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Momentum for mentors

Momentum for mentors

Momentum for mentors AmericCorps workers help DCPSS fulfill its mission in assisting youth to plan dynamic futures Great news for the upcoming academic year: Douglas County Partners for Student Success will be hosting two AmeriCorps members starting in early September! For those of you unfamiliar with the program,

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Partners’ Post August 2016

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Sparking a healthy interest

Sparking a healthy interest

Sparking a healthy interest Students get behind-the scenes glances at medical careers Considering what Jeremiah Jurich had just consumed in the past 22 minutes, his heart rate was surprisingly steady. His blood glucose level, however, spiked skyward. That was enough to impress the dozen or so teens who

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Grasping hands-on learning

Grasping hands-on learning

Grasping hands-on learning Kids thrive at Explore the Trades camp Twelve-year-old Caleb Holst ran his finger along the framework of PVC to show where he created a handle for the sprinkler he made in summer camp. “I can hold it like this and the water will come out

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