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...

Using Minecraft to Teach Middle School History

Using Minecraft to teach middle school history has become a popular choice for teachers who wish to engage students in problem solving. “If it’s going to meet a kid where they are at as a student, I’m going to use it,” said social studies...

Mentoring Middle Schoolers

Peer mentoring middle schoolers is a very effective way to help younger students ease the transition from elementary school. Eighth graders can see the impact they have on fifth graders entering Glacier Creek Middle School in Cross Plains. The mentoring program they...