Preparing Students for Leadership

Preparing students for leadership is the aim of a summer academy which focuses on developing empathy in students entering middle school. 24 children preparing for middle school were guided by staff of the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education...

Developing Student Leadership

The goal of developing student leadership at Cox Middle School in Columbia, Tennessee is making progress with a year long program “The Leader in Me,” based on Stephen Covey’s bestselling 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. When Dr. Timm Webb,...

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program

Outstanding 7th grade students with financial need can apply from now until April 5 for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program, which is the largest high school scholarship and educational support program in the United States. Students from around the...

Sixth Graders Head to Middle School Camp

Before the start of school, sixth graders head to middle school camp, so they can learn about the unity of their new school. Every year, the Seward Middle School camp happens for three days, and Bruce Dickenson has looked forward to keeping up with 100 sixth graders...

Model Classroom Offers a Preview of Things to Come

A junior high school is getting new classrooms in a new building, and a model classroom offers a preview of things to come. The model classroom space is installed in the library, and is available more than a year before the new intermediate elementary school will...