Foley school sees ‘fruits’ of its labor with new grant

By Kristi Anderson The Visitor Second-grader Henry Genereau loves to eat fresh kohlrabi. His family grows it in their own garden, along with beets, corn, potatoes and other produce. Now he is able to enjoy more fresh fruits and vegetables at school, too, thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture with matching…

Grants to help schools upgrade technology

By Dianne Towalski The Visitor When students return next fall to St. John’s Area School in Foley, they will see a dramatic upgrade of technology throughout the building — everything from projectors to iPads to AppleTV in each classroom. The school was recently awarded three CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grants totaling nearly $15,000. Cathedral High…