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Woodbury Students Among Triple A Award Nominees

Woodbury Students Among Triple A Award Nominees

Award recipients will receive a four-year $1,000 scholarship.
Tuesday: Woodbury Schools Closed Again Due to Brutal Cold

Tuesday: Woodbury Schools Closed Again Due to Brutal Cold

Tuesday will mark the fifth day of canceled classes this month.
Woodbury Schools Closed Monday Due to Extreme Cold

Woodbury Schools Closed Monday Due to Extreme Cold

District to Mull Closing Schools on Tuesday.
Woodbury Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

Woodbury Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

More than 2,000 individual artwork entries and 164 portfolio entries were entered this year.
Girls Basketball Coach Placed on Administrative Leave

Girls Basketball Coach Placed on Administrative Leave

Coach relieved of duties following investigation into unnamed allegations.
‘Again??’: Latest Snow Day Creates Mixed Emotions

‘Again??’: Latest Snow Day Creates Mixed Emotions

While many students are happy for the unexpected break, others dread the prospect of makeup days.
State Senators Tour East Ridge High School

State Senators Tour East Ridge High School

Sen. Kent Touts Washington County's 'Bold Approach.'
New Charter School Coming to Woodbury

New Charter School Coming to Woodbury

Applications Being Accepted Until Jan. 27.
Should Sports Continue When Schools are Closed?

Should Sports Continue When Schools are Closed?

Several districts continued with games, practices and other after-school activities despite cancelling class. What do you think?
South Washington County Schools Closed Tuesday Due to Weather

South Washington County Schools Closed Tuesday Due to Weather

Wind chills could reach 45 below zero on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Gov. Dayton Orders Public Schools Closed Monday Due to Cold

Gov. Dayton Orders Public Schools Closed Monday Due to Cold

Monday’s high is expected to be just -17 degrees Fahrenheit.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Updated: Gas Smell Forces East Ridge High School Evacuation

Updated: Gas Smell Forces East Ridge High School Evacuation

Students were transported to Bielenberg Sports Center or Five Oaks Church. Those who drove to school could not leave, but parents with identification could pick up their children.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
More Immunizations Required for Children Next Year

More Immunizations Required for Children Next Year

Parents who do not wish to abide by the new rules can file a legal exemption.