For kids to enjoy reading, they need the books right for them. That means books they find interesting, at the right reading level, always nearby. That's why the Heritage Southwest Intermediate School District in Michigan has invested big by putting an entire library right inside each K-3 classroom.
Nearly 3000 eighth graders in Elkhart County recently saw what manufacturing jobs really look like. The annual event is called Manufacturing Days, where students get hands-on with exciting and unexpected career possibilities in their own backyard.
October 6th, 2021
Here's a sobering fact: children who have a family member dealing with addiction are four times more likely to become addicts themselves. That's why it's important to help these young people break that cycle. Where better to build coping skills and confidence... than camp? Camp Mariposa is a free weekend camp in St Joseph County where kids talk about addiction, trust each other, and have fun doing it.
You may have heard of Master Gardeners, but have you ever thought about becoming a Master Naturalist? This multi-week environmental education program connects learners with more than a dozen experts on Indiana's natural resources. After digging deep into everything from water to wildlife, these learners then become volunteer educators themselves.