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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Things are Simply “Magnetic” at CRES

Magnetic walls have been installed in the CRES Performance Area. These magnetic walls are used for students to experiment, create, and explore.  CLEF has purchased multiple items for students to use on these magnetic walls to foster creativity, critical thinking, … Continue reading

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New Technology at CRES

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.

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Ecuador Trip

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, … Continue reading

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An Innovative Challenge

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 … Continue reading

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Butterflys at CRES

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 … Continue reading

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