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  • April 26th, 2017

    Airdate: April 26, 2017

    People gathered for March for Science demonstrations across the country. Karishma Desai spoke to scientists and community members at the South Bend March for Science. Karishma also attends the La Port... (Show More)

    People gathered for March for Science demonstrations across the country. Karishma Desai spoke to scientists and community members at the South Bend March for Science. Karishma also attends the La Porte High School's One-to-World Initiative Kickoff where teachers received Chromebooks. The Lifelong Learning Institute of Elkhart County offers stimulating courses for senior citizens. Monica Murphy, speaks with participants about the benefits of lifelong learning. Monica also visits Northside Child Development Center to learn about trainings for school readiness.

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    • Understanding School Readiness

      Northside Child Development Center partners with the Great Start Collaborative of Berrien County, Berrien Community Foundation, and the Childcare resource center to train childcare providers. Provider... (Show More)

      Northside Child Development Center partners with the Great Start Collaborative of Berrien County, Berrien Community Foundation, and the Childcare resource center to train childcare providers. Providers say it's helped them grow professionally.

      • Tracey Brewer

        Tracey Brewer shares how the trainings offered at Northside Child Development Center have helped her... (Show More)

        Tracey Brewer shares how the trainings offered at Northside Child Development Center have helped her grow professionally.

  • December 28th, 2016

    Airdate: December 28, 2016

    This week we revisit Harrison Primary Center in South Bend, Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College in Warsaw, Indiana and Five Star Life in Dowagiac, Michigan.

    This week we revisit Harrison Primary Center in South Bend, Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College in Warsaw, Indiana and Five Star Life in Dowagiac, Michigan.

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    • Five Star Life

      Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, studen... (Show More)

      Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, students receive character education, leadership development, improve their academics, and learn to refocus and tackle obstacles.

      • Kameli Eslick

        Kameli Eslick, who is a part of the Five Star Life program, discusses her experience and how this pr... (Show More)

        Kameli Eslick, who is a part of the Five Star Life program, discusses her experience and how this program has enriched her life.

      • Seth Maust

        Seth Maust discusses Five Star Life and says it is now benefiting students around the country.

        Seth Maust discusses Five Star Life and says it is now benefiting students around the country.

      • Jorge Benitez

        Jorge Benitez has improved his grades and attitude since joining Five Star Life.

        Jorge Benitez has improved his grades and attitude since joining Five Star Life.

      • Matt Severin

        Matt Severin shares that Five Star Life is the type of program his school needs and believes fully i... (Show More)

        Matt Severin shares that Five Star Life is the type of program his school needs and believes fully in the mission

      • Pat O'Keefe

        Pat O'Keefe says that students benefit from coaches especially when dealing with the difficulties of... (Show More)

        Pat O'Keefe says that students benefit from coaches especially when dealing with the difficulties of life. His involvement in Five Star Life has also impacted him personally.

      • Carmen Garcia

        For any parent, it is always empowering when they see his or her child thriving. Carmen Garcia, a Fi... (Show More)

        For any parent, it is always empowering when they see his or her child thriving. Carmen Garcia, a Five Star parent, says that she has seen tremendous growth in her child. He now loves his life!

      • Five Star Life

        Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands ... (Show More)

        Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, students receive character education, leadership development, improve their academics, and learn to refocus and tackle obstacles.

  • November 30th, 2016

    Airdate: November 30, 2016

    This week we learn about the Five Star Life program at Dowagiac Middle School, and the Drum2Change program in Elkhart, Indiana. Both programs are raising the bar for students’ success. We also hear ... (Show More)

    This week we learn about the Five Star Life program at Dowagiac Middle School, and the Drum2Change program in Elkhart, Indiana. Both programs are raising the bar for students’ success. We also hear from Dr. Kenneth Spells, the new superintendent of the South Bend Community Schools Corporation.

    Matching Clips in this episode:
    • Five Star Life

      Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, studen... (Show More)

      Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, students receive character education, leadership development, improve their academics, and learn to refocus and tackle obstacles.

      • Carmen Garcia

        For any parent, it is always empowering when they see his or her child thriving. Carmen Garcia, a Fi... (Show More)

        For any parent, it is always empowering when they see his or her child thriving. Carmen Garcia, a Five Star parent, says that she has seen tremendous growth in her child. He now loves his life!

      • Seth Maust

        Seth Maust discusses Five Star Life and says it is now benefiting students around the country.

        Seth Maust discusses Five Star Life and says it is now benefiting students around the country.

      • Jorge Benitez

        Jorge Benitez has improved his grades and attitude since joining Five Star Life.

        Jorge Benitez has improved his grades and attitude since joining Five Star Life.

      • Matt Severin

        Matt Severin shares that Five Star Life is the type of program his school needs and believes fully i... (Show More)

        Matt Severin shares that Five Star Life is the type of program his school needs and believes fully in the mission

      • Pat O'Keefe

        Pat O'Keefe says that students benefit from coaches especially when dealing with the difficulties of... (Show More)

        Pat O'Keefe says that students benefit from coaches especially when dealing with the difficulties of life. His involvement in Five Star Life has also impacted him personally.

      • Five Star Life

        Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands ... (Show More)

        Five Star Life started in 2005, and is now in school districts across the nation, serving thousands of students. Through the use of curriculum, intentional mentoring, and experiential learning, students receive character education, leadership development, improve their academics, and learn to refocus and tackle obstacles.

    • Drum2Change

      Students in the Drum2Change program perform in a group called “Roots of Rhythm.” This program, based on the World Music Drumming curriculum, aligns lessons with the national education standards fo... (Show More)

      Students in the Drum2Change program perform in a group called “Roots of Rhythm.” This program, based on the World Music Drumming curriculum, aligns lessons with the national education standards for music. Engaging in music fosters teamwork, responsibility, goal setting, and improves focus.

      • Kameli Eslick

        Kameli Eslick, who is a part of the Five Star Life program, discusses her experience and how this pr... (Show More)

        Kameli Eslick, who is a part of the Five Star Life program, discusses her experience and how this program has enriched her life.