ACS students win over a dozen awards in technology fair |

Alexander City Schools students earned top honors on Tuesday, April 19, for their participation in a regional technology fair held earlier this year. During a board of education meeting, students received certificates and medals for their exceptional inventions during the Alabama Consortium for Technology in Education Region 9 fair. The Region 9 district encompasses school … Read more

ACS students win over a dozen awards in technology fair | National News

Alexander City Schools students earned top honors on Tuesday, April 19, for their participation in a regional technology fair held earlier this year. During a board of education meeting, students received certificates and medals for their exceptional inventions during the Alabama Consortium for Technology in Education Region 9 fair. The Region 9 district encompasses school … Read more

ACS students win over a dozen awards in technology fair | Alexander City

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Northeast State students shine at SkillsUSA state competition | News

BLOUNTVILLE — A Northeast Tennessee instructor of engineering and architecture has once again seen his students lots of success in state Skills achieveUSA competition, held from April 10-13 in Chattanooga. But there is one significant difference from the past several years of state-level success. This year, instructor Daniel Arnett was encouraging and motivating college students … Read more

In the pandemic, many Richmond area families have opted for homeschooling | Latest News

BY JESS NOCERA, SEAN MCGOEY AND SABRINA MORENO Richmond Times-Dispatch When Delilah Alexander of Henrico County, and her son, Jennings Caldwell, joined the Richmond Homeschool Collective this past fall, homeschooling was not new to them. While Alexander has always homeschooled her son, 17, she’s met families through the collective who began their homeschooling journey because … Read more

Grant prepares Eastern Kentucky students for the modern workforce | News

Submitted photos Local students have recently been participating in a program called “Tough as Nails, Nimble Fingers: Developing a K-8 Coding Pathway for Kentucky Appalachia” intended to help them learn about the jobs of the present and future and the skills necessary for those jobs. Educators, researchers and leaders in the business sector are working … Read more

Salamanca, Gowanda students excel in STEP Activity Day | News

GOWANDA — Students from Gowanda and Salamanca City central school districts spent March 12 participating in the Science and Technology Entry Program’s (STEP) Activity Day held in the science and technology classrooms at Gowanda High School. Four immersive, hands-on sessions on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) were the focus of the day for more … Read more

Union College professor offering free introductory piano lessons | Local News

BARBOURVILLE — An assistant music professor at Union College is now offering free introductory piano lessons to elementary, middle and high school students in the area. Dr. Yukiko Fujimura, a Union College Assistant Professor of Music, began playing the piano at just 3 years old growing up in Kanagawa, Japan, following in the footsteps of … Read more

We need to make sure the lessons of the Holocaust outlive the last survivors | Seattle Times

“What’s the difference between a Jew and a Boy Scout?” a friend asked, with a broad grin on his face, as I sat down in my seventh grade science class. “The Boy Scout comes back from camp!” He and everyone else at my table burst out laughing. Did my classmates even know what they were … Read more

FFA officers take lessons learned out to the world | News

Founded in 1928 by a group of young farmers whose aim was to prepare future generations to feed the nation’s growing population, FFA has evolved into an organization that prepares youth for success in agriculture and leadership. Minnesota currently has 13,894 FFA members and 218 agricultural education programs across the state. The pride in FFA … Read more