Olson Middle School
Keeping kids safe in the classroom is a top priority for schools and students as they head back to classes. On this first day of the year for so many, we’re taking a close look at the changes that could be made in a handful of districts.
Most Minnesota schools will welcome students back on Tuesday, and keeping kids safe while they’re there is a top priority. After a gunman stormed an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and killed 26 people, some Minnesota schools made changes. This fall, at least five school districts in our state will vote on safety referendums.
Baseball is a great equalizer. It brings people from all different ages, races and backgrounds together for one reason: to have fun while playing or watching a game. That driving theme could be witnessed Wednesday’s game at Target Field.
David Floeder, a student at Olson Middle School in Bloomington, won the National K-12 U.S. Chess Federation Championship in Orlanda, Fla., last month.