Education

Have you heard the buzz? STEM education (science, technology, engineering and math) is headed for a whole new dimension—the third dimension, that is.

It seems like just yesterday I was in my senior year of high school, itching to abound on my college adventure. I fondly remember being excited for the next four years of my life, but not wanting an era to end.

Ask any young kids what they dream about growing up, and you will get a variety of answers. Some dream of becoming a doctor, a teacher or an astronaut.

Prep Elite 2012 & 2013

We're looking for outstanding high school students from the class of 2015, who excel in terms of academics, athletics, arts, activities or volunteerism.

For families of Chinese heritage living in the southwest metro, Chinese school helps reinforce language skills taught at home and keep students in touch with a culture far removed from the one in which they’re growing up.

It’s been said that a change of scenery can change your life. Well, Jan Hansen’s life certainly changed in 2008 when she accepted an impromptu invitation to travel to the district of Karagwe in Tanzania, Africa.

The next guitar sensation or rocker extraordinaire could be jamming out at SoundCheck Music School in Chaska. Opened in August, SoundCheck is an after-school music program for children ages 8–18 of all different experience and skill levels.

Morgan Fogarty Chaska High School Morgan Fogarty likes to kick it. She’s played varsity soccer for the Chaska Hawks since freshman year, has lettered every year and was elected all-conference last season. Still, Fogarty considers being team captain a huge honor.

Anne Velazquez, a senior at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria, specializes in success. An athlete, volunteer and a brain rolled into one shining student, she’s every member of The Breakfast Club, except for Judd Nelson.

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