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Data Spotlight – January (2)

Data Spotlight – January (2)

NL Data Spotlight – ACT This week I thought I would highlight our ACT scores.  This is a test that our Juniors take that plays a vital role in scholarships and college entrance.  As you can see we have made gains between the 16-17 school year and the 17-18 school year.  We also enjoyed an above the state average on every category of the ACT test.  In particular o1ur mathematics, English, and science ACT scores are very good.  If...

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Data Spotlight – January

Data Spotlight – January

NL Data Spotlight – Academics We are in a community with a pretty strong German heritage.  As such we tend to be a bit modest and prefer not to talk ourselves up.  I’ll be writing some articles highlighting some of the things we are doing up here at the school.  If you look at the provided graphs you can see our high school (top graph) and our elementary (bottom graph) perform exceptionally well in the area of language arts.  In...

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It’s Not Magic

It’s Not Magic

Recently I was in a staff meeting talking about developing some common disciplinary practices.  During the conversation I found myself saying, “there is no magic in saying 1, 2, 3.”  This struck me because we are often looking for a little bit of “fairy dust” when trying to change student behavior.  The thing is, that visible and easily observable action of counting to three or putting a sticker on an assignment that is done...

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Fun with Math – Cooking

Fun with Math – Cooking

Text Version Baking!​ -Fractions and proportions are a big part of baking!  Make a cake and have your child help with the measuring.  Don’t like cakes?  Try a pie instead!​ Portion Size​ -Have a killer family recipe for omelets or pasta?  Try and figure out how the recipe would change if you wanted double or half portions! Measurement Conversion​ -How many tablespoons make a cup?  How many teaspoons make a...

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Data Dig

Data Dig

Recently the state has initiated something called a Dashboard on a place called Insights of North Dakota.  It’s a place where you can find a host of different information about the schools in North Dakota.  I wanted to take a minute to explain why you should be proud of what you’ll find about the ENL school district. If you want to check the data out for yourself you can go to the dashboard at...

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Seeking Volunteers

Seeking Volunteers

Coyote Corner School is here and all the preparations and getting thing squared away for another year are underway.  This next year we are hoping to get some volunteers to get a few things up and running here at the school.  The first one is starting a Parent-Teacher Organization.  We had a lead at the end of the last year but circumstances changed and we are again looking to help a parent start such an organization.  This would not be...

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