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Celebrating Rocket Pride

Kelloggsville students, staff and community members, adorned in their blue and orange school colors, came out to celebrate this month with food, games and entertainment during the Community Pride Celebration. This annual event at Kelloggsville Middle School happens just...

For Some, Spring Break Meant Exploring Careers

Exploring college and career possibilities took a science fiction-like turn for Nathan Lemons in early April. With the space-agey Samsung Gear VR, a virtual-reality device, positioned over his eyes, the Kelloggsville Middle School eighth-grader was immersed inside the video game,...

Calling All Senses: Help Me Read!

In a small room within the teacher's lounge, Southeast Elementary School fourth-grader Aubrianna Vernon focused on the consonant blend, "spr." With her index finger, she wrote the letters in the air, on a table and in sand spread on...

Mr. Rocket’s legacy trails for four decades

Retiring Athletic Director Bruce Foster leaves a legacy of impacting students’ lives through sports, and doing what he can to provide an excellent program for student athletes...

Students Support At Risk Women

Kelloggsville High School senior Guadalupe Torres arrived at the Women at Risk International Volunteer Center after school on a recent Monday to help her classmates tag items to sell in the Wyoming-based WAR Chest Boutique. Guadalupe was among several...

Dozens of Staff Chip in Each Paycheck to Help Families

When Troy Wright's glasses broke while he was rough-housing with his friends, his mother, Cindy Wollner, didn't know what to do. She had already exhausted the family's eye insurance coverage, and new glasses were going to cost $300. "My first...

Minecraft for Geometry, Scholarships for College

When playing Minecraft: Education Edition in class, Southeast Kelloggsville students know what they're building: math skills. The worlds they join and build, connected via computers, require design, collaboration and awareness of dimensions. "We are using geometry because geometry involves shapes and...

Homes for the Holidays

School staff visited students throughout the district and beyond for the first-ever holiday home visit initiative...

State Farm’s $100,000 Grant to Fund Kelloggsville, Godfrey Lee Service-Learning Agriculture Programs

When Kelloggsville Middle School teacher Marcia Cisler recently considered projects made possible through service-learning grant money, she talked about students gardening, growing hydroponic vegetables and recycling. As she faces the end of the grant money allocated to the district...

Students Launch ‘Rocket Review’ Broadcast to Unite Students

When it comes to school pride, a crew of high school students is owning it by getting behind the camera to film and celebrate Kelloggsville Rocket news. "Fellow Rockets! Let's go! 2015 is a dream! Senior class is bringing you...

Ukuleles: Officially a Thing

Music teacher Susan Berce sang and strummed her ukulele as students walked into class. "There she was just a walkin' down the street, singin' do wah diddy diddy dum diddy do." Berce interrupted herself to give directions. "Join me whenever...
Godwin Heights is among four high schools where Chief Carmody meets with students

Retiring police chief says teen sessions will continue

James Carmody has made it a priority to give high school students a voice at the table. Every week he meets with students, rotating between Wyoming, Godwin Heights, Lee and Kelloggsville high schools

Growing Food for Local Families at Community Garden

After careful planting and a summer of growth comes the harvest. The bounty from this garden – the Kelloggsville Community Garden— was recently donated to a food bank called The Family Network of Wyoming. Onions, tomatoes and peppers are...

English-language Learner Students Communicate, Thrive in Art Classroom

Chau Le's paper printmaking box is decorated with an intricate pattern of dreamcatchers and crosses. The Kelloggsville High School sophomore said the pictures symbolize her hopes for others: Dare to dream and have faith. Chau moved to the United States from...

More Space to Study, Mingle, Connect

The completely renovated Kelloggsville High School is taking shape, with the opening of eight spacious new classrooms bordering a large common learning area where students can study, mingle and connect their technology. In the new space, students recently gathered for...

Of travel, teaching, and Timberlake

Beth Travis is the new principal at East Kelloggsville Elementary School. SNN gets to know her in this edition of Meet Your Principal...

‘Rice Bowls’ a Poem by Seventh-grader Christeen Nguyen

Rice Bowls by Christeen Nguyen I am Asian I am Hungry I wonder what my lunch will be I see a bowl of rice I wish I could eat it right now I am Asian I am hungry I pretend not to be hungry I feel really cranky right...
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