Mendota Heights

Mon
07
May

Visitation students make reusable packs


courtesy of Helen Wilkie • Macy Mingo, left, and Seringa McHugh of Mendota Heights helped create reusable femanine hygeine kits with other Visitation School students April 28.

Roughly 100 student volunteers from Visitation School and the national nonprofit organization Days for Girls gathered at Visitation April 28 to cut, sew and assemble reusable feminine hygiene products and education kits for girls in developing nat

Mon
30
Apr

The predictably unpredictable artist


Hannah Burlingame/Review • Jimmy Reagan is an artist from Mendota Heights whose work is currently on display at First Presbyterian Church in South St. Paul. He was diagnosed as a toddler with complex autism, and his artwork gives him a way to show people how he sees the world.

Local painter doesn’t let differences hold him back.

 

Mon
16
Apr

Racing towards the finish


courtesy of St. Thomas Experimental Vehicle team • The St. Thomas Academy Experimental Vehicle team worked for months designing and building a car that they will race against other urban concept cars in Sonoma, California, this month

St. Thomas Experimental Vehicle Team prepares to race in California.

 

Mon
09
Apr

Henry Sibley students join march to end gun violence in Washington, D.C.


courtesy of Janine Bauert • A group of students from Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights calling themselves MNeverAgain traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in the March For Our Lives rally on March 24. The march was to raise awareness about gun violence in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Trip to D.C. is a first step.

 

A group of 36 students and 10 chaperones loaded onto buses March 22 to begin the more than 1,000-mile trip to Washington D.C. 

Mon
09
Apr

Approval given once again for Mendota Heights apartment complex

Despite opposition raised by both residents and two council members, as well as a lawsuit, the Mendota Heights City Council on April 3 approved an amendment to the final planned unit development for a new apartment development off Highway 13.

Mon
26
Mar

SNAPSHOTS: The smell of cookies is almost in the air ...

courtesy of Cookie Cart • The eagerly anticipated Cookie Cart bakery at 946 Payne Ave. is scheduled to have its grand opening on May 17.

Sun
25
Mar

SNAPSHOT: Henry Sibley students speak out against flavored tobacco sales

Hannah Burlingame/Review • At the March 20 Mendota Heights City Council meeting, a group of students from Henry Sibley High School gave a presentation on why the sale of flavored tobacco products outside of tobacco-only shops should be ban

Mon
19
Mar

Area students to travel to D.C.

courtesy of MNeverAgain • On March 14, students at Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights walked out of class as part of national walkouts to bring awareness about gun violence in school.

Mon
19
Mar

Service with a smile, and a lesson


Hannah Burlingame photos/Review • Warrior Wake Up is the new student-run coffee shop at Henry Sibley High School, a part of the Relevant Education Approach to Learning program. When not making drinks, students do prep-work so the coffee shop is ready for business the next day. Students rotate tasks each day so they all get exposed to different jobs.

Henry Sibley coffee shop helps give students real work skills. 

 

Mon
12
Mar

A year with chickens

Mendota Heights council proposes changes to ordinance.

 

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