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Some of Preetanjali Prasad’s aunts and uncles chose to have as many as five children each.
“Four daughters and then a son, and then they stopped,” explained Prasad, a 20-year-old woman from India who attends North Dakota State University. “Five kids and they’re done, just because they were waiting for a son.”
By Kristen M. Daum, Forum Communications Co.
, May 17, 2011
Two Jamestown College classes used puppets this week to convey the message of acceptance of disabilities, or students with exceptionalities, in schools for the final project for their education class.
“I really liked it, they had some really, really great parts,” said 10-year-old Annavah Cole, who attended one of the puppet shows Thursday.
Deb Kercher, parent co-instructor and professional puppeteer, said teaching children was the ultimate goal of the project.
About 60 students from North Dakota State University’s emergency management department are sharing skills honed in the metro flood fights as part of the upcoming “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” project in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
By Helmut Schmidt, Forum Communications Co.
, October 01, 2010
The trip of a lifetime for 15 Jamestown High School music students is months away but preparations are already moving as they look to raise thousands of dollars for the cost.
Teachers nominated band and choir members ranging from sophomores to seniors for the 2 1/2-week trip that will show students seven European countries, said Cheryl McIntyre, trip chaperone and director of choirs at the high school.
St. John’s Lutheran Church will support students and teachers with a blessing of students, backpacks and teachers celebration at the 9 and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday. All students are invited to come with their backpacks, school bags or any kind of student bag. The blessing of the backpacks will include students, parents and other caregivers to be present for recognition and for prayers. All teachers are also invited to attend where those present will pray for God’s blessing upon them as they prepare another year of lesson plans, assignments, test writing and paper grading.
The odds of graduating from high school were stacked against Melody Staebner.
Her abusive stepfather taunted her, telling her she was worthless. She fell into the “wrong crowd” and often skipped school.
By Kelly Smith , Forum Communications Co.
, May 17, 2010
This year students in Jamestown Public Schools have had conversations with a NASA engineer, students in China and an open heart surgeon in the middle of a quadruple bypass surgery.
Advances in technology have allowed for increased video conferencing, and also allowed third-graders to seniors the chance to see sights no textbook can contain, said Rae Ann Vandrovec, technology curriculum and staff development coordinator at Jamestown Public Schools.
The light-hearted play “Eurydice“ by Sara Ruhl, winner of the MacArthur Foundation‘s genius grantis being staged this month by the University of North Dakota Department of Theater Arts. It‘s directed by Theater Arts Chair Kathleen McLennan.
A Concordia College effort to raise awareness for children worldwide who don’t have shoes is getting attention on CNN.com.
About 400 Concordia students recently participated in an international event called One Day Without Shoes, where students walked around barefoot all day.
By Amy Dalrymple, Forum Communications Co.
, April 16, 2010
Area music students at Valley City State University will be featured in a general student recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the VCSU Froemke Auditorium.
Sarah Rhyan, piano, Oakes, student of Judy Dietzler, will play Sonata XIV by W.A. Mozart.
Students at Washington Elementary School in Valley City, N.D., are spending more time reading, thanks to a program led by instructors at Valley City State University.
Last year, VCSU education professors Amy Anderson and Joan Aus wanted to provide academic enrichment in literacy for Washington Elementary. The professors work frequently with the staff and students at Washington due to the student teaching practicums and other programs, so the two know the school and its students well.
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