It’s important for children to learn about the value of money before they actually have any. As adults, sometimes it’s easy to forget that it took most of us our entire lives to learn what we know now about being fiscally accountable. Kids really don’t know anything about money except that it’s green, it’s paper, and it gets them what they want – probably toys and candy, … [Read more...]
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Hands-on training for youth Goodwill-Easter Seals of Minnesota has announced openings for its next YouthBuild training program beginning July 23, 2018. The national pre-apprenticeship program provides hands-on construction training and leadership skills development at no cost to local youth, ages 16-24. The 20-week course includes instruction in construction concepts, tool … [Read more...]
(CLICK THE IMAGE TO OPEN THE YEARBOOK) For 23 years, the Spokesman-Recorder nonprofit and its supporters have sponsored the Graduation Celebration, an annual scholarship awards celebration of Cecil E. Newman Scholarship essay winners and graduating seniors in the greater Twin Cities area. In conjunction with the event, graduating seniors are also invited to submit their … [Read more...]
The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) and its nonprofit namesake the Spokesman-Recorder 501(c)(3) hosted the 23rd annual Graduation Celebration Thursday, May 24 at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley. More than 200 community members, graduating students and their parents attended the free scholarship dinner and ceremony awards. Ten students were presented with Cecil E. … [Read more...]
Harvest Prep and Best Academy merge to improve student performance Harvest Network of Schools (HNS), a nationally recognized leader in delivering an excellent, affirming, enriching education through a portfolio of K-8 public charter schools in North Minneapolis, announced on May 23 a series of strategic organizational and structural changes that will take effect July 1, … [Read more...]