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.

Choosing the right preschool for your child is a significant decision. Luckily, there is an abundance of excellent local options, making it a great time to be a kid in Maple Grove.

Barbara McDonald with items from her travels: a wooden inlaid music box from Damascus, Syria that plays a famous Arabic lullaby, a hand-carved wooden vase with pastoral nature scences from Beijing, China, a hand woven tribal bowl from South Africa, and a throne seat carpet circa the late 1800s, u

For the eighth year in a row, the Natl. Assoc. of Music Merchants Foundation recognized Osseo Area School’s music education programs with a 2016 Best Communities for Music Education designation.

This year, three Osseo Area Schools teachers—Dennis Loeks, vocal music teacher at Palmer Lake Elementary, Kristin Pengra-Anderson, fifth grade teacher at Edinbrook Elementary and Lisa Wisti Schutte, fourth grade teacher at Basswood Elementary— were named semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the