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Art using pressed flowers

September 10, 2014 EDITOR’S?NOTE:?This is the second part of a two-part column. The first part ran Wednesday, Aug. 27. more »»

College savings on the rise: Plans average around $20K

September 10, 2014 By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press WASHINGTON — The good news is that Americans are saving more than ever for colleg. more »»

MARESA Transition One, Goodwill Industries expand partnership

September 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — Students in Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Services Agency Transitions One course will have a bigger, better classroom this year thanks to an expanding partnership with Goodwill... more »»

How to learn school edu-speak

September 3, 2014 At the beginning of the school year, parents and other caregivers receive information about rules, routines and special opportunities for students. more »»

Copper Country school creates seed-to-stomach program

September 3, 2014 PAINESDALE — When students at Jeffers High School headed back to class Tuesday, they had some special meals to look forward to — nine once-a-week lunches prepared mainly from food grown and raised i... more »»

The Montessori method

August 27, 2014 MARQUETTE — This school year will mark the first year of operation for North Star Academy’s Montessori classroom. more »»

Math skills reorganize kids’ brains

August 27, 2014 In this Oct. 1 file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Delawar. more »»

Pressing flowers with kids is fun

August 27, 2014 Gardens and fields are full of flowers for a few more weeks. It’s a perfect time to teach young children how to press flowers and use them to decorate their own art. more »»

Redeemer preschool has openings

August 27, 2014 MARQUETTE — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool currently has openings in the 3 year, 4 year and 4/5 year old classes. Children who turn 3 before Dec. 1 and are potty trained may join as soon as they turn . more »»

Talking higher ed

August 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula’s three public university presidents had a common message during a recent taping of WMNU’s “Media Meet” — collaboration is key in higher education. more »»

Prepare kids for change in fall of year

August 20, 2014 Children behave best when they know what to expect and have practiced what to say. more »»

Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite

August 20, 2014 By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. more »»

More than a summer job

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Several students in the central Upper Peninsula got a chance to learn first-hand what working in the career field of their choice would be like thanks to a Michigan Works! youth program... more »»

Home art corners can be great time

August 13, 2014 What would happen if you provided an art corner for your children and supplied them with objects found around your home and in the great outdoors? What if you read to them every day and took them to... more »»

MSHS textbook pickup scheduled

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School students should pick up their textbooks and schedule of classes at the high school cafeteria between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. more »»

NMU unveils new brand

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University rolled out its new “Fearless Minds” brand mid-July with a video and new website aimed at prospective students. more »»

Childcare: Who’s in charge here?

August 6, 2014 As midsummer inevitably arrives along with the back-to-school sales, thoughts turn to the classroom and whether or not the children are “ready” for school. more »»

Living the Civil War

July 30, 2014 COPPER HARBOR — Fort Wilkins may not have been in operation during the American Civil War, but last weekend, nearly 150 years after the Confederacy’s surrender, Battery D brought the Civil War to... more »»

Science lesson: Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON— Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday. more »»

Let’s make wind chimes with the kids

July 30, 2014 Are you looking for a windy day project for your young children? Create your own beaded wind chimes to teach patterns, design, and colo. more »»

 
 
 

 

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