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FREE Webinar for College Planning

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 Planning to attend College?   As part of a new Parent University Series on College & Career Readiness, ANNETTE ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT offers free monthly webinars on the college planning process for parents and their high school students.  Statistics show that less than 9% of all students who enter a 4 year college both graduate in 4 years and do …

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ICE funding Compass Training

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ICE (Initiative for Community Engagement) will be funding the COMPASS Training for Mentors of young men ages 12-18 here in Metlakatla, on  October 22-24th. Mentors must commit to all three days of training (Saturday is only 1/2 a day). Contact Carrie Pipkin, local Community Engagement Coordinator at cpipkin@aisdk12.org.    What is COMPASS? COMPASS Guide for Men is a resource for adult male …

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OpenROV: Remote submersible project

The OpenROV project started at Metlakatla High School during the 2013-14 School year. At the start of the year, the STEM students were deciding on a project to work on. They had seen the OpenROV on TED Talks and were interested in it so they contacted David Lang, who generously donated an ROV kit for the students to work on. …

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Sea Week 2015

Last week was our annual Sea Week, and all the elementary classes headed to various beaches for hours of exploration, learning and fun.  Children donned boots and carried buckets, to collect and examine needle fish, sea cucumbers, crabs, sand dollars, eels, sea anemones, sea urchins, moon snails, cockles, gumboots, slippers, star fish, among others (they later let them go). Visits …

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6th Grade Genius Hour

   What is Genius Hour? Based on an idea implemented by Google’s Genius Hour, students were given one class period for a duration of two months to research, create and share something of their interest.  Google allows a portion of their workers to work on whatever they would like for 20% of the time as long as it is devoted …

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Talking about Careers

Students in K-12 learned about different jobs, and discussed what they might want to be when they grow up.  Older students used the internet to learn about the responsibilities and training of their chosen job.  Check out these videos and links for career exploration for elementary children.   Career Day by the Bazillions NED’s Career Day for Children – Tech/Gaming …

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A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

In the book  “A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue”,  Josh dreams he is visited by the Tattle Prince, who teaches him the four rules of tattling: #1  Be a Ranger Danger  (will anyone be hurt if you don’t tell what you know?; #2 Be a problem solver; #3  Now or later?  (can this problem wait?) #4  M.Y.O.B.  (Mind Your Own …

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