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  • Elkhart Community School Corporation

    November 2, 2016 Elkhart Community School Corporation, Elkhart, Indiana

    Elkhart Community Schools has a new plan to help students achieve academic success. The most controversial part of this plan is the merging of Elkhart Memorial and Elkhart Central High schools. Following a public forum last week with over 20 voices from the community, the plan was approved to move forward by a vote of 6-1.

  • Drum2Change

    November 30, 2016 Drum2Change, Elkhart, Indiana

    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.

  • Dawn Ashton

    November 30, 2016 Drum2Change, Elkhart, Indiana

    Dawn Ashton explains the Drum2Change program and its benefit on students’ success and overall development.

  • Janessa Jackson

    November 30, 2016 Drum2Change, Elkhart, Indiana

    Janessa Jackson, participant in Drum2Change at Hawthorne Elementary School, explains how food is incorporated into music.

  • Aaron Fabian

    November 30, 2016 Drum2Change, Elkhart, Indiana

    Aaron Fabian, participant in Drum2Change at Hawthorne Elementary School, explains that this program has helped him become more focused.

  • Leo Castro

    November 30, 2016 Drum2Change, Elkhart, Indiana

    Leo Castro, participant in Drum2Change at Hawthorne Elementary School, discusses how the Drum2Change program has impacted his life.

  • Katherine Manzanares

    December 7, 2016 Roosevelt STEAM Academy, Elkhart, Indiana

    Katherine Manzanares, at Roosevelt STEAM Academy, says that she enjoys learning music.

  • Tessa Sutton

    December 7, 2016 Roosevelt STEAM Academy, Elkhart, Indiana

    Tessa Sutton, at Roosevelt STEAM Academy, explains STEAM and why Roosevelt is musically focused.

  • Chris Beyer

    December 7, 2016 Roosevelt STEAM Academy, Elkhart, Indiana

    Chris Beyer, at Roosevelt STEAM Academy, discusses the discipline of music and the improvements she has seen in her student.

  • Nathan Geise

    December 7, 2016 Roosevelt STEAM Academy, Elkhart, Indiana

    Nathan Geise, at Roosevelt STEAM Academy, says that a STEAM education provides students with a hands-on approach to learning and improves focus.