10th Grade Recycling Fundraiser
The students at the Northeast Range School have been collecting and recycling beverage containers in order to raise awareness of a possible Minnesota Recycling Refund program. Conservation Minnesota offered to pay the group ten cents for each of the first 10,000 cans and bottles recycled. The students would like to thank the parents and community members who generously donated and/or delivered containers to the school. On behalf of Conservation Minnesota, the students also note the motivational effect of a container refund. It is easy to see why states with a refund program in place, such as Iowa and Michigan, recycle ...
Recycling Beverage Container Drive
Congratulations to the raffle winners on Friday. The 10th grade class is sponsoring a recycling drive to raise money and awareness of beverage recycling rates in Minnesota. Did you know that Iowa and Michigan recycle containers at rates around 90%? Minnesota recycles at around 35%. There is a bill at the capital proposing a refund for beverage containers, similar to Iowa and Michigan. Besides saving the state $200 million in yearly disposal costs, the refund would allow individuals to redeem containers for 5 to 10 cents each. Conservation Minnesota is pledging $500 to the 10th grade class if we can ...
The students in grades 4-6 were able to participate in a neat activity today. All students were able to create their own dream catchers as part of our Cultural Based Arts Integration (CBAI). Students were very excited to learn about the history of the dream catcher. As part of the MN State Social Standards, students learn about American Indians and their culture. Thank you to Rick Anderson and Jordan Villebrun. The Origin of the Dream Catcher Long ago in the ancient world of the Ojibwe Nation, the Clans were all located in one ...
Northeast Range STEM class receives Top Honors from the Guthrie Theatre! This past fall, the Guthrie Theatre challenged high school students to produce a 3 to 5 minute video about one of their upcoming spring shows, Shakespeare’s “The Twelfth Night”. In return, submitting schools would receive a complete set of Shakespeare’s works for their school library, and the best videos would be shown during intermission during the show. Mr. Fadum’s STEM, Film and Broadcast class took on the task and submitted a video for their consideration. The Guthrie was so pleased by that production, they invited the class to view a ...
Students from the Forest Field Skills/Mammal Tracking class at Northeast Range enjoyed 2 nights in the BWCA camping. On February 23rd, students woke up early and finished the morning with a 4 mile hike to Ella Hall Lake. There were smiles all around, minus a few comments such as, "a bit colder than expected last night", "sled... so... heavy" and "travel was easy until we got off the dogsled trail..." The students were well prepared and spent the days catching Northern, eating and getting a head start on summer tans. Congratulations to all on a fun and successful adventure and ...
Successful Basketball Season
The Northeast Range girl's basketball team season ended on Saturday. The year featured thousand point milestones by Daniel Lenci, Julia Elkins and Katie Lenci. It took the top ranked team in the state to knock the nighthawks out of the playoffs. Congratulations to the ladies on a successful season and for representing our school well. [gallery ids="1688,1689,1690,1691,1692,1693"]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
The 6th grade at Northeast Range mustache you a question... Will you be our Valentine? Happy Valentine's Day! [caption id="attachment_1653" align="alignnone" width="300"] "I mustache you a question."[/caption]
Regional Science Fair Success!
Congratulations to the following students for their participation in the Northeast Regional Science fair that was held on February 2, 2013 at UMD. Over 280 students in grade 6-12 participated in this competition. Ina and Austin received third place ribbons. Melissa , Lori , Tasha , and Rebecca were awarded second place and Brandon received a first place award. This first place ribbon allows Brandon to move on and compete in the State Science fair competition to be held in April in Bloomington, MN. Brandon and Rebecca were awarded the Broadcom Masters award. This award is given to the top 10% of ...
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