Back in full swing: SCS summer camp sees high attendance at 2022 sessions – Shelby County Reporter

By EMILY SPARACINO | staff writer CHELSEA – Children excitedly welcomed two special visitors to Forest Oaks Elementary School on Wednesday, June 29. The Greater Birmingham Humane Society brought two dogs to visit the children during the Shelby County Schools Community Education Program summer camp. “They teach kids how to be kind to animals and … Read more

Fighting crime starts with keeping kids in school

In 2014, the South Dakota legislature approved reforms for the juvenile court system that would provide services to delinquent children through teams of professionals in their communities. Before the passage of this reform, children were routinely sent to correctional facilities even for nonviolent crimes or status offenses such as running away or truancy. Now a … Read more

Aside from recreation, Bear Lake is an economic gem; Can it keep its shine?

Locals hope the rising tide of boaters, beachgoers and second-home owners will recognize the lake’s value and work to protect it. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People relax in the clear blue waters of Bear Lake at Rendezvous Beach on Thursday, June 30, 2022. A new study shows Bear Lake’s economic contributions and … Read more

Why do children have to go to school?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you want an expert to answer, send it to curiousekidsus@theconversation.com. Why do we children have to go to school? – Vanessa C., age 10, Gilbert, Arizona Children go to school for many reasons. Where and when depends on their age, … Read more

Colorado, Larimer County kids struggled with mental health amid COVID

The results of the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey — a voluntary survey offered to students in grades 6 through 12 — showed that students across the state have been struggling with learning during the pandemic. The survey, conducted biannually by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is the “only comprehensive survey of young … Read more

Top 6 new picture books about nature

There is no denying that children today are growing up in a dangerous climate and – as seen by the rise of youth activism and environmental fears among young people – they are deeply internalizing the harsh realities of their future. This poses another challenge for older generations: How do we deal honestly yet optimistically … Read more

Partner of the music conservatory in the youth network | News, Sports, Jobs

Times Observer Photo by Brian Ferry Instructor Mark Robinault guides Warren County Youth Network students – including Principal Cameron Erwin and subject Alix Peterson – through the audio, video, lighting and other details of an interview. The Warren Music Conservatory has a long history. It wasn’t always in the same place, but from 1904 through … Read more