- Tuesday, October 5, 2010
- Education In Brief: 10/05/2010
- Education Newsmakers: 10/05/2010
- Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Preschool has been 'co-operating' for 40 years
For four decades, the Traverse City Cooperative Preschool has promoted play and learning. The preschool will celebrate those 40 years with a gathering of alumni, parents and students.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Blocks in kindergarten
Q: They said blocks and dramatic play were not appropriate in my son's kindergarten, and were planning to remove them. Did the Michigan Department of Education say these things don't belong?Continued ...
Education In Brief: 09/28/2010
Central's debate team competes; Class of '61 reunion planning continues; Strings Program starts new season; Leland Schools host Farmer's Market; Puzzle sale benefits Library Friends; and moreContinued ...
- Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Transition to middle school can be tricky
Transitioning to middle school is hard. Kids go from being big-shot fifth-graders in a school where they knew everyone, to being pip-squeak sixth-graders in a school where they don't know anyone.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: All-day Kindergarten?
Dear readers: Starting last summer people started to ask me, "What do you think about all-day kindergarten?" Here's my answer, but this is only the first of several kindergarten questions asked of me.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 09/21/2010
Education In Brief: 09/21/2010
Capture your life stories on paper; Otsego Co. school retirees meet; Susan Ager is luncheon speaker; PEO chapter will present style show; Cheer Team offers Junior Pom Clinic; plus more.Continued ...
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
New major lets students study many subjects
Dance? Choir? Viola? Media arts? When it came to choosing a major at Interlochen Arts Academy, Kelli Brush didn't want to focus on just one arts discipline. Instead she decided to explore them all as a Comparative Arts Major.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Kindergarten taught at home
Q: My son is a kindergartener going to a public school for the first time. He has completely changed his personality and attitude about school and learning. He is unhappy, cries, and often lashes out, saying he hates school and wishes he could stay home. What should we do?Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 09/14/2010
- Education In Brief: 09/14/2010
- Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Education In Brief: 09/07/2010
Celebration signals new turf completion; Show spotlights classic cars, 4x4s; Hunter safety course for students; Leelanau school retirees meet; International Affairs Forum starts season; Families invited to have fun in the park.Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 09/07/2010
- Tuesday, August 31, 2010
To The Rescue: Eatery offers school lunches
It’s a school day. You’re running late and you forgot to pack your kids’ lunches. It’s a dilemma Kelli Johnson is all too familiar with as a mother of three. And one she wants to help other on-the-go parents solve.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Online safety early on
Q: Our children are only 3 and 5. We have a personal computer and we do searches, use e-mail and write letters, but are not into chat rooms. We are already afraid that our kids will know more than we do about the computer in a few years. How are we going to protect them from the dangers of email from strangers and bad chat rooms?Continued ...
- Education Newsmakers: 08/31/2010
Education In Brief: 08/31/2010
Manufacturing center adds counties; Deadline Sept. 9 for registration; Westwoods now grade 'looping'; Preschool story time set for SeptemberContinued ...
NMC summer dean's list
The students listed below have been named to the Dean's List for Summer Semester 2010 at Northwestern Michigan College.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Camo is big for back-to-school clothes
Camouflage is one thing you can't hide from this back-to-school season. The print has been growing in popularity for kids over the past few years, and that only increases as designers and manufacturers develop new color combinations — for boys and girls — and find new trendy places to put it.Continued ...
Ask Evelyn: Teens need you in touch
Maintaining a positive and open attitude is your most important asset as a parent of teens, but it's tough to do consistently, particularly during conflicts.Continued ...
Education in Brief: 08/24/2010
Mesick orientation and enrollment; WSCC offers 'drop-in' orientation; Families sought for exchange students.Continued ...
Education Newsmakers: 08/24/2010
The following local students recently graduated from Ferris State University, Kendall College of Art and Design, and the College of Professional and Technological Studies.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Kids aging out of foster care get help
Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan is raising funds through its 21st annual Brown Bag Campaign to meet the needs of children in foster care not met by the system and raise awareness about foster care in the area.Continued ...