Golden Apple: Reading Buddies Unite With Books

It’s time for books, buddies and bonding. The cafeteria at Nevis Elementary was full of students and their reading buddies coming together with books. Volunteers from around the community spent 30 minutes with first graders for the Kinship Nevis Reading Buddies program. “For the...

Golden Apple: TrekNorth Students Give Back To The Community

In this week’s Golden Apple students demonstrate the positive impact they can have. Giving back to the community can be a good thing and it can also be fun. Haydee Clotter has the story.

Golden Apple: Local Farmers Visit Laporte School Gardeners

Behind Laporte Public Schools lie fresh fruits and greens ready for harvest, but today these little gardeners have a much tastier agenda. From maple syrup to pea shoots to kale pizza – local farmers brought out some homegrown produce for kids to try, to share new flavors...

Horace May Elementary Uses Individualized Reading Approach

Teachers and staff at Horace May Elementary in Bemidji teach students reading comprehension skills with an individualized approach. The ‘Reading Well by 3rd Grade’ initiative helps students with one on one resources, small group settings, and other programs. Back in...

Golden Apple: Class Launches Giant Balloon

Bemidji Middle School students spent weeks preparing for the big moment. Groups spent time coming up with ideas for what would be best to send into the air with a giant balloon. Their projects ranged from messing with plants to sending different types of eggs. A partnership with...

Golden Apple: BMS Science Fair

Middle school students were ready to show off research projects that took weeks of work. The annual science fair at Bemidji Middle School featured a gym full of project posterboards and other displays. Students were able to choose from 12 research categories, but had full...

Golden Apple: 8th Hour Program

A group of Park Rapids students in grades five, six and seven don’t run out the doors when their final period is over-they go to another classroom to hang out and learn about ways to stop bullying.

Golden Apple: Laporte Garden Harvest

Students were thrilled when the time came to harvest a garden they had planted months before. It was an effort that began in the spring, as community members, teachers and parents donated the items the school needed to begin planting seeds. It was the students who put a lot of...

Golden Apple: Kelliher Schools gets National Award

Kelliher Schools is nationally recognized with the bronze-level National Healthy Schools award from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation organization.

Golden Apple: Play Off the Page Theater Group

Go, Create, and Inspire that is the motto that Mary Aalgard encourages her young theater students to achieve. This season the students are creating their own play called “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way Home From School”. The Kids are using their imagination to put the play...

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