Education

Edina is for book lovers. In a town of serious readers and dedicated book club members, February in Edina is a time to celebrate literary love.

For Black History Month, Edina Library will work to help students with school assignments on African-Americans in history. But this month is also a good occasion for people of all ages to read and reflect on people and movements that have shaped the black experience.

Founder and CEO of Mannerly Manners Marilyn Pentel says she came up with the idea in 1985. The programs she had looked into taught rules of etiquette in a more formal setting.

With the excitement of fall well past and winter underway, hardly anyone is thinking of starting a new school year—except the parents of young kids who will begin preschool in the fall.

After teaching at Edina’s Normandale French Immersion School for 10 years, Bianca Gelia Suglia is using her job as a peer coach to bring specialized knowledge and understanding, referred to as global competence, into Edina schools.

Rid yourself of bad habits and acquire some good ones, like a regular workout regimen or a fun new creative outlet for your kids at the Southdale YMCA.

When Olivia Stieler von Heydekampf was a sophomore at Edina High School in 2013, her parents asked if she’d be interested in a summer study abroad program in Madrid. Olivia’s immediate response was no. It wasn’t that Olivia was intimidated by international travel.

Parents of children ages 16 months to 5 years will soon have an Edina location for French-language immersion preschool. The French Academy of Minnesota, a private institution located in St.

In April, the DECA Nationals competition was held in Orlando, Fla., and attracted some of the most successful and talented high school students in the country to compete in events ranging from entrepreneurship to marketing.

Ahh, fall – my favorite time of year! Wonderful colors, cooler and drier air, and apple picking—I just love it all! Then there’s “back to school” everything. The anticipation of new clothes, new teachers, new schools, and the hope of better grades. Such excitement.

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