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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 »»

Life of Lake Superior

July 31, 2013 MARQUETTE — A group of 50 kids took to the water last week, participating in the 13th annual Life of Lake Superior youth program. more »»

Cooking can be easy with children

July 31, 2013 Summer cooking with yogurt ice cream, slushes and smoothies is fun for the whole family. They involve measuring that increases math skills and emphasizes the importance and usefulness of math. more »»

Norway uses bond cash for upgrades

July 31, 2013 NORWAY — Construction and technology upgrades are under way at Norway-Vulcan Area Schools. more »»

Federal food program now available for adult care providers

July 31, 2013 LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education’s Child and Adult Care Food Program is now offering participation in the adult component of the progra. more »»

Show prep

July 24, 2013 MARQUETTE — With the Marquette County Fair fast approaching, many kids involved in Marquette County 4-H are getting ready for show day. more »»

Find answers when kids ask questions

July 24, 2013 So many questions! How does the sun work? Where do stars go in the daytime? How come you can hear me? Can people disagree and still be friends? There is a place you can go to find answers to these... more »»

L’Anse names new board member

July 24, 2013 L’ANSE — Carrie Meyer is the new superintendent and Melissa Scroggs is the new Junior/Senior High School principal at L’Anse Area Schools, as of July 1, and now the district’s Board of Education wil... more »»

Tech for cars to communicate urged

July 24, 2013 WASHINGTON — The government should set performance standards for new safety technology that allows cars and trucks to talk to each other and then require the technology be installed in all new... more »»

School district services consolidation

July 17, 2013 MARQUETTE — Reaction is mixed among local educators over a proposal by state education Superintendent Mike Flanagan to consolidate services among Michigan’s myriad school districts. more »»

Growing engineers in families

July 17, 2013 When children plan, build, and rebuild structures they develop math skills and learn to focus on solving problems needed all their lives. They learn to think like engineers. more »»

Lawmakers start hearings on Common Core standards

July 17, 2013 LANSING (AP) — Supporters of Michigan's 3-year-old decision to adopt new standards in reading and math say they're stricter and better prepare students for success in college and the workplace. more »»

HELPING HANDS

July 10, 2013 MARQUETTE — Department of Natural Resources parks in the area are getting a little sprucing up this summer, with the help of some special-needs students, the Marquette-Alger Regional Educational... more »»

Growing readers in the family

July 10, 2013 There are many ways adults can set the stage for skill development, motivation, and love of reading. more »»

Charter school students learning more, study finds

July 3, 2013 By ABBEY HAUSWIRTH Journal Staff Writer and CELESTE BOTT Special to the Journal LANSING — An average Michigan charter school student will learn more in a year than his or her public school peer,... more »»

Tips for summer math fun

July 3, 2013 Families can teach young children that math is useful, everywhere, interesting, and fun. They can also help school age children progress rather than slide back during vacation. more »»

History conference held at MTU

July 3, 2013 HOUGHTON — Phil Smith has been to nine consecutive Upper Peninsula History Conferences, and he learns something new at each one. more »»

 
 

 

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