Extra! Extra! Countryside Elementary School’s first school newspaper was launched on Monday. A group of about 12 third graders at Countryside formed a club and started a newspaper called “Countryside Reporters” to report the latest school news.
After eight years at the helm of the Edina Education Fund, Karen Nelson has announced that she will step down as executive director at the end of February. "Leaving is hard, but I am very confident that the Ed Fund is in a great place right now," said Nelson.
Guest speaker, Lehman Riley, gave Normandale Elementary School students a glimpse into history on Wednesday with the help of his grandfather, Papa Lemon. Riley, a children’s book author from Minneapolis, spoke to students in Michele Skold’s fifth grade class about important figures in American history through the scope of his children’s book series, “The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers.”