Students Fighting Urban Blight

Middle school students fighting urban blight recently completed a year long project for find new uses for blighted buildings and create new businesses and programs that would give neighborhoods renewed vitality. 12 year old Destiny Dupuy identified one problem...

Learning Empathy Through Student Projects

Seventh graders are developing a connection to their community, learning empathy through student projects that research important issues. At Somersworth Middle School, students are developing a connection to causes and developing concern for others. Seventh grade...

Challenge to Make a Difference

Thinking beyond the classroom and focusing on bigger issues has given middle school students a chance to answer the challenge to make a difference. At Kopachuck Middle School, Kelle Bryson assigned her eighth grade language arts class a multimedia project bringing...

Ending the School Year With Community Service

Middle school students are ending the school year with community service, in lieu of the usual end of year exams, in class movies, and turning in textbooks. In the process, they are learning new skills and developing new interests. There were 28 diifferent projects...