Area students showcase learning

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photo by Carolyn BertschSartell Middle School Genius Team members (left to right) Matthew Ruder, 14; Burg McSorley, 11; and Ben Thompson, 11, demonstrate robotics Feb 8 during the Student Powered Conference at the Sartell Community Center. Sartell students were joined by students from Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, and Little Falls in an effort to showcase learning. Various demonstrations took place

A novel idea

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photo by Carolyn BertschAddy Meier, 5, (center) points to an illustration from the book "Love You Forever" while Anna Lang, 4, looks on during a visit Feb. 1 from Gabi Schumann, 10, as part of Sartell School Readiness. Members of the Pine Meadow Elementary Student Council paired with younger students to read several books together. Schumann, Meier and Lang are all

CMYO, Wood make orchestra ‘rock’

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photo by Carolyn BertschMark Wood plays the violin he invented called "The Viper," which contains the sounds of an entire orchestra in a single instrument during the Jan. 13 "Electrify Your Strings" concert at Ritsche Auditorium-Stewart Hall, St. Cloud. photo by Carolyn Bertsch Young strings musicians from across central Minnesota spent the afternoon of Jan. 12 in Ritsche Auditorium-Stewart Hall

Robotics teams gear up at state tournament

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photo by Carolyn BertschAvid fans sit at the edge of their front-row seats Jan. 6 in the gymnasium of the Sartell Middle School to watch and discuss each round of the state robotics tournament. They are (left to right) Blake Swenson, 9; Bennett Moe, 8; and Sam Thompson, 9; all of Sartell. photo by Carolyn BertschSartell Middle School Kikbots team

Newsleader team rings in the season

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photo by Carolyn Bertsch Some of the Newsleader team and their families join together Dec. 8 to sing carols and ring bells for the Salvation Army at Coborn's on First Ave. N. in Sartell. The group received high praise from store-goers for their Christmas-lyrics improvisation skills, which has prompted them to cut their first album, "Extra-Extra! Sing all About It!"

Warming up to Minnesota

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photo by Carolyn BertschMiles Wood, 10, of Sartell, skids down the ice behind his house on his new sled Dec. 10. Wood is enjoying the cold Minnesota weather and the activities that come with it, all a drastic change from his native Arizona.