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Yellow Dog adventure

May 15, 2013 MARQUETTE — Fifth-grade students from Bothwell Middle School got a little taste of life as a scientist Tuesday morning as they ventured out into the woods along the Yellow Dog River to survey... more »»

Cherry Creek kids fuel up with healthy foodsCherry Creek kids fuel up with healthy foods

May 8, 2013 HARVEY — Kids at Cherry Creek Elementary School in Harvey are fueling up on fresh fruit as part of the Fuel Up to Play 60 program founded by the National Dairy Council and National Football League,... more »»

Brain Game educates, entertains

May 8, 2013 MARQUETTE — Representatives from 13 local agencies converged on the Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Services offices in Marquette Friday for training on how to enhance children’s brain... more »»

School district millages highlight May 7 ballot

May 1, 2013 MARQUETTE — Several area school districts will look to the voters Tuesday to renew their current operational millages or to approve sinking fund millage. more »»

GMS students to connect with counterparts in Tanzania

April 24, 2013 MARQUETTE — Gwinn Middle School science teacher Kristy Gollakner will have plenty of stories come next school year — stories of mountain summits, vast wildlands and village life in Tanzania, Africa. more »»

Program gives students a taste of adult life:?budgets, credit cards, making ends meet

April 17, 2013 MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School freshmen got a little dose of reality Tuesday morning as they learned what life would be like after graduation. more »»

U.P. Children’s Museum teaches the basics first hand

April 10, 2013 MARQUETTE — A scaly world of reptilian adventure is available to kids at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, for those daring enough to learn about animals that aren’t necessarily warm and fuzzy. more »»

Graduation rates provide revealing portrait of Michigan K-12 education

April 3, 2013 LANSING — On-time high school graduation rates are down in some Michigan counties, but that may not be a bad thing. more »»

Special Gwinn classroom project teaches Great Lakes ecosystem, fish growth

March 27, 2013 MARQUETTE — Kristy Gollakner’s eighth-grade science students at Gwinn Middle School have a few class pets to care for this year — about 195 in tota. more »»

Gilbert elementary students participate in reading month

March 20, 2013 GWINN — Students across the country are putting down the television remote and picking up a book as they participate in National Reading Mont. more »»

Unusual classroom teaches inspiration

March 13, 2013 MARQUETTE — “Come on now, don’t be shy,” said Mississippi blues musician Grady Champion, enticing students seated in the front row of Kaufmann Auditorium to get out of their chairs and dance. more »»

Making stronger families

March 6, 2013 MARQUETTE — Child and Family Services of the Upper Peninsula is once again offering its free “Strengthening Families” program, which looks to help parents of young children — and the children... more »»

Becoming an outdoors woman

February 27, 2013 BIG BAY — Mining Journal staff writer Jackie Stark took part in a three-day Becoming an Outdoors-Woman in Michigan event held at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay from Feb. 22-2. more »»

Yoga helps students focus in the classroom

February 20, 2013 MARQUETTE — New and innovative teaching methods are popping up all across the country as professionals in education seek to up test scores and teach students more subjects at increasingly younger... more »»

Crossroads Christian Academy focuses on fundamentals

February 13, 2013 MARQUETTE — Crossroads Christian Academy, located on Silver Creek Road in Harvey, is a small school with plenty of room to grow. more »»

Child care professional

February 6, 2013 MARQUETTE — One Marquette resident was recently added to a growing list of outstanding people making waves in the field of education all across the world. more »»

Firefighters always needed

January 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will offer a new wildland firefighting minor starting in the university's 2013 Fall semester. more »»

Early childhood education offers foundation for learning

January 23, 2013 MARQUETTE — Early childhood education is the new buzz phrase in the state of Michigan, as Gov. Rick Snyder has pledged to continue funding early education programs throughout the state. more »»

Black History Month to be marked on NMU campus

January 16, 2013 MARQUETTE — A full line up of events has been scheduled for Black History Month at Northern Michigan University, and the two co-presidents of the Black Student Union are hoping to keep that momentum... more »»

It’s a dog’s life

January 9, 2013 MARQUETTE — People stopping into the children’s section of the Peter White Public Library Thursday evenings may be met with a furry surprise. more »»



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