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School Board approves calendar for 2014-15 school year
At its meeting on Feb. 24, the Moorhead School Board approved the calendar for the 2014-15 school year. Classes will begin Sept. 2, 2014. The last day of classes for students is May 29, 2015, unless ...
3/10/14 at 12:29 PM District partnering with Solutions to expand mental health supports 3/4/14 at 10:31 AM
Red River Area Learning Center students sew dresses for service learning project 3/3/14 at 1:40 PM
In School in Germany: Teaching Method- The Chalkboard
Heres a question I have for all those learning a foreign language, in particular those teaching English in Germany: Apart from the teaching book (German: Lehrbuch), what type of medium do you use for...
3/10/14 at 9:43 AM In School in Germany: Overture 2/28/14 at 5:39 AM
Education should be encouraged, not denied 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
A Partnership Learning Model
February was National Career and Technical Education Month. Career and Technical Student Organizations make the perfect partnership learning opportunity when coupled withCareer and Technical Education...
3/7/14 at 2:59 PM Federal Education Laws and Local Schools 1/31/14 at 9:00 AM
Benefits of Full-Day Kindergarten 1/27/14 at 9:00 AM
Dayton would limit surplus spending to $162 million
By Don Davis A $1.2 billion budget surplus does not mean massive new state spending. Gov. Mark Dayton made that clear Thursday when he unveiled his plan for election-year budget changes: About half of...
3/6/14 at 6:43 PM Secretary Duncan joins in call for more early-childhood education money 7/16/13 at 4:57 PM
Notebook: More Indian scholarships available 7/15/13 at 5:10 PM
Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening
I love theme exhibits and I love searching to find some kind of exhibit themed garment to wear to the exhibit opening. Thursday's opening ofDancing Dazzling Beads will be a fun challenge. We invite ...
3/5/14 at 12:29 PM Help! "Flat Stanley" Wants to Meet North Dakota Artists 2/3/14 at 3:11 PM
Picassos In Our Midst 11/20/13 at 5:27 PM
Pedaling ahead: Concerned cyclists look at options in Willmar area
WILLMAR As the wind chill persisted in the below-zero range, area residents with variety of perspectives came together Monday to consider a warm-weather activity bicycling. There were parents con...
3/4/14 at 5:22 PM
UND welcomes Illinois kinesiologist for lecture advocating healthy lifestyles for older adults March 5
The University of North Dakota will play host to special guest speaker Dr. Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, who will present a public lecture on healthy living for older adults at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, i...
3/3/14 at 6:05 PM International Day set for Feb. 19 at UND College of Education & Human Development 2/14/14 at 2:52 PM
UND’s Essential Studies Director Steen is keynote speaker at Northern Illinois symposium on General Education 2/3/14 at 5:16 PM
65th Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the U of M Crookston
Students will have the opportunity to showcase their science projects and compete at the 65th Annual Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair to be hosted at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The ...
2/18/14 at 10:58 AM Lantern New Year Celebration Features Area Students and CAAM Chinese Dance Theater Saturday, February 22, 2014, including Workshops, Dinner, and Performance 2/12/14 at 10:11 AM
Third Annual Clean Water for Everyone Dinner to be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center 2/11/14 at 10:21 AM
My Tanzanian Village School (part one)
The following is a description of my first day at my village school along with photographs gathered throughout my time here thus far. *** On Monday morning, January 27, 2014, I woke up in my concret...
2/16/14 at 4:58 AM Education Is Bigger Than Schools 10/28/13 at 8:34 AM
Is Homeschooling Better? 10/21/13 at 8:19 AM
What "Should" Your Child Be Reading?
I grew up in a household of books, and given that there were five kids and two parents with widely divergent interests -- from molecular biology to Bobby Sherman, the singing heartthrob -- there was...
2/13/14 at 1:00 PM We Never Could Afford Piano Lessons 1/30/14 at 2:40 PM
The Problem with U.S. History 1/23/14 at 2:39 PM
Give Kids a Smile Day at NDSCS
By Sarah Hoffbeck The annualGive Kids a SmileDay will return to NDSCS in Wahpeton onFebruary 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.in the Mayme Green Allied Health Center. This nationwide event designates a day f...
2/7/14 at 4:14 PM Biodiesel Education Seminar to be held at NDSCS 1/3/14 at 5:24 PM
The Many Faces of Bankruptcy
In 2005, Congress adopted The Bankruptcy Abuse Protection and Consumer Protection Act. The changes made to the existing Bankruptcy Code were significant and sweeping, especially for those with persona...
2/3/14 at 10:03 AM
MSUM alum starts craft distilllery, Far North Spirits
Cheri Reese, a 1989 graduate of MSU Moorhead, who earned a bachelors degree in English, has started a craft distillery, Far North Spirits, near Hallock, Minn., with her husband, Michael Swanson. The h...
1/22/14 at 5:13 PM Society of Physics Students named “Distinguished SPS Chapter” 12/6/13 at 2:52 PM
MSUM Construction Management Team Wins ASC Student Competition 11/25/13 at 11:56 AM
Bond project for rapidly growing Tioga school goes to vote Thursday
TIOGA, N.D. For elementary students in this rapidly growing town, their daily trip to the school lunchroom requires coordination and creativity. Students in eight classrooms bundle up every day and ...
1/14/14 at 1:15 AM Tioga superintendent resigns after bringing gun to school 10/10/13 at 12:39 AM
Faces of the Boom: They came for the football, stayed for the jobs 9/29/13 at 12:36 AM
Ashten Breker, former scholarship recipient, joins DVEC staff
The winner of Dakota Valley Electrics 2007 scholarship is now employed with the cooperative. Ashten Breker, originally of Havana, is Northern Plains & Dakota Valley Electrics new system engineer...
12/24/13 at 9:37 AM THIS JUST IN! DVEC to offer free trip to D.C.!! 12/16/13 at 11:54 AM