Another school year begins at Birch Grove Elementary in Brooklyn Park

On a brisk Sept. 5 morning, students returned to class at Birch Grove Elementary School for the Arts, a magnet school in the Osseo Area School District that is located in Brooklyn Park.

A crossing guard ensures the safe passage of a family in a cross walk in front of Birch Grove. (Sun Post staff photos by Kevin Miller) Principal Jeff Zastrow directs new students to the proper meeting area on the first day of the 2017-2018 school year. A district staff member and a student are reunited after the summer apart.
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A crossing guard ensures the safe passage of a family in a cross walk in front of Birch Grove. (Sun Post staff photos by Kevin Miller)