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Golden Apple: Local Athlete Turns Sports Passion Into Children’s Books

“So here it was time for the big game, and I had 999 points and we had a home game,” said Shelly Boyum-Breen, the author of “Shelly Bean the Sports Queen”....

Golden Apple: Laporte School Hosts Geography Bee

Quick! What’s the capital of Louisiana? If you guessed Baton Rouge, then you’re right. But that question is kindergarten level compared to some of the...

Golden Apple: Brainerd High School Students Learn About Local Trade Careers

“It gives these high school students an opportunity to just look at options past high school,” said Colleen Faacks, the Mid Minnesota Builders Association Chief...

Golden Apple: Laporte Teacher Wins State Award For Using Agriculture In Class

A science teacher from Laporte School has been recognized by the state of Minnesota for incorporating agriculture in her classroom. “It’s a little more work,...

Golden Apple: Metier Program Leads Pillager Students to Discovery

Metier is all about discovering yourself and being your own greatest version. “We have the students come in and they get to participate in activities where they get to...

Golden Apple: Staples-Motley Students Host Culinary Celebration

“It’s all about an exploratory, hands-on look at the culinary industry in the Brainerd Lakes Area,” said Staples-Motley High School Principal Mike Schmidt. The main...

Golden Apple: Creativity Festival Brings Fun To More Than 500 Students

25 schools from all over Northern Minnesota were on the Bemidji State University campus for the Annual Creativity Festival. The event has been going on for close to 20...

Golden Apple: Pequot Lakes Middle School Incorporates REACH Program

The REACH program is all about strengthening student motivation through relationships, effort, aspirations, cognition and heart. “It’s a lot more than MCA scores, GPA and...

Golden Apple: Students Learn Lego Robotics At Baxter Elementary

It’s a lesson in programming that gets the students thinking about the process of engineering. “Giving them that chance to just tinker, play around, watching a video,...

Golden Apple: J.W. Smith Elementary Celebrates Season With Christmas Concert

4th and 5th graders at J.W. Elementary School in Bemidji decked out some holiday cheer just in time for Christmas. There was bowing, a few high notes, and even some...

Golden Apple: MMBA Hosts Building Trades Event For Pine River-Backus Students

It’s set up like speed dating with an opportunity for students to talk trade careers with current workers. “Not everybody wants to go to a four-year school – it’s a...

Golden Apple: Cass Lake-Bena Students Explore With New 3D Technology

Cass Lake-Bena High School has some cool new technology that’s making science and math lessons easier for students to understand. The school started using this new...

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