Summer Exercise

Information and activities are from Ann West’s NIE guide, “A Plan for All Seasons” distributed by the NIE Institute. Summer is a great time to get lots of exercise, which we all know is very good for our physical and mental health.  Even though exercise is good for us, we may often hear reports about problems…
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Warren-Alvarado-Oslo Students

Tuesday, May 15, 2012, the graphic design/advanced art students in grades 9-12 from Warren-Alvarado-Oslo School visited the Grand Forks Herald downtown office. The students learned how graphic design is used in the newspaper business.  The students and their teacher Trista Lund also planned on visiting the ND Museum of Art.

Proms, Graduations And Parties – Celebrate Responsibly

It’s that time of year again for proms, parties and graduations. Here is a guide that may be of interest to parents and teens. It is called, “Have the Time of Your Life: Celebrate Responsibly.” This guide was produced by KRP and distributed by the NIE Institute. Regardless of the occasion, the temptation to drink…
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Facebook And Internet Safety From Local Students

I received the monthly newsletter recently from Central High School in Grand Forks.  There was a great page with tips for parents and teens on Facebook and Internet safety from the Grand Forks Youth Commission.  I like this because it was created by local students.  There is also a list of of useful links at…
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Curious About “The Hunger Games”?

In case you haven’t gulped down the fast-paced books, here’s a primer on “The Hunger Games” to get you up to speed on everything from the main characters to the games and districts from McClatchy Tribune. Society as we know it has fallen and has been replaced by the authoritarian nation of Panem. Residents live…
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