Fridley High School is one of two schools from Minnesota that will be represented at the International Baccalaureate World Student Conference in London, England.
Out of the over 330,000 works submitted (which are judged in 29 categories), less than one percent are recognized at the national level.
WCCO television's Kim Johnson surprised Erichsrud with the news station's Excellent Educator Award. She was nominated for the award by the parent of one of her students.
Younger athletes stepped up this year for Fridley High School's swimming and diving program, and will continue to build on what they gained this year for next season.
Students from Fridley High School's Junior Achievement group received an opportunity to job shadow and tour Xcel Energy's High Bridge facility in Saint Paul.
Fridley Area Learning Center students learned more about the history of Minneapolis and what working int he mill would've been like over a century ago.
About 40 metro school districts joined together for a world café for discussion on how to reduce the achievement gap and raise academic success for all students.