Lisbon Middle School Students complete school and community projects through unique team

Selected by anonymous essay… Lisbon Middle School Students complete school and community projects through unique team By Mattie Richardson-Schmitz It was about four years ago when Mrs. Schmit started teaching in Lisbon, and when she noticed that there weren’t very many extracurricular activities available to the middle school students besides sports. It sparked an idea. “I had been…

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New School Immunization Requirements January 1, 2018

Dear Parents: This letter is to inform you that beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the North Dakota Department of Health School Immunization Requirements have been updated to require a second dose of  meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) for students entering eleventh or twelfth grade. This means your current tenth or eleventh grade student will need proof…

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American Sign Language – Basic Classes Offered FREE starting January 16, 2018

  Interested in learning American Sign Language? The North Dakota School of the Deaf will be offering Basic Sign classes via ITV on Tuesdays starting January 16, 2018. Basic sign class Level I will meet from 4:00 to 4:50 and Level 2 will meet from 5:00 to 5:50 every Tuesday. Graduate credit is offered through Minot State University….

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North Dakota Students Remain at Risk for Health-Related Behaviors

North Dakota Students Remain at Risk for Health-Related Behaviors  State Youth Risk Survey Results Released BISMARCK, N.D., Dec. 5, 2017 — State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Tuesday that a newly published survey of North Dakota high school student health behavior revealed positive trends in several areas. “The results clearly show we are moving in the right…

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Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee 2017-2018

Dr. Steven L. Johnson is pleased to announce the selection of his new Student Advisory Committee. Students were selected based on their proven leadership skills by their student leadership advisors and principals. The purpose of the committee is for the superintendent to listen to our 7-12 students on learning, our school culture and our community support for…

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Why Early Childhood Education is so Important

Article from the Great Falls Tribune, published on October 28, 2017 You may be wondering what all the fuss is about child care, preschool and early childhood education. After all, education doesn’t really start until children enter kindergarten, right? Actually children start learning even before birth and can recognize their mother’s voice. A child’s brain…

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University of Nebraska Study: Strong Parent-Teacher Ties Drive Positive Outcomes for Rural Children

Full article posted on University of Nebraska Center For Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools When parents and teachers work together, student behavior improves, along with their academic and social skills, according to a recent CYFS study. Using the research-based program known as Teachers and Parents as Partners, the study examined how emphasis on…

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