Schools

Tue
01
Mar

Fourth graders cheer on new Reading Oasis at Central Park Elementary


Roseville Area Schools Superintendent Aldo Sicoli and North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club President Dale Jensen cut the ribbon on Central Park Elementary School’s new Reading Oasis Feb. 24. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Kiwanis Club and book publisher made it happen

The library at Central Park Elementary School in Roseville was packed full with three fourth-grade classes Feb. 24 to witness the ribbon cutting on the school’s new Reading Oasis.

The North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club and Scholastic Books came together to donate the Reading Oasis to the school, each donating $5,500 towards the cause.

Kiwanis member Todd Levig explained that he and other club members assembled the benches and book shelves, while high school-aged Kiwanis Key Club members labeled the Oasis’ 1,200 books, color-coding them by grade level.

Tue
23
Feb

Roseville gymnasts dominate at section competition

Jessica Strecker
Jessica Strecker

Of the 21 state berths up for grabs at the Section 4AA gymnastics meet on Feb. 13, the team from Roseville Area High School nabbed 16 of them. The Raiders entered the meet ranked No. 1 in the state in Class AA and showed why.

Tue
16
Feb

Lighthouse projects at Saint Rose of Lima have teacher beaming

The Bodie Island Lighthouse is 43-miles north of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Both are located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and have been made by students in Greenstein’s class.(photo courtesy of Stefanie Wetzel)
The Bodie Island Lighthouse is 43-miles north of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Both are located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and have been made by students in Greenstein’s class.(photo courtesy of Stefanie Wetzel)

Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School fourth-grade teacher Mary Greenstein is brimming with enthusiasm for the work her students put into this year’s lighthouse extra-credit assignment.

Tue
09
Feb

District 623 boasts two candidates for Teacher of the Year

Candidates for the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year were announced Feb. 3 and two elementary school teachers from Roseville Area Schools District 623 were in the mix.

Tue
02
Feb

Sen. Franken visits Central Park Elementary

U.S. Sen. Al Franken read the “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, a popular children’s picture book, to kindergartners at Central Park Elementary. He discussed his two-year-old grandson with the kids, as well as snowballs, a theme in the book. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)
U.S. Sen. Al Franken read the “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, a popular children’s picture book, to kindergartners at Central Park Elementary. He discussed his two-year-old grandson with the kids, as well as snowballs, a theme in the book. (Pamela O’Meara/Review)

When U.S. Sen. Al Franken visited Roseville’s Central Park Elementary Jan. 22, the children were cheery and curious while he engaged them in discussions about school, books, science projects and snowballs.

Tue
26
Jan

District 623 Coat Closet brims, though winter will continue


The Roseville Area Schools Coat Closet as seen in October. (courtesy of Roseville Area Schools)

Even as the winter weather moderates after last week's sub-zero temperatures, seasoned Minnesotans know the chills can last long past the March 20 spring equinox.

Tue
12
Jan

Lions Club offering scholarships for two 2016 RAHS graduates

The Falcon Heights/Lauderdale Lions Club is sponsoring $1,000 college scholarships for both a female and a male 2016 graduating senior from Roseville Area High School.

Tue
08
Dec

RAHS student wins NYT cartoon contest

Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)
Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb with her cartoon, “Dora vs. Trump,” which won The New York Times’ Learning Network editorial cartoon contest. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Roseville Area High School freshman Ellie McComb drew an editorial cartoon that took top honors in The New York Times' student cartoon contest, and her current events teacher Ira Sanders says it's quite an honor.

Wed
04
Nov

Incumbent, two new members, elected to ISD 623 board

Todd Anderson
Todd Anderson

The four-way race for three seats on the Roseville Area Schools ISD 623 Board was settled Nov. 3 with incumbent board member Erin Azer comfortably winning 30 percent of the vote.

Tue
27
Oct

ISD 623 candidates take part in wide-ranging forum

The League of Women Voters-sponsored candidate forum for those running for the Roseville Area Schools District Board was a study in contrasting styles the evening of Thursday, Oct. 22.

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