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North Jr. High Students Create Interactive Service Learning Project for Highlands Elementary 4th Graders

(Boise) –  A service learning grant from the Foundation assisted students from North Junior High School in creating an interactive service project to be implemented at Highlands Elementary with 4th graders. The intent of the service project was to develop cultural, linguistic and geographic knowledge of Ecuador, and to identify specific challenges the nation faces […]

Girls Powered STEM Camp

Published by www.boiseschools.org 6/20/17 (Boise) –– Boise School District’s ever popular Girls Powered STEM Event recently attracted more than 2-hundred students.  The annual two-day camp is designed to encourage and inspire girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The annual event is for girls going into grades 4-6. This year, the program was […]

Data Points: Testing and Poverty, Teens Working, Pre-School Balance

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: Even though school’s out and it’s the middle of summer (and so hot!), there’s still some interesting research on which we can report… “Students’ Test Scores tell us more about the Community they Live in than what they Know” In Phys.Org, Andrew Tienken writes about the relationship between […]

Colleges and Majors of 4-year College Grads – Boise School District

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: In the last Data Points post, we provided information about students in the high school classes of 2007-2010 who have graduated from 4-year colleges. Following is more information about those students – the colleges they attended and individual major areas of study. Of the 1700 Boise District […]