THE PERIPHERY Education Is Bigger Than Schools
Enjoy this piece on educational philosophy by guest contributor, Joseph Preesh.
Growing up and going to school is such a ubiquitous part of Americana that we hardly even think about the subjects learn... Posted on 10/28/13 at 7:34 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: Schools benefit from more higher state revenue
By Don Davis
Minnesota schools will get $463 million more because state revenues are that much higher than expected.
A Wednesday report from Minnesota Management and Budget showed personal income tax ... Posted on 7/11/13 at 9:01 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS I want my Christmas back
First off, I write about Christmas because I want to share my beliefs
with readers plus it is a good way to remind myself of what is
important about this Holiday. There is nothing that will reinforce
... Posted on 12/2/12 at 6:01 AM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE Turn Old Central Into McMenamins
Years ago we stayed at the Kennedy School. Yes, we slept in our own small class room, wrote on our own black board and we didn't have a TV in our room. In Portland, Oregon and other places out there, ... Posted on 5/16/12 at 5:13 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Help Needed: Furniture, School Supplies, Foster Kids
Do you need gently used beds, dresses, tables, chairs, couches and lamps? There is business called The National Furniture Bank Association that has 90 locations in the United States and Canada. They h... Posted on 3/13/12 at 4:59 AM
A group of students walked out of Two Harbors High School early Tuesday morning with spades, power drills and planks of wood. They weren’t planning an elaborate heist or disguising themselves as construction workers to cut class; they were working on the school’s garden.
Dan Hebl, a life science teacher at Two Harbors High School, has been taking seventh-grade classes outside to observe ecosystems for more than a decade. Historically, he has chosen a body of water for the kids to study, which until a few years ago was Skunk Creek in Two Harbors.
Last Thursday at William Kelley School, the Lake Superior School District voted to support a bill introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives by Rep. David Dill. The bill would allow Lake Superior School District to levy up to $200 per resident pupil per year for technology, which would generate an annual total of approximately $390,000.
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