Tag: education

You’re invited to the Fort Wayne Parent Academy

| November 1, 2013

Parents of students in K-12 are invited to a no cost, three-session series of workshops designed to equip them with the information needed to be a strong partner in their child’s education and to establish a successful academic career.

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Euell Wilson Center celebrates 20 years of providing services to youth, families

Euell Wilson Center celebrates 20 years of providing services to youth, families

| October 22, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Euell Wilson Center was born 20 years ago out of tragic circumstances. Euell Wilson was an outstanding student/athlete, first at Bishop Dwenger High School, then at a Chicago junior college. He passed away from natural causes at the age of 19. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 25, the Euell Wilson Center […]

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Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

| September 24, 2013

Diego Morales’ TEDx Macatawa presentation on growing up in Chicago and leaving behind the ghetto of the mind

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One-on-one with youth for survival

| September 19, 2013

HOUSE CALLS by Dr. Deas—Young African Americans are at risk. They are not only dying physically but also mentally. They apparently feel that there is no hope for their future. We have to address this dismal state immediately if we are going to survive as a people.

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College must be open to poorest students

| September 19, 2013

LET’S DO BETTER by Brenda Robinson College football season has opened and football fans are geeked. Excitement is in the air. There is something magical about Saturday afternoon football. Whether the crowd’s loudest roar comes from the precision stepping of a Big Ten Marching Band or the acrobatic, soulful, stepping of a drum major from […]

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Africa News in Brief: Sept. 11 edition

Africa News in Brief: Sept. 11 edition

| September 10, 2013

• Oil polluter snared in corruption crackdown
• Gold miners reject 6 percent pay hike as owners sock away cash
• Kenyan actress wins strong accolades for new epic film
• Sisulu University heads for chopping block

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Jr. Frost wraps up first conference

Jr. Frost wraps up first conference

| August 26, 2013

Frost Illustrated, along with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and the Jennings Center, conducted the first Jr. Frost Conference, Aug 5-16.

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Drinks that drain the brain

| August 22, 2013

Recently, I was speaking with an elementary school teacher about the snacks and drinks that children bring to school in their lunch bags. She said that some children who bring junk foods to school have difficulty learning and usually exhibit behavior problems.

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The Crossing offers innovative high school alternative

| August 21, 2013

By Courtney Bowlds For the Crossing Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Are you not sure what options you have when it comes to you or your child attending high school? Is traditional school not for you?  Or, are you are not attending high school?  The Crossing may be the place for you! At the Crossing, […]

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MLK Montessori celebrates 45 years

| August 16, 2013

Frost Illustrated Staff Report “If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children for the children are the makers of men.”—Dr. Maria Montessori FORT WAYNE—While attending classes at the University of Rome in 1897, Maria Montessori began developing a theory of education that served as a break with the previous […]

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