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Hough community creates outdoor learning lab
“Remember your roots,” reads a tile placed along a gravel path behind Hough Elementary School. “Enjoy the view,” says another. Now, thanks to a community effort that transformed a section of the schoolyard into an outdoor learning lab, Hough students can do both without having to journey far.
Fruit Valley to farm: 4th-graders harvest potatoes, fun
Conventional wisdom holds that living within your harvest is good practice. But planting and reaping the harvest? That’s even better, as 4th-graders from Fruit Valley Community Learning Center recently discovered.
How did this accident happen? Does that bag contain a bomb? Can we get the hostage out safely? Vancouver Police on the traffic investigation team and bomb squad are trained to handle serious questions. To get the answers, they use tools like cameras, robots, and computers. And they use extensive knowledge of math and science.
Tucked in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood, Sacajawea Elementary School isn’t usually the center of attention. But on Sept. 19, educators and policymakers traveled up to 3,600 miles to visit. They came to see how students at Sacajawea are saving energy, improving the environment, and developing healthful habits in the process.