Maple Grove resident Brett Bernard has spent more than 20 years as a teacher of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. So he knows what works during this critical age when it comes to instilling math skills into the minds of young learners.

Four outstanding students from Osseo Area Schools have beennamed 2017 National Merit Scholarship finalists.

The TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to provide scholarships toward higher education to students in the community. In 2016, the foundation awarded a total of $27,000 in scholarships to 25 deserving students.

Junior and senior students from the Osseo Senior High Health Science Magnet visited Boston Scientific, a bio-medical tech company, last September. They had fun, learned about scientific manufacturing, and were surprised by things they were told.

The New Global Student by Maya Frost is a book that fascinates me. With two kids in college, I am beginning to think that alternative education acquisition is looking better and better.

There may be no small jobs in education, but there sure are big ones, including being principal to an elementary school of almost 900 students and 100 staff. That describes Tim Brown’s role since September 2015 at Rush Creek Elementary in western Maple Grove.

University of Minnesota student Sarah Abdon is doing her part to break stereotypes for women in the fields of math and science.

As a nationally ranked skier with a 4.0+ GPA at Heritage Academy and offers to play soccer and ski at college, Madison Lee sets herself apart as an outstanding high school student with big plans for the future.

A team of Osseo area Eighth and Ninth graders took on the world last spring at the Destination Imagination (DI) Global Finals.

Rachel Arntson has more than 30 years of experience working as a speech language pathologist. Though she started her career working in adult rehabilitation, Arntson quickly realized she had a passion and knack for working with kids.