Baesler: Succeed 2020 Improved Student Graduation And Scholarship Rates

Baesler: Succeed 2020 improved student graduation and scholarship rates InForum Article by Kirsten Baesler on Oct. 9, 2017 In 2011, Hess Corporation announced a generous $25 million grant to improve North Dakota’s public education system. The grant, called Succeed 2020, aimed to improve student preparation for college and careers and ensure more successful transitions from…
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MOST Kids Play Scientists In LaMoure

–Story taken from LaMoure Chronicle– Six MOST (Meaningful Out of School Time) kids and five parents parents participated in Family Fun Day, February 22, 2017. Kids with their parents split into three groups and pretended to be “Little Scientists.” One group consisted of John Witchey, his mother, Ash Boos and stepfather, Josh Severson. Their activity…
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Engineers In The Making!

Madison YMCA afterschool program students LOVE putting their creative skills to work. Explore Zone: 25-30 minutes of learning, exploring and gaining self-confidence through expression. Today’s explore zone consisted of three domains; STEM, literacy, art. Program leaders introduce the lesson through explanation and an example, and then let the students work and create for the remaining 20-25 minutes.…
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Presidentially Appointed CEO Of CNCS Visits N.D. Reading Corps

Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service visits N.D. Reading Corps On November 2, Fargo welcomed a presidentially appointed leader for community service. Wendy Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) stopped in to speak with N.D. Reading Corps members and coaches to thank them for…
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West Fargo STEM Academy Reaches Over 50 Students Grades 5-8

Over the past four years, West Fargo School District teachers have written for grant funding to support a summer STEM Academy for their students. Each year’s programming has been a bit different to reflect the grant amounts and requirements, but all-in-all the Academy has created a place for professional development and student enrichment for both teachers…
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