THE NEW FORTY Take a seat good citizens...
I do not know Jim Jonas personally, I only know of him. Jonas is the West Fargo High School coach who was recently told he had to resign or face additional punitive action in regard to another coachin... Posted on 11/20/13 at 8:12 PM
THE PERIPHERY Traveling, Teaching, and Helping a School in East Africa
I'm helping a school in Tanzania get computers for their students. I plan to travel there this winter and "take you with me."
Two summers ago I came back to Minnesota from teaching in China for a yea... Posted on 8/9/13 at 7:37 AM
IN THE BLACK Money Secrets for Students
I recently read a copy of 1000 Best Smart Money Secrets for Students by Debby Fowles.
It seems like a great resource to parents of students, high school students and college students. It has tips an... Posted on 2/13/12 at 7:00 AM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Do welcome students, chamber sez
It won't be long before that wave of college students return to the Duluth area for the school year.
About 26,000 of them, according to the Duluth Chamber of Commerce. And for local retailers, restaur... Posted on 7/31/10 at 5:03 AM
Math may be Alexandra “Lexie” Thompson’s favorite class, but not for the facts or figures. It’s because of the planes. The windows of the Superior Middle school classroom look out on the Superior Airport. If she’s lucky, Lexie said, she’ll see one taking off or landing.
The class is all about possibilities.
From studying connections for a proposed high-speed rail service between the Twin Ports and Twin Cities to researching ways to develop the former Central High School site, students in the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s urban planning and transportation systems class tackle real-world issues.
Student identification cards could have stickers on them indicating when they were issued and when they expire in order to be used for voting under a decision made by the state board that oversees elections in Wisconsin.
Superior native and Central High School alumna Carol Reasbeck had a dream.
A former educator, she wanted to create a scholarship fund as she and hundreds of other Central graduates gathered for an all class reunion to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the former Superior school last summer.
A cooking segment, a live studio audience and a tarantula dare will set this year’s Spartan Telethon apart. For seven hours, students from the school’s TV broadcasting class and SkillsUSA program will juggle cameras, microphones, sound boards, phone lines and a rotating cast of performers. The show will hit the airwaves 1-8 p.m. Dec. 11 on Channel 14 … live.
One local church is reaching out to those in need by offering free school supplies. Central Assembly of God is hosting a Back to School Giveaway noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Benny Peterson Park, 1107 Hughitt Ave.
AYUSA, a non-profit organization that provides exchange opportunities to students from around the world, is looking for American families to host international students for the 2010-2011 school year. Students come from more than 60 countries, are fully insured, bring their own spending money, and are proficient in English.
Since 2007, the Just Kids Dental Health program has brightened smiles of students in the Superior school district. At the same time, students have learned a trip to the dentist’s chair is nothing to dread.
In the last few years, the Superior school district has launched a number of efforts to gather data on how well its students are learning. With school now out for the summer, administrators and teachers have taken on the task of sorting through that data.
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