• May 25th, 2022 Episode #635

    This week's highlight episode features Soup of Success, the value of hosting foreign exchange high school students and an after school English learning program at La Casa de Amistad. We also highlight an elementary project called Poptoc, Girls Ambitious about Learning Science, Brookview Montessori and Super Science Saturdays.

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  • May 18th, 2022 Episode #634

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    1. Brilla

      La Casa de Amistad in South Bend is doing its part to provide students with some of the extra help they may need. Primarily focused on ELL students, Brilla is an after school program where kids can get the one-on-one attention they need to make sure they succeed in their daily school lives.        

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    2. Whirlpool Earn and Learn

      Students at Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor are able to get hands on training and earn a wage while still going to school. The Whirlpool Earn and Learn program matches up those students with local business partners for a summer internship that can even lead to future employment.

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  • May 11th, 2022 Episode #633

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    1. Peptoc

      Everyone knows what it feels like to need a quick pick me up. Instead of reaching for a cup of coffee, pick up the phone and dial the Peptoc Hotline. The students of West Side Elementary School in Healdsburg, California along with their art teachers created a series of pep talks geared towards making callers feel better and ready to face whatever challenges comes their way.

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    2. The Medieval Institute at University of Notre Dame

      Many of the institutions and ideas of the modern day can trace their roots back to the middle ages. A partnership between The Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame and John Adams High School is helping to bring history alive. We take a look at some of the ways those high school students have been able to learn the lasting impressions the middle ages have made.

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    3. Foreign Exchange Programs

      Becoming a foreign exchange student is an opportunity to learn about a new culture by attending high school or college in a foreign country. Becoming a student host is an opportunity for parents to welcome those students into their own home and provide a family experience for those students. The experience enriches the students and families.

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    4. Soup of Success

      Soup of Success is an intensive 20-week educational program which addresses the whole woman - mentally, physically, and spiritually. Empowerment is at the core of this Elkhart program which helps participants find their voices, discover their direction, establish their goals, and overcome obstacles.        

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