The "Night of the Notable & Notorious" is the culmination of a semester-long project for the annual College in the Schools Composition class at Cook County High School.
Every year we talk with the word-watchers over at Lake Superior State University about their words to be 'banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness." This year is no exception, and LSSU PR guy Tom Pink joined Buck Jan. 3 to chat and laugh about the latest list. Twerking, anyone?
The YMCA is nearing completion, the high school will have a second Special Education instructor, and more news is happening in and around ISD 166!
There's so much happening at Great Expectations School! This week, True and Noah bring us the latest from GES.
Buck chatted and laughed with Marc Abrahams of Improbable Research, which publishes a magazine and awards the IgNobel Prizes for research that "makes people laugh, and then think." Learn about the origin of karaoke (it's not what you might think), very important cow research, and...what the heck is a Blonsky device? (see drawing at left)
Ann Possis chatted Aug. 2 with Joey Reid, grad student at the U of M's Institute on the Environment, about the 'environmental hackathon' he conducted recently, bringing students of diverse backgrounds together to try to solve big environmental problems through creative play and thinking. You may want to try the marshmallow challenge at home!
Tune in again this fall for regular school news features from around Cook County!
Do you remember anticipating the beginning of summer vacation?
On May 28th, Cook County Middle School 7th graders will be enjoying a trip up to the end of the Gunflint Trail.
The Cook County Middle School Community Service Project Day is May 17. In this edition of School News, instructor Sue Nelson tells us more about it.