Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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School Board mulls how approved levy funding would be spent. Questions regarding existing levies, new revenue and security improvements on November ballot.
A good education should include learning to solve problems, according to educators. Our offspring need to identify a problem and analyze possible solutions. From a committee meeting at church to putting an ice rink in your backyard, you will be asked to solve problems all your life.
Students at Park High School, Oltman Middle School and Pullman, Crestview and Newport elementary are being issued their own iPad, which they can take home as well as use all day in school beginning this fall.
Three questions will be on the ballot Nov. 5.
Through the years, I've written about a lot of street reconstruction, but during the last month, I had my first experience of watching it day by day.
A longtime St. Paul Park business, East Side Auto, is being honored by the Heritage Days Committee as the 2013 Business of the Year.
Tina Haselius is the new principal for Crestview Elementary School and Nuevas Fronteras Spanish immersion school in Cottage Grove. The schools share a building.
It won't happen this year, but in 2014-15 Park High School student athletes may no longer be playing in the Suburban East Conference.
South Washington County School Board members have approved the final wording of three referendum questions that voters will see in the November election, even as one board member said administrators should provide more information about how the money will be spent.
I learn a lot from kids who are more interesting than adults. They see the world differently than grown-ups do.