A graduate from St. Cloud State University, Nick photographs and writes a variety of stories for nearly every section of The Park Rapids Enterprise. His duties also include section layouts and online content submission.
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By Nick Longworth email@example.com Each school year, the St. Paul-headquartered company 3M offers an educational grant statewide to school districts. Called the “Ingenuity grant,” the purpose of the competitive grant is to foster an atmosphere of teachers working across grade levels to further integrate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) into their classroom – sparking student interest and achievement alike. The grant, which can be applied for by invitation only, is sent to schools each winter and includes instructions on how a school can apply.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Preschool students at Pine Point’s Head Start program were delightfully surprised when a penguin and a macaw showed up in their classroom on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Of course, the animals were not real, but actually Corey DiNardo and Karen Vaughan in disguise.
The Menahga School Board met on Monday, Nov. 18 and heard about several upcoming building needs. All members of the board were present. Stephen Halonen from JP Structures was also...
Enacted by former President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is a federally funded program that aims to provide equal access to education for all students, promote higher standards in accountability and close the achievement gap among student groups by providing additional funds to schools for resources. These funds, once allocated, become then known as ‘Title 1’ funding in school districts. Authorized by Congress in 2001 and signed into law in 2002 by former President George W.
It isn’t often that students can hear a teacher ask if they would “like fries with that?” But on Monday, Nov. 18 exactly that could be heard from the Nevis public school staff. Twenty-seven teachers in all signed up to work at the Park Rapids McDonald's from 4:30-8:30 p.m. hoping to procure additional funds for their school's benefit. “Last week we really started pushing the event.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com Park Rapids high school and Century middle school have a new face responsible for keeping them in time. New this school year, John Cook will be the official instrumental music instructor for both the middle and high school. He was born in Springfield, Ill., but moved to the Brainerd area at the age of three when his family relocated for work. He grew up in Central Minnesota and attended Brained elementary Little Falls middle and Princeton high schools. It was at Princeton that his band instructor, Lee Peterson, first planted the see
Friends and relatives gather at the American Legion for complimentary coffee and rolls courtesy of St. Johns Lutheran Church. Madeline Yliniemi, Vickie Helm, Terry Moen and Rick Moen.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org Odds are that many who attended a public school walked away with a few common memories or thoughts on the experience as a whole. At one point you were probably teased and more than likely embarrassed.
By Nick Longworth email@example.com After taking a week long course on increasing economics in the social studies classroom, Menahga high school teacher Stephanie Kramer was honored with the “3M Innovative Economic Educator Award” for her efforts. Kramer received the award of $1,500 and was honored at the annual Econfest on Nov.
By Nick Longworth firstname.lastname@example.org It can be said that in time it’s only natural for a family to drift apart. Parents pursue careers, pulling them one way.