tartan Arena, and the Titans took on archrival North High for their annual "Senior Night."

Wed
11
Feb

District 622 must cut budget by $8 million

Deficit spending, decreasing revenues have district over budget

Facing an $8 million budget shortfall, School District 622 administrators and school board members will have to make some tough decisions in the coming weeks.

Sat
07
Feb

Rotary delivers dictionaries to elementary students

Rotary delivers dictionaries

Members of the Lake Elmo Rotary Club had the opportunity to share the gift of knowledge with Lake Elmo Elementary School students on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

Wed
24
Dec

District 622 approves tax levy

The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School Board approved District 622’s final 2015 property-tax levy at its December 16 meeting. 

Wed
24
Dec

Winter break bingo draws a crowd at Oakdale Elementary

Donna and Karen Och, along with a friend Emily, work on stringing beads in the Oakdale Elementary Library before the big event — bingo ­— started.
Donna and Karen Och, along with a friend Emily, work on stringing beads in the Oakdale Elementary Library before the big event — bingo ­— started. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Event helps stock families’ cupboards over holidays
Families gathered en masse at Oakdale Elementary School last week for a night of mirth before the Christmas holiday. The school held its first-ever Winter Break Bingo Thursday, Dec. 18, and nearly 300 kids and parents attended the event.

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