Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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If you’re planning to attend any of TCF Bank Stadium’s big summer concerts, you might see some familiar faces. The East Ridge High School band program is recruiting volunteers to...
District 833 is asking its students to “text it” if they see it. Secondary schools in the district are using the bullying notification system called “TipTXT.” “We’re always looking for...
Five hundred students from 30 schools around Minnesota will gather this weekend at East Ridge High School for one purpose — theater. East Ridge will host this year’s Minnesota State...
Entering the workforce might seem a long ways off for high school students, but they are learning it’s never too early to start preparing. The Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce...
District 833’s three high schools will illustrate the brevity of theater this week. The district’s annual One-Act Play Festival takes place at Friday, Jan. 23, at Park High School with...
It was in February 2012 that Cottage Grove resident Melissa Borner, an employee at Woodwinds Health Campus in the radiology unit, heard the news that would change the rest of her life: she had breast cancer. Borner went through weeks of chemotherapy and radiation, and through it all she found relief in art. “I love anything crafty,” she said. “It’s giving myself an outlet to deal with the emotions that I have.” Borner has again turned to art through her participation in the creation of a new sculpture that will hang in Woodwinds’ new Cancer Center. “I want to be a part of it,” she said.
East Ridge High School senior Lucy Yang will put her math skills to the test on a national stage Saturday, Feb. 22, when she competes in the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Competition.
Cottage Grove resident Leilani Holmstadt wants to be more involved in her community, which is why she is a candidate for District 833 School Board.
John Griffin Jr. has called Woodbury and District 833 home for the past 30 years – he’s been a resident and a football coach and he’s led a youth athletics program.
Woodbury resident Raj Gandhi believes there needs to be increased parent-involvement at District 833 schools.