Archive for February, 2011

Project Venture Helps Kids Set Goals

Posted by | Filed under North Woods, South Ridge, Tower-Soudan | Feb 7, 2011 | No Comments

Project Venture has been dedicating time to Middle School students and it is making a positive difference in our schools and communities. Through games, discussion and hand’s on writing projects, students become comfortable exploring their personal strengths, what they can and cannot control in their community and what they believe they can do to make […]

Native American Flute

Posted by | Filed under CBAI grant, South Ridge | Feb 6, 2011 | No Comments

5th Grade students created a traditional American Indian flute. Using the student flute model created by Canadian musician and educator Rick Dube’, students will make a PVC replica of the traditional wooden flute. After a day of introduction to the flute students worked in their art class to build the flutes and in their music […]

HOWA! Guest Artists Author and Illustrator

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Original project 2nd Grade students worked with local writer Chelsea Annette and artist Luke Durand writing and illustrating “HOWA! How the Animals Discovered that Bullying is not Right” an original story written by the artists and students. Students worked with their classroom teacher Ms. Pam Burke-Ellison to write an inspiring story of anti-bullying. Animals from the […]

Snow Snakes

Posted by | Filed under CBAI grant, gidakiimanaaniwigamig, manoomin, South Ridge | Feb 6, 2011 | No Comments

Winters are long. Finding things to do that a specific to our area and climate have longevity. 8th Grade art students study the history of art of making the snow snake and then make snow snakes for their school’s annual “Snow Week”. Each grade chooses one of the art student’s snow snakes for competition. Brief […]