Participants learn CPR, AED use at class

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If someone had a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest near you, would you know what to do? Twenty local residents recently participated April 16 in a cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator heart-saver class at the St. Joseph Community Fire Station to better prepare themselves for this type of emergency. Shirlie Brill, who has been

Students celebrate Superhero Day

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com When given the chance, most people would love to be a superhero and help others by doing kind deeds. Students at St. Joseph Catholic school recently got to be a superhero for a day on April 26. The third annual Superhero Day event was planned in recognition of National Superhero Day and students were encouraged to

Stock seeing ball well for SJU; to join Rox

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Joey Stock, a St. John’s University junior designated hitter, has been seeing the ball well and was recently named the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week April 22, named to the D3baseball.com National Team of the Week that same evening and voted the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division III Hitter of the Week

McGee is first lay leader of St. John’s Prep School

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Jon McGee will become the next headmaster for St. John’s Prep School beginning July 1. He will be the first lay leader of the school, succeeding 29 St. John’s Abbey monastic members, since the school was founded in 1857. McGee said he hopes to bring energy and more recognition to the school. “I hope to bring

BIO Girls program coming to the Sartell area

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com If you are a girl in second- through sixth-grade, you might be interested in joining a new BIO Girls program coming to the area. BIO Girls is a 12-week program for girls. Groups meet weekly for 90 minutes and include large group lessons, small group immersion activities and physical activity (which is mostly running). However, participants

Putnam to leave Kennedy

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com Kennedy Community School principal Laurie Putnam has been appointed to a new position as the assistant superintendent of secondary education and will be leaving Kennedy at the end of the school year. In her new position, she will oversee Kennedy as well as Apollo and Tech high schools, North and South junior high schools and McKinley-ALC.

Nydeen, Steichen named Triple A Award winners

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by Cori Hilsgen news@thenewsleaders.com St. Joseph seniors Reid Nydeen and Derek Steichen were recently named the St. John’s Prep School Triple A Award (Arts, Academics, Athletics) recipients. Each year, the Minnesota State High School League recognizes high-school seniors from member schools who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in fine arts. Nydeen is the daughter of