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Barrows STEM school students conduct bioblitz
The Bulletin Francesca Kefalas

WINDHAM — The blitz started at 9:40 Wednesday morning. Hundreds of red and blue-shirted students scoured the grasses, waterways, rocky ledges and slopes that make up the Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy and by 10:30 a.m. they had already discovered more than 60 spec... Read more

May 20, 2015

Middle schooler shadows UK neuropsychologists after winning national contest
University of Kentucky News Laura Dawahare

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 19, 2015) -- Thirteen-year-old Abby Gottesman watched through the glass as the pineapple was strapped into place and made its way through the center of an enormous donut. It sounds like something from the school cafeteria, but in fact Abby was e... Read more

May 19, 2015

'Morning of Magnet' highlights special programs Leigh Guidry

Alexandria Middle Magnet School celebrated the arts while welcoming prospective students for a "Morning of Magnet" on Thursday. Students from five nearby elementary schools toured AMMS and heard about its magnet program that is being "revamped." ... Read more

May 14, 2015

Rex Mill Middle celebrates STEM certification
Clayton News Daily Johnny Jackson

REX — Rex Mill Middle STEM Director Lianna Nix engaged the kinetic gymnasium full of adolescents. “You will do what?” asked Nix. “Save the world,” the students answered. This was the open to an assembly in which representatives from the state presented the sc... Read more

May 12, 2015

Spring music program held at Morehouse Magnet School
Bastrop Daily Enterprise Meghan Morris

The parking lot was packed at Morehouse Magnet School on Tuesday for the school's spring music program. The program featured musical performances by students grades Pre-K through Junior High, and both family members and faculty filled the cafeteria to watch. This w... Read more

May 12, 2015

Girls learn empowerment in 'Sisters in Science' program
New Britain Herald Robert Storace

NEW BRITAIN — For the past year, girls in the DiLoreto Magnet School ‘Sisters in Science’ program have learned about erupting volcanoes, animals and animal biology; computer graphic coding and even about an air-powered box car. But, to a person, the fourth-, fifth-... Read more

May 12, 2015

Scott Dual Language Magnet School to receive award from Spain Nan Yates

Scott Dual Language Magnet School won third place for the School of the Year Excellence in Education Award granted by the Embassy of Spain. The award is given to schools in the United States that show excellence in content and language integrated learning programs... Read more

May 10, 2015

Inspiring innovations: HSU students work with middle schoolers on engineering projects

Humboldt State University environmental resources engineering students have teamed up with Zane Middle School students to explore ways to incorporate appropriate technology on the middle school’s campus. The projects will be on display during a reception on Monday fro... Read more

May 9, 2015

Caterpillar engineers help launch student's interest Valerie Wells

DECATUR – Engineers love to share their passion for their work. When Sarah Pierce began teaching her third grade at Johns Hill Magnet School about simple machines, fellow teacher Liz Bartimus suggested she contact Caterpillar Inc. to ask if she could borrow an engi... Read more

May 7, 2015

St. Paul students explore jazz in mobile after-school program Josh Verges

When the Mobile Jazz after-school program started in February, Gabby Carter- Lofton wasn't sure she belonged. "At first, I'm like: 'I'm not a jazz singer. I don't do jazz,' " said the senior, 18, at Creative Arts Secondary High School in St. Paul. Same... Read more

May 3, 2015
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