Middle School Principal Revs Up Math Enrichment

An energetic middle school principal revs up math enrichment when he teaches a class.  York Middle School Principal David Williams is in constant motion, and enjoys engaging students He is a former science teacher who has joined with Assistant Principal Marie Soucy in...

Having Fun With Robotics

The time goes by fast when students are having fun with robotics. At Mountain Vista Middle School, students have only 30 minutes to enjoy engineering, math, and programming with a Linkbot, a Rubik’s cube sized robot. It’s a short period, so students...

Creative Scheduling for High School

Introducing new curriculum, intervention, and instruction that will soon be mandated has made creative scheduling for high school classes to be a necessity. In Cumberland County, the new AIR time program includes academic resources, one on one help, and...

After School Program Expands Learning Opportunities

A popular after school program expands learning opportunities for students and makes learning fun as well.  In the School District of Reedsburg, the popular program will continue to be available, thanks to a recent state grant. The Wisconsin Department of Public...

Longer School Days May Equal Better Grades

Recent studies have shown that longer school days may equal better grades, especially for students in poor neighborhoods.  Longer days can include more curriculum and areas of study, and they can also provide more stability to some students lives. Schools could use...