Education

Mornings at Breakaway Academy in Chaska are just like mornings at any middle school. Fifth through eighth grade students show up with homework in hand, attend class, take tests, learn lessons and get a well-rounded education.

For many high school seniors, the “senior slide” is a real thing—but not for Southwest Christian High School senior Josh Robertson. Instead, Robertson welcomes opportunities for involvement both in and out of the classroom.

International School of Minnesota senior Nathaniel Hammond gives back to his school community through his commitment to student government and his love of music.

Jerusalem: The Biography
By Simon Sebag-Montefiore
Recommended by Josh Darst

Thanks to the leaps and bounds in medical technology made over the past century, people are living significantly longer than they were 100 or even 50 years ago. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, nearly 14 percent of Minnesota residents are 65 or older.

Quinn Lanners
Chanhassen High School

With no known cure to date, autism is a disorder that can be characterized in varying degrees by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors.

Kindergarten is a unique year, one filled with many firsts and tremendous learning.

As winter sports, like hockey, wrap up for the season, there’s one local school where hockey never winds down.

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