Golden Valley

Neill Elementary has a new, permanent mural thanks to a grant from the Seven Dreams Education Foundation. Teacher Kristyn DeGross designed two different concepts for the mural after receiving the grant. Students then voted on which concept they preferred, choosing a garden scene which they helped paint in one of Neill’s hallways. The mural, which [...]

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Robbinsdale Armstrong High School was the 11st most academically challenging high school in Minnesota in 2013, according to an annual survey by the Washington Post. To make that determination, Post reporter Jay Mathews took the number of “college-level” tests taken at a school in a given year and divided it by the number of seniors [...]

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Off-Broadway Musical Theatre, a community based performing arts group, will host auditions for this year’s show “Into the Woods” Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27. “Into the Woods” is a Stephen Sondheim production. “Memories of your favorite Grimm’s fairy tales come to mind with characters like Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood and Sleeping Beauty,” said Connie Lillibridge [...]

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Ben Whelan, a 2010 graduate of Robbinsdale Cooper High School and University of Minnesota student, competed in the stock saw competition at the Midwestern Collegiate Stihl Timbersports Competition April 12 in Cloquet, Minn., where he completed two cuts in 13.1 seconds and narrowly missed the collegiate record of 12.8 seconds. He will compete for a [...]

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