6th grade students are learning to write code with the use of Arduinos purchased with a grant from CLEF. The students write code to instruct the Arduino’s components how to operate. These include motors, temperature sensors, LEDs, microphones, and more.
In June of 2016, twenty-one students from Crosby-Ironton and their chaperones traveled to Ecuador for a cultural and service project trip. They flew into Quito, Ecuador and traveled to the Amazon Basin, took a river trip, stayed at Minga Lodge, and did sightseeing as well as a service project in a near by village. TheContinue reading “Ecuador Trip”
We have exciting news! National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), a public corporation serving as a contracting agency for government and educational agencies, recently announced a new program to encourage development of Innovative Schools across their service area. Our School District 182 has been chosen to participate in the inaugural year meaning NJPA will match everyContinue reading “An Innovative Challenge”
THE TERRY SKONE/CLEF GRANT FOR THE 2ND GRADERS AT CRES WAS A HUGE SUCCESS. THE BUTTERFLY RELEASE WAS HELD ON MAY 20TH AT THE PARK NEXT TO CRES. IT WAS AN AMAZING SIGHT AS 20 MONARCH BUTTERFLIES WERE LET GO FROM THE WELL TENDED KITS. ANOTHER PART OF THE GRANT INCLUDED TWO BUSLOADS OF CHILDREN,Continue reading “Butterflys at CRES”
Thanks to Cuyuna Lakes Educational Foundation the Crosby-Ironton ninth graders had the opportunity to experience a real theatre production of Romeo and Juliet at the Park Square Theatre in St. Paul on March 31st. The theatre’s small setting allowed our eighty students to watch the play up close and personal- to a point where someContinue reading “Ninth Graders Attend Romeo and Juliet”