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Three Davies seniors receive scholarships
Three Davies High School seniors have been recently honored with scholarships to assist them in their college pursuits for the 2013-14 academic year. Anjali Lall has been presented with the PEO STAR ...
5/23/13 at 2:38 PM A change of direction 5/23/13 at 10:00 AM
Davies educator honored for work with visually impaired 5/20/13 at 2:53 PM
faith & family fridays: this is the church
The other day, I found the Church in my mail. Not email, but the snail-mail variety -- old school. The envelope was hidden among the pile of mostly junk, and since it bore the return label of our kid...
5/10/13 at 12:08 AM faith fridays: catholic schools week (one kindergartener coming right up!) 2/4/10 at 6:08 PM
Deception, Deceit, Dishonesty -- Is This Our 3-D World?
You younger women -- under 35 -- may find this odd, but not so many years ago, a married woman did not appear on a credit card account as a real person. As the wife of her husband, she was presumab...
5/1/13 at 1:53 PM
Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Almost 1 million Minnesotans would receive larger property tax refunds, or their first refunds, under a House Democratic proposal. Rep. Jim Davnie, DFL-Minneapolis...
4/3/13 at 10:03 AM 'We need to do better job of securing kids' 12/14/12 at 6:56 PM
Legislative notebook: House OKs tougher synthetic drugs penalties 3/28/12 at 10:58 PM
So You're Moving to BoomTown, USA... Now What?
You hear about oilfield boomtowns everywhere in the media, some outlets even going so far as to compare them to a modern-day Wild West. The thought of actually moving to one of these towns can be daun...
3/4/13 at 1:42 PM
North Dakota Legislators - did you have sex before marriage?
I was unaware that North Dakota legislators put a law in place in 2011 (that became effective in July 2012) that requires K-12 schools in North Dakota to include in sexual health curriculum "instructi...
1/17/13 at 11:38 PM
Wallbangers wheelchair basketball practices return to Grand Forks
NDADs Wallbangers wheelchair basketball program practices have returned to Grand Forks after years of practices held in Crookston, Minn., nearly a half hours drive to the southeast. NDAD is now holdi...
10/18/12 at 8:59 AM
UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list
UND has once again been listed by Victory Media to the Military Friendly Schools list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools i...
10/16/12 at 10:10 AM UND again listed among greenest schools in USA 4/17/12 at 3:48 PM
UND one of top 12 nonprofit online schools in the nation 3/19/12 at 1:22 PM
Afterschool Theatre Program Comes Alive!
First published 10/4/2012 in the Fargo Public School's electronic newsletter, The Journey Written by Tim Morrissey Two groups of Kennedy Elementary students are getting ready to debut the latest perf...
10/4/12 at 12:26 PM Trollwood/Bluestem Vision articulated by TPAS Co-Founder 6/18/12 at 11:15 AM
Fargo Public Schools committed to Trollwood 5/8/12 at 4:12 PM
Opening day enrollment numbers increase for Moorhead Area Public Schools
Moorhead Area Public Schools had 5,664 students in grades K-12 report for school this morning. This is 301 more students than were enrolled last spring and 201 students more than last years opening en...
9/4/12 at 3:39 PM Moorhead elementary schools make dramatic gains in new state ratings 8/31/12 at 3:40 PM
District partners with educational entities to form ESTEEM Consortium 1/30/12 at 4:34 PM
Getting your school news published the easy way - Areavoices Digest #87
It's close to that time. Some kids are chomping at bit, others are looking longingly at the backyard pool wondering where their summer went. Either way, it's inevitable. Over the next couple of days (...
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Willmar Schools, Diversity, and my Experiences as a Substitute Teacher
There was a recent article (OK, probably a month ago) in the West Central Tribune about the status of Willmar's elementary schools according to standardized tests. Our schools were among Minnesota's l...
6/14/12 at 12:35 PM
Graduation: Online School Style
It is June in Minnesota. This means that weekends are filled predominately with fishing, graduations, and graduation parties. For the past nine years, I have worked at Minnesota high schools which me...
6/11/12 at 8:30 AM Charter Schools: Serving Those Left Behind 3/14/12 at 5:30 AM
Online Education: A Brief Thought 1/5/12 at 7:30 AM
The question I still cannot get out of my head is: "What if teaching kitchens were as common as computer labs?" We do however have a solution, by creating a Kitchen Kid Curriculum that organizations ...
5/30/12 at 11:40 AM
Confidence: Its often the only thing separating success from failure. Its also an asset that tends to accumulate in a person, so those that have been around longer have a greater potential to have c...
4/22/12 at 3:56 PM