WCCO-TV's Jason DeRusha had the answer for Tim Simonson's 5th graders, many of whom live in Fridley.
Kids at Adams Elementary School in Coon Rapids, just north of Fridley, emailed a "Good Question" to WCCO-TV reporter Jason DeRusha, who has a regular segment by that name: "How do ducks survive swimming in near freezing water?" Do you know the answer? See the WCCO-TV Good Question video clip here. Thanks to teacher Tim Simonson for posting the WCCO-TV segment at the Fridley Patch Facebook page. "About 1/3 of these students live in Fridley," Simonson said.
Fridley High's prom is Saturday—see (and upload!) photos at Patch.
Fridley High School was the setting Thursday for a WCCO-TV Good Question segment that asked: How did prom become a high school tradition? Reporter Jason DeRusha visited Fridley High and talked to students decorating the auditorium for Saturday's Grand March. The theme: "Night under the Stars: Tonight's Dream, Tomorrow's Memory." One Fridley senior hazards a tongue-in-cheek guess at prom's origins: “Wasn’t it when Prometheus took fire from the heavens and tossed it into a disco ball, starting a crazy party?” Check out DeRusha's report to find the true history of high school proms and see some historic prom pictures. Do you have historic prom pictures of your own? Share them with the world—upload them to this post! A Fridley Patch will be at…