Education

Space St. Croix

Sharing his love for science with others, Hudson resident and librarian Christopher Mick created Space St. Croix to make STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) content more accessible to curious kids.

It may seem simple—helping stack books at your child’s elementary school book fair, chaperoning a fourth-grade trip to the zoo or visiting your grandchild’s classroom to help sew pillows.

This Fall, the St. Croix Valley’s only faith-based Montessori preschool will mark a decade of helping kids value their individuality. Lead teacher Karen Anderson says the preschool “hopes to set a foundation for learning in every student.”

When Chuck Ochocki became the principal at Stillwater Junior High School five years ago, he offered the teaching staff a challenge.

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