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Escanaba gymnastics program to become self funded

September 18, 2013 ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area Public Schools Board of Education voted to allow the district’s gymnastics program to become a self-funded sport during Monday's school board meeting. more »»

‘Hartman High’: A west end alternative

September 11, 2013 ISHPEMING — Ask anyone who studies or works at “Hartman High” in Ishpeming, and they’ll tell you the same thing: it’s like a family. “I had a lot of troubles at other schools. more »»

Picking berries fun with kids

September 11, 2013 Berries are perfect for young children. They are the right size to pick, count, and eat. They are little but packed with vitamins and minerals. more »»

Making a difference: Tech students create a mobile clinic for use in Ghana

September 11, 2013 HOUGHTON — During the 2012-2013 academic year, a group of Michigan Technological University students completed an unusual project. more »»

The Career Technical Education Committee

September 4, 2013 MARQUETTE — A relatively new volunteer committee is working to help create more career and technical education opportunities in high schools across Marquette and Alger counties. more »»

Kids’ Tech Reading and Writing

September 4, 2013 What could be better than reading with your children? Writing stories with your children, of course! Both are excellent activities for reading development, but writing stories develops organizationa... more »»

Americorps

August 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — With the start of the new school year right around the corner, this year’s 10 newest AmeriCorps members are beginning their training, learning how to help improve literacy skills before... more »»

Appreciating the bounty of nature

August 28, 2013 Now is the time for families to teach an appreciation of gardens, farms, and other food gathering places with children. more »»

Storytime program set at library

August 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — “Storytime ABC’s,” a storytime for 2 and 3-year-olds and an adult, runs from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Sept. 9 through Oct. more »»

Poetry, music, dance featured at NMU

August 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will host its first International Poetry, Music and Dance Festival at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public. more »»

North Star Academy

August 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — As students across the area stack up their new notebooks, folders and pencils, North Star Academy is working on putting the finishing touches on some of its own new school supplies —... more »»

Great tips for happy school days

August 21, 2013 Teachers offer tips to prepare for a positive school start and successful year. More than ever, success in school depends on a partnership between home and school. For more see www. more »»

Ed department receives data grant

August 21, 2013 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Great Start has begun a project to develop foundational elements of a coordinated early childhood data system to support improved outcomes... more »»

On the JOB

August 14, 2013 MARQUETTE— The Ishpeming Public Schools Board of Education has named Dan Paul the interim superintendent for the district. more »»

Tips to help children do their best

August 14, 2013 This is an exciting time for students, families, and teachers as they look forward to new classes, activities, and friends. more »»

Adams Township Schools Foundation changes coming

August 14, 2013 PAINESDALE — In 2003, the Adams Township Schools Foundation Inc. formed, but in the past three years, its focus has changed, according to Tim Keteri. more »»

Flint schools’ ad campaign aims to keep students

August 14, 2013 FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint School District is spending $15,000 on advertising to help keep some of the more than $13. more »»

Hacker alert

August 7, 2013 MARQUETTE — Students from five different local high schools took part in Northern Michigan University’s first ever Cyber Security Camp, held last week in the Seaborg Math and Science Center on campus. more »»

Ants help kids become scientists

August 7, 2013 Ants! They are everywhere and can be annoying. They are also perfect science study model for children with the natural instincts of researchers. more »»

Report: Childhood obesity rates fell in 18 states

August 7, 2013 ATLANTA — A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday. more »»

 
 

 

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