The Best of Patch: April

A look back at the top headlines from Fox Point-Bayside Patch in 2011.

At year's end it's nice to take a look back at where you came, which offers a good look at where you're going. At Patch, April brought us some stories about kids reaching out to help others, preschoolers hatching fuzzy little chicks and - as always - some interesting police reports.

With big smiles and wide eyes, preschooler's in Michelle Mittelstadt's class at watched these chicks as they pecked out of their eggs, and began to grow into tiny, fluffy chicks.

It’s a celebration of creativity.  In her classroom at , art teacher Julie Trump emblazens creative process as she focuses on the work of each individual student. The Kohl Education Foundation celebrated Trump’s creative teaching talent by awarding her a 2011 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship.

Kelsie Alling, 12, and Miranda Ramirez-Vang, 11, are two girls from different neighborhoods, but their Campaign4Kindness teaches the importance of understanding common human struggle.

Thanks to Whitefish Bay police officer Russell Blank's keen eye, and , a man who drove into the north side of the and then drove off was caught.


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