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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 »»


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 »»

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 »»



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