White Bear Lake Area High School senior Isaac Maruyama

"You have to get involved in things you find interesting," White Bear Lake Area High School senior Issac Maruyama says.

Mahtomedi High School senior Ruby Ales

Mahtomedi High School senior Ruby Ales has some advice for students just starting high school: get involved.

Liberty Classical Academy senior Jack Dobrotka

Liberty Classical Academy senior Jack Dobrotka knows about hard work - he's a multisport athlete and plans to join the Army.

Leah Retamozo reads to a child at Bilingual Child Care & Education Center.

Leah Retamozo has been providing bilingual Spanish/English education in the Twin Cities metro area since 2010. We talk with Retamozo to learn more about her child care center.

Two children take piano lessons through a partnership with the MacPhail Center for Music.

MacPhail’s reach extends far beyond Minneapolis to offer music education programs through community and school partnerships developed to serve the needs of learners in all life stages.

Lakota chef Sean Sherman, owner of catering service The Sioux Chef, speaks at Century College

Sherman co-owns the catering company Sioux Chef and won a the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award for "The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen," which he wrote with Beth Dooley.

While many schools place a heavy emphasis on acquiring and teaching with the latest technology, Liberty Classical Academy, a private, multidenominational Christian PreK-12 school, prioritizes the a

Each August, we highlight outstanding rising seniors from area schools and talk with them about their inspirations, challenges, passions and hopes for the future.

Have a kid interested in an artistic spin on photography? The White Bear Center for the Arts’ H’art of Photography class provides an opportunity to do just that.

White Bear Lake native Sean Kenny didn’t set out to become an educator and advocate for those with autism.