The Manhattan-Ogden School District will be changing the way elementary school students are graded starting with the 2022-23 school year. During the school board meeting Oct. 6, director of elementary education Lucas Shivers said the district will be transitioning away from the traditional A through F grading system to what’s called “standards grading.” With standards grading, students’ progress will be reported on a four-point scale that describes how they are performing in relation to state education standards. All K-5 students will receive numbers, 1 through 4, on their report cards indicating their proficiency in a subject.
Every Thursday, a group of students and religious leaders gather on the chapel’s front lawn for the Multifaith Community’s weekly lunch. Originally called the Multifaith Student Council, the group was founded by Victor Kazanjian, the previous dean of Intercultural Education and Religious and Spiritual Life. He founded the group as part of his “Beyond Tolerance” program, centered around creating genuine religious pluralism at Wellesley.
Going into the 2021/2022 school year there were many unknowns once again and a month in, MCI Principal Kyle McKinstry is quite pleased. "We've had a few bumps along the way but we have a great staff and student body. The kind and caring staff put the learning goals and interests of their students first so things have been running rather smoothly."
LNP file When: Hempfield school board meeting, Oct. 12. What happened: The student council kept the board up to date with student activities and mentioned recent bathroom closures within the school district. Why it’s important: Because of a trending challenge named the “devious lick” on the social media platform TikTok, school bathrooms are being...
Ridgway cross country head coach Holly Morelli and senior runner Adria Magnusson have a special bond. The coach talked about the multi-talented student athlete following Tuesday’s Senior Day meet at the FSG Elementary School course. "Adria's been with me for a long time, so I'm very close to her. I...
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BELOIT- Gavin Clay, a 13-year old West Branch student, has been recognized as a Disney Magic Maker for his dedication to supporting St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Clay began his campaign to raise funds for St. Baldrick’s Foundation three years ago when his Louisville classmate DJ Patterson was diagnosed with Ewig’s Sarcoma.
MACOMB – Avery Rexroat, the daughter of Briana and Matthew Rexroat, has been named the MidAmerica National Bank Senior of the Month for October 2021. Avery is very involved at school as Vice President of her class. She plays on the volleyball and softball teams, is a member of Student Council, MYLO (Macomb Youth Leadership Organization), the Ecology Club and the National Honor Society.
BYRON, Minn.- Byron students and Olmsted County Sheriff's Office are teaming up. Students from the high school and middle school student councils will be working with school resource officer Tom Olson to create positive monthly TikTok challenges. The idea comes after a recent social media trend that encourages students to...
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda visited sixth-graders at Newhall Elementary School to discuss his journey to public service and the power of representation. “I get to talk to and inspire, and hopefully influence young people,” Miranda said. “When I was growing up, I didn’t...
“They can cut a check for making sure that there are no rats down in your cafe!” screamed a Howard University student protester to a crowd of hundreds of students on Wednesday afternoon. The speech was made during a second day of a student-led sit-in at the Washington D.C.-based HBCU...
The Graduate Student Council will host an Anti-Ism Hour, a monthly happy hour event for students to come together. This will be a safe space for all graduate students from all programs (and especially those belonging to underrepresented groups) to meet one another, de-stress and speak on issues they care about.
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VERMILLION, S.D. —With a few minutes left at a Thursday, Oct. 15, campus meeting, state Board of Regents Executive Director Brian Maher gave University of South Dakota students an opportunity to ask any question under the sun. And they had questions. One student after another stood to question — often...