Solar panels were recently installed on the roof of Chippewa Middle School. Five more Mounds View schools, including Island Lake, Pike Lake, Pinewood elementary school, and Irondale and Mounds View high schools will have panels installed by the end of the year. (submitted photo)
Some roofs are meant to do far more than protect a building from weather, critters and a beating sun.
According to Chippewa Middle School principal Rob Reetz, some roofs do all that and generate energy as well.
Five candidates are running for four seats on the Mounds View Public Schools Board. Current ISD 621 board members Robert Helgeson, Amy Jones, Jonathan Weinhagen and Sandra Westerman are all running for reelection.
Mounds View High School has a 3-D art installation created by students and made out of cardboard — “The Mother of the Sea” — on display now in the entry area of the school. (Linda E. Andersen/Bulletin)
Deputies directed traffic during the morning commute at the intersection of Lake Valentine Road and Old Highway 10/Snelling Avenue. (Hannah Burlingame/Bulletin)
A new school year normally brings with it a little bit of worry and stress. However, students and faculty at Mounds View High School are facing some extra road-related stress the beginning of this academic year.