Education

May has been declared Maternal Mental Health Month by Governor Mark Dayton. So, in the spirit of promoting awareness and advocacy for this issue, we talked to Maple Grove resident Lisa Cross and Dr. Amy Hammers.

Last fall, Education Minnesota honored Becky Hespen as the 2016 Education Support Professional of the Year. Over the last 24 years, Hespen has been making a difference in the lives of students with special needs in the Osseo school district.

Ariam Aman, a fifth grader at Fernbrook Elementary, won the fifth-sixth grade division of the 2015 six-week long Fermi Off-the-Wall Math league competition. Participants solve questions by estimating, guessing, rounding and integrating writing skills.

Lauri Miller is a resident and First Lego League team mom. Her husband Jeremy is the coach, and they have two sons on the team, along with six other members they’ve met through friends and school.

Modern technology means more multitasking—listening to music, texting, surfing the web—all tasks that can lower awareness of what’s going on around you.

As students begin to approach their high school years, a common question that will be heard over and over is “What college do you want to go to?” Not only do these young people have to decide where they want to go and what they want to major in, they also have to figure out a way to pay for this

Elizabeth (Ibby) Gilmore was named 2015 Minnesota Adult Basic Education (ABE) Teacher of the Year by the Literacy Action Network. She taught for 33 years in the Osseo Area School District before transitioning to become an ABE math teacher for the past 15 years.

“Parents simply don’t know what they don’t know when it comes to protecting their kids in the event [that] something were to happen to them.” It’s one of the early wake-up calls found in a book full of wake-up calls entitled, What Ha

Plenty of high schoolers plan on being a doctor someday, but not many of are ready to be one out of high school. For the students of the Osseo High School health science program, that’s not the case.

Food scientist and owner of Exotic Palates, Anu Seshadri is a culinary instructor in the greater Twin Cities area. She also teaches cooking courses through Osseo Area Community Education, so anyone can learn the subtleties of Asian cooking.

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