After months of researching, designing and developing prototypes, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest - a nationwide competition that challenges 6 th through 12 th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world problems in their communities. Tackling complex issues of student hunger, wildlife safety . . .
ESU13 and the Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering recently hosted their annual "Trip through Time" field trip for area kindergartners. http://www.starherald.com/news/local_news/traveling-back-in-time-students-learn-about-the-past-during/article_3c2c97f0-3a6e-52bd-a24b-57ddf9085848.html
The judging for the Nebraska Junior Duck stamp competition was held Friday, March 31 at the ESU13 Scottsbluff offices. This competition is supported by ESU 13 in partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. In our area it all begins with our annual EnvironArt Program in January. An artist and naturalist combine their expertise to bring science and art together for this classroom program. The naturalist teaches about . . .
Several ESU13 partner schools were recognized recently at the annual Nebraska Rural and Community Schools Association (NRCSA) conference. Crawford In a study conducted by REL (Regional Educational Laboratories) and NRCSA, six years of NeSA data was analyzed to evaluate success in narrowing the achievement gap between students qualifying for free/reduced lunch and those who did not in reading, math, and science. . . .
At the recent Nebraska Rural Schools Association conference in Kearney, Banner County Family Consumer Science teacher Jeri Revelle was named the Secondary Teacher of the Year. Revelle has spent all 36 years of her teaching career at Banner County. Early in her career, she went back to school to get her endorsement in Middle School Language Arts because there was a need and she felt she could be an asset to the . . .