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March 18, 2010
Pinewood Derby set March 27
March 18, 2010 - 11:40am
December 30, 2009
The humble actions of Westside Elementary School 15 years ago reverberate internationally even to this day. Above, Greg Mortenson, son of Jerene Mortenson, Westside's principal in the 1990s, is shown with current Westside students Mara Fredrich and Parker Peterschmidt. Greg is the author of "Three Cups of Tea" and now the bestselling sequel, "Stones Into Schools." The students met Mortenson during his recent book signing tour in White Bear Lake, Minn.
Editorial: Westside School project a model for U.S. foreign policy
December 30, 2009 - 7:58am
September 4, 2009
This week, as it's been for four decades, Westside Elementary School children will see the welcoming face of Joyce Walen in the office as they pass by in the hall. Phil Pfuehler photo
Joy to her world
September 4, 2009 - 10:55am
February 5, 2009
At a school assembly Westside fourth graders in the front -- Alexis Hauschilt, Geno Langlois and Cameron Hughes -- show off the jar of pennies raised last October in teacher Denise Anderson's class. Fourteen years after Pennies for Pakistan, Westsiders raised an even greater amount for the cause the second time around.
Did Westside sprout a Nobel Prize?
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
From left (in foreground) to right, clockwise, are: Lucas Matzke, Thomas Potts, Brendon Davis, teacher Sarah Erb, Tom Beauchman, Abbott VanderWagon, Jenna Riley, Franklin Zaske, Gabby Overbye, and program assistants JoAnn Brager, Meisha Dotlich and Lynn Graven. Vera Roy-Stoeberl photo
Little kids on a big mission
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Add her to the list of Sen. Kohl's 'fellows'
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Free Wheeling
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am