'It's Like Watching A Miracle': Minn. Football Star Thomas Tapeh Bounces BackHe was a comet that turned everyone's head at Johnson High School in St. Paul, then went on to glory and riches with a professional career.
St. Paul's Johnson High School Creating Gender Neutral BathroomsLast month, Target announced it welcomes transgender team members and customers to use whatever bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. Now, a St. Paul high school is following suit.
Wayzata School District Approves Later Start TimesThe Wayzata School District approved later start times for high school students Monday night. According to the Star Tribune, the school board unanimously approved the change Monday evening.
Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe WeatherFans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties -- including Hennepin -- until 11 p.m.
High School's Flight Simulators Turn Students Into PilotsAt St. Paul's Johnson High School, Scott Shaffer teaches lessons in physics. There are no textbooks or whiteboard lectures. Instead, students like junior Fabian Gutierrez will learn by taking flight.
MN Students March To Capitol In Response To FergusonA number of Minnesota high school and college students expressed their disappointment with the Ferguson, Missouri outcome by walking out of school. They joined students who staged walkouts in more than 50 cities across the country on Monday.
St. Paul’s Johnson High Celebrates 100 Years Of HockeySince 1913, hockey players in St. Paul have been proudly putting on a jersey with the name "Johnson" stitched onto the front. Saturday, current and alumni players from Johnson High School laced up their skates to celebrate the program's longevity. Johnson has gone to 22 state tournaments, winning four of them. One of the school's most notable graduates is hockey legend Herb Brooks, who coached the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey team.
H.S. Baseball Coach Says He Lost Job Over RaceThe St. Paul school district is investigating whether a baseball coach lost his job because of race.