CRES Kindergartners Visit Gilby’s Apple Orchard

On October 1, 2019, kindergartners from CRES visited Gilby’s Apple Orchard with the funding provided by a CLEF grant. Students studied the life cycle of apples; observed, and tasted different types of apples; pick an appe off of a tree; went on a hayride; played on large bales of hay and picked out a pumpkinContinue reading “CRES Kindergartners Visit Gilby’s Apple Orchard”

Deep Portage 2018

    On January 31st, seventy-five CRES 5th graders made their annual 3 day/2 night visit to Deep Portage Learning Center.  During their stay, students participated in several educational programs while enjoying our Minnesota winter season.  Additionally, the students were given the opportunity to climb Deep Portage’s rock wall. CLEF was proud to financially supportContinue reading “Deep Portage 2018”

CUYUNA RANGE ELEMENTARY NAMED INAUGURAL 2018 STEM INNOVATION AWARD WINNER

(St. Paul, MN – January 17, 2018) – Cuyuna Range Elementary School (CRES), located in Crosby, MN and a member of Crosby-Ironton School District 182 has been named the winner of the inaugural 2018 STEM Innovation Award. Principal Kurt Becker applied for the award on behalf of Cuyuna Range Elementary School. The STEM Innovation AwardContinue reading “CUYUNA RANGE ELEMENTARY NAMED INAUGURAL 2018 STEM INNOVATION AWARD WINNER”

Current 5th Graders Explore Deep Portage

With the help of a CLEF grant and donations from community organizations, seventy-four CRES 5th graders were given the opportunity to experience our Minnesota winter at Deep Portage Learning Center on Feb. 8-10.  They went ice fishing, built winter shelters, cross-country skied, learned about animals, climbed a rock wall, and much more!