Several new principals will be joining the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District administrative team next fall.
The District 622 school board approved the hiring of five new principals at its recent meetings. Some of them are already familiar faces in District 622, and others will be coming from schools outside the district.
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.
A “Survivor Lap” celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer. (submitted photo)
Schools invite community members to join in the festivities
Both Tartan and North high schools are preparing for one of their most popular annual events -- Relay for Life.
Tartan’s event will be held this Friday, May 17, and North’s Relay for Life will be held Friday, May 31.
Teacher Peg Sorensen and the Northern Lights Show Choir movements are reflected in the choir room mirror during class. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High’s Brandon Cayefano, left, and Jack Bonko wrote the script and are directing the acting in the Northern Lights Show Choir Extravaganza “Below Sea Level.”
Your assignment: to come up with a plot for a musical revue.
Sound easy? Well, consider you have to work in songs as diverse as “Matchmaker” from “Fiddler on the Roof;” “SOS,” the 1970s ABBA hit; the ‘80s rocker “Holdin’ Out for a Hero” and even a Beyoncé medley, just to name a few.
Fortunately for audiences, North High Show Choir performers Jack Bonko and Brandon Cayetano were up to the challenge.