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Girls Give Back

March 1, 2015 GWINN—Get connected and be inspired: those words form the motto of the Girls Give Back group, a collection of sixth- to eighth-grade middle school girls who literally give back to the community. more »»

Bringing you out of the gloom

March 1, 2015 With all this talk of death and destruction, I thought we all could use a moment of childish, unfiltered happiness. No “reverse osmosis” here. No siree. Nothing can get in our way no. more »»

Not a typical classroom

February 22, 2015 MARQUETTE— Students from Gwinn High School and Gwinn Middle School have stepped it up a notch by working together to integrate students with special needs into the schools’ communites. more »»

Spring break can’t come soon enough

February 22, 2015 Winters in the Upper Peninsula are one of a kind, that's for sure. more »»

Last time on a big band stage for me

February 14, 2015 Every year for the past six years, I have been involved with the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s Band and Orchestra Festivals. more »»

Upward Bound

February 14, 2015 By ELIZABETH BAILEY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Children filled the room and the boom of bouncing basketballs echoed in the carpeted gymnasium of Lake Superior Christian Church where the Upwar... more »»

Teen Advisory Board

February 8, 2015 MARQUETTE—Usually when one thinks of library groups, all that comes to mind is reading books and the like, but the Teen Advisory Board at the Peter White Public Library makes a point to use some of... more »»

Ups and downs, but that’s life

February 8, 2015 Life has its ups and downs, and they make us stronger everyday. High school has taught me so many things, and I know it’s just the beginning. more »»

Program brings kids closer

February 1, 2015 Cindy didn’t recognize the word for sled, even when I said it slowly in Spanish. But why would she? This was her first trip outside Guatemala, and she had never even seen snow before. more »»

Pajama Story Night at PWPL

February 1, 2015 MARQUETTE—Children gathered in pajamas on the rug sitting cross-legged in front of the stage with their stuffed animals at hand, ready for a night of stories and songs to begin. more »»

Poetry Out Loud

January 25, 2015 MARQUETTE—Students at Marquette Senior High School competed in the school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition Wednesday morning, where 12 finalists went head-to-head for a chance to move on to the stat... more »»

Time seems to fly by so quickly

January 25, 2015 My mom always told me that time flies. One day she looked in the mirror and she was 40. My Grandpa Bill told me that time passes too quickly and to enjoy my youth. more »»

Thankful for 2014’s memories

January 4, 2015 The year 2014 was a pretty great year. I started my senior year in high school, was in three musicals, and received two college acceptance letters. I am thankful for all the memories 2014 brought m. more »»

Having a ball

January 4, 2015 By ELIZABETH BAILEY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE—Children and parents gathered at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum on Baraga Avenue in Marquette Wednesday evening to ring in the new year... more »»

Excited to be on break for Christmas

December 21, 2014 As it gets closer and closer to Christmas this year, I get more and more excited. Part of my excitement is being able to sleep in and not having to do homework…that will be a welcome change for me. more »»

Can drive analiese

December 21, 2014 MARQUETTE—Christmas is a time of giving and that is exactly what 6-year-old Analiese Alexander did for her birthday. more »»

An hour of code

December 14, 2014 MARQUETTE—Marquette Area Public Schools joined National Computer Science Education Week by taking part in the Hour of Code event Wednesday morning. more »»

The beat marches on, on, on...

December 7, 2014 It’s that time of year again. The cold is here and with it comes snow, more snow, and whether we like it or not, more snow on top of that. more »»

It's all about LEGOS

December 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library in Marquette offers plenty of activities for children in and around the community, including book clubs, and arts and crafts. more »»

Going to college: I’ll be okay

November 23, 2014 This week I received two college acceptance letters: One from Michigan State University and the other from Northern Michigan Universit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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