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  • March 22nd, 2017

    Airdate: March 22, 2017

    This week we speak with Mayor Pete Buttigieg as well as, the South Bend Youth Task Force and attend the Head Start sign up fair in South Bend. We also attend a surprise celebration at Walt Disney Elem... (Show More)

    This week we speak with Mayor Pete Buttigieg as well as, the South Bend Youth Task Force and attend the Head Start sign up fair in South Bend. We also attend a surprise celebration at Walt Disney Elementary School in Mishawaka and visit the youth art exhibit at the Midwest Museum of American Art in Elkhart.

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    • Walt Disney Elementary School

      Using her love for baseball and the Cubs, teacher Jodi Cramer found a creative way to motivate students to do well on ISTEP. Students took initiative, set goals, were team players, and knocked ISTEP o... (Show More)

      Using her love for baseball and the Cubs, teacher Jodi Cramer found a creative way to motivate students to do well on ISTEP. Students took initiative, set goals, were team players, and knocked ISTEP out of the park.

      • Jodi Cramer

        Using her love for baseball and the Cubs, teacher Jodi Cramer found a creative way to motivate stude... (Show More)

        Using her love for baseball and the Cubs, teacher Jodi Cramer found a creative way to motivate students to do well on ISTEP. Students took initiative, set goals, were team players, and knocked ISTEP out of the park

      • Alayah Turner

        Fourth graders at Walt Disney Elementary School in Mishawaka, Indiana, reap the benefits of hard wor... (Show More)

        Fourth graders at Walt Disney Elementary School in Mishawaka, Indiana, reap the benefits of hard work after receiving an opportunity of a lifetime

      • Alexah Ward

        Fourth graders at Walt Disney Elementary School in Mishawaka, Indiana, reap the benefits of hard wor... (Show More)

        Fourth graders at Walt Disney Elementary School in Mishawaka, Indiana, reap the benefits of hard work after receiving an opportunity of a lifetime

  • February 8th, 2017

    Airdate: February 8, 2017

    Many educators and organizations help prepare students for career readiness and success. This week we meet author and expert, Hans Meeder, at a luncheon in South Bend, Indiana. We also visit the VEX R... (Show More)

    Many educators and organizations help prepare students for career readiness and success. This week we meet author and expert, Hans Meeder, at a luncheon in South Bend, Indiana. We also visit the VEX Robotics Tournament at Plymouth High School, and the Dekko Foundation in Kendallville, Indiana.

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    • VEX Robotics Competition

      Plymouth High School hosts the school’s second VEX Robotics Tournament. Reporter, Monica Murphy, catches up with teachers and students to learn more. For more information visit: (Show More)

      Plymouth High School hosts the school’s second VEX Robotics Tournament. Reporter, Monica Murphy, catches up with teachers and students to learn more. For more information visit: http://www.vexrobotics.com/competition/ Also check out information at Robotics Education and Competition Foundation: http://www.roboticseducation.org

      • Kevin Murphy

        Kevin Murphy enjoys competing in the robotics program. His team has worked hard to prepare for this ... (Show More)

        Kevin Murphy enjoys competing in the robotics program. His team has worked hard to prepare for this competition.

      • Norah Williamson

        Norah Williamson is competing in the robotics tournament. She shares her experience with us.

        Norah Williamson is competing in the robotics tournament. She shares her experience with us.

      • Guiseppe Nania

        Guiseppe Nania is a student competing in the robotics competition. He talks to us about his experien... (Show More)

        Guiseppe Nania is a student competing in the robotics competition. He talks to us about his experience and the value of teamwork.

  • December 14th, 2016

    Airdate: December 14, 2016

    Last week we spoke with schools about the STEAM and STEM programs. This week we highlight a nonprofit, OrthoWorx, who supports STEM-focused approaches to learning. We also visit the “Success Starts ... (Show More)

    Last week we spoke with schools about the STEAM and STEM programs. This week we highlight a nonprofit, OrthoWorx, who supports STEM-focused approaches to learning. We also visit the “Success Starts Early” seminar in South Bend, Indiana, the Berrien County Health Department, and we covered a special event at Grissom Middle School.

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    • Grissom Middle School

      We were at Grissom Middle School, in Mishawaka, IN, for a student celebration. Grissom Middle School Principal, Nathan Boyd, recently won the 2016 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year award by ... (Show More)

      We were at Grissom Middle School, in Mishawaka, IN, for a student celebration. Grissom Middle School Principal, Nathan Boyd, recently won the 2016 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year award by the Indiana Association of School Principals. This is the highest award in the state of Indiana.

      • Madison Hughes

        Madison Hughes, at Grissom Middle School, talks about the surprise celebration for Principal, Nathan... (Show More)

        Madison Hughes, at Grissom Middle School, talks about the surprise celebration for Principal, Nathan Boyd, and his influence in the school.

      • Madelyn Huffman

        Madelyn Huffman, at Grissom Middle School, shares being inspired by the leadership of Nathan Boyd.

        Madelyn Huffman, at Grissom Middle School, shares being inspired by the leadership of Nathan Boyd.

      • Nathan Boyd

        Nathan Boyd, at Grissom Middle School, was named 2016 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year.

        Nathan Boyd, at Grissom Middle School, was named 2016 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year.

  • November 2nd, 2016

    Airdate: November 2, 2016

    This edition focuses on the five-year strategic plan for Elkhart Community Schools, Blue Ribbon Schools, and the Hanson Technology Center.

    This edition focuses on the five-year strategic plan for Elkhart Community Schools, Blue Ribbon Schools, and the Hanson Technology Center.

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    • Blue Ribbon Schools

      The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private schools based on their overall academic excellence or on their progress in closing achievement gaps. To qualify for application, ... (Show More)

      The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private schools based on their overall academic excellence or on their progress in closing achievement gaps. To qualify for application, schools must be in the top 15% of statewide testing scores. We spoke with educators and students at Meadow's Edge Elementary School, Prairie Vista Elementary School, and Saint Pius X Catholic School.

      • Sharon Obert

        Sharon Obert, teacher at Meadow’s Edge, speaks out about the supportive community and how students... (Show More)

        Sharon Obert, teacher at Meadow’s Edge, speaks out about the supportive community and how students are thriving in the classroom.

      • Jason Snyder

        A perception exists that schools that win the Blue Ribbon Award or other achievements are those with... (Show More)

        A perception exists that schools that win the Blue Ribbon Award or other achievements are those with resources and funding. However, we learned from Jason Snyder, principal at Meadow’s Edge Elementary School, that this is not always the case.

      • Vincent Muriithi

        Student, Vincent Muriithi, says that the teachers at Meadow's Edge Elementary School care about them... (Show More)

        Student, Vincent Muriithi, says that the teachers at Meadow's Edge Elementary School care about them.