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Helping Kids Understand Pearl Harbor Day
December 7 is Pearl Harbor Day. Here is a great resource guide I found on the http://www.nps.govwebsite. Itwas especially designed to help younger kids learn about Pearl Harbor and was published by t...
12/6/13 at 3:46 PM 2013 Teacher Resource Guide for Veterans Day 11/8/13 at 10:08 AM
Halloween Word Search 10/31/13 at 1:39 PM
I Must Apologize
Recently I posted my views on the School Levy and shared my desire that both pass to improve the quality of the schools and this city. It was my feeling there was no need to vote on these issues and t...
11/28/13 at 1:00 AM Build Your Own School 10/19/13 at 9:33 PM
Why Are We Voting? 10/10/13 at 1:41 AM
The Princeton Review names UND College of Business among the best
Featured in publications 2014 edition of Best 295 Business Schools The University of North Dakota College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA) has once again been named an outstanding busine...
11/1/13 at 10:50 AM UND Teaching & Learning student, law faculty member honored with ‘Best Research Paper’ at international conference 7/29/13 at 3:28 PM
UND again named to ‘Military Friendly Schools’ list 10/16/12 at 9:10 AM
Property tax decreases predicted in Grand Forks
Preliminary calculations from the Grand Forks County auditors office are forecasting a decrease in property taxes this year for Grand Forks city residents. If a propertys value stays the same, its ow...
10/28/13 at 8:34 PM Grand Forks’ first school officer retires 10/17/13 at 6:31 AM
County: Grand Forks schools can levy tax for buildings 10/16/13 at 6:32 AM
Education Is Bigger Than Schools
Enjoy this piece on educational philosophy by guest contributor, Joseph Preesh. Growing up and going to school is such a ubiquitous part of Americana that we hardly even think about the subjects learn...
10/28/13 at 7:34 AM Is Homeschooling Better? 10/21/13 at 7:19 AM
Elementary Teachers 1948-1949
School started this week! It is quieter here at the museum without children visiting. We wish all the school kids a great school year! If you can read this Thank a Teacher! Teachers at the Park Rapi...
9/5/13 at 2:34 PM
Conscious Discipline: A multidisciplinary approach to address behavior
Join us for a one day conference on Conscious Discipline: A multidisciplinary approachtoaddress behavior. The Conscious Discipline approach supports brain research to develop personal disciplin...
8/28/13 at 8:20 AM Grand Forks Public Schools 2013-2014 Calendar 8/11/13 at 6:50 PM
10 "Must Have" Items on Your Back-to-School List 8/6/13 at 6:42 PM
Notebook: Schools benefit from more higher state revenue
By Don Davis Minnesota schools will get $463 million more because state revenues are that much higher than expected. A Wednesday report from Minnesota Management and Budget showed personal income tax ...
7/11/13 at 9:01 AM Legislative notebook: House DFL wants $250 million in property tax relief 4/3/13 at 9:03 AM
'We need to do better job of securing kids' 12/14/12 at 5:56 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...
5/9/13 at 11:08 PM faith fridays: catholic schools week (one kindergartener coming right up!) 2/4/10 at 5:08 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 12:42 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 10:38 PM
Talking To Kids About School Violence
With the recent school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut both adults and children are aware and thinking about violence at schools. We have heard many parents say they dont want to send their child to ...
12/19/12 at 1:42 PM
I want my Christmas back
First off, I write about Christmas because I want to share my beliefs with readers plus it is a good way to remind myself of what is important about this Holiday. There is nothing that will reinforce ...
12/2/12 at 6:01 AM
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 7:59 AM
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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