HEALTHBEAT The ethics of medical job shadowing: Who benefits?
The patient was about to undergo surgery when the surgeon came into the hospital room with "a clan of about six 'student doctors'."
It was uncomfortable and embarrassing:
As the young students craned... Posted on 3/13/13 at 10:57 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing pt 1: From the Mouths of Babes
Because I'm yet to make millions from my blog, I decided to start working as a substitute teaching assistant (TA). Boy, do kids say the darnedest things.
It's a pretty common thing these days for tea... Posted on 11/1/12 at 9:31 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES English Roundtable at the Irish Pub
7:30pm and after a long day in the classroom, what wonderful opportunity does a teacher have but to meet with the most dedicated students at a beloved bar in town, to practice some English i... Posted on 11/11/11 at 5:08 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Cooking 4 college kids
My niece Alexis Hinchey, a student at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, is experiencing a particularly busy senior year. So her mother, my sister Margaret, made a special trip south last wee... Posted on 10/22/11 at 7:57 AM
WORTHINGTON — Parting from one’s comfortable, familiar life and family for the better part of a year isn’t something every teenager is willing to do.
But Flora Csete, Dario Bartelmess and Emilie Nordbo made that bold choice, opting to let their adventurous sides take over while they temporarily left their native countries of Hungary, Germany and Norway, respectively, to experience a taste of the United States.
More than 400 fifth- through eighth-grade musicians to perform
WORTHINGTON — The holly is hung, the risers are positioned and more than 400 Worthington Middle School (WMS) musicians are ready to entertain on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Worthington High School gymnasium.
SIBLEY, Iowa — With a new water tower constructed on the south end of town, Water Superintendent Cory Dykstra came up with a rather unique idea:
Give middle and high school students the opportunity to create the design.
Mock election at WMS yields quick results
WORTHINGTON — At Worthington Middle School (WMS) on Tuesday, a trip to the “election booth” followed lunch for 557 of the school’s 773 students — making for an impressive 72 percent voter turnout.
Worthington students make art projects; interact via video conferencing
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday morning brought a different start to the school day for some Worthington fifth-graders and high school students.
WORTHINGTON — Frogs are everywhere in teacher Nancy Johnson’s classroom at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Worthington. The green amphibians hop all over the walls, decorate bulletin boards, and a few of the stuffed variety inhabit corners of the room.
SLAYTON — Fifth and sixth grade students from all over southwest Minnesota got out of the classroom Wednesday and Thursday to learn about natural resources hands-on during the 21st annual Southwest Minnesota Association of Conservation Districts Environmental Fair at the Murray County Fairgrounds.
WORTHINGTON — More than 2,000 area high school students participated in the sixth annual Southwest Minnesota Career Expo Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State University, and Wednesday at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus.
Art students from the Area Learning Center stand Tuesday — the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorist attacks — with the abstract piece “Black Tuesday,” which approximately 50 ALC students created during the 2011-2012 school year to commemorate the attacks. The work, which was recognized with a Merit Award at April’s Area Art Show at the Nobles County Art Center, currently hangs at the ALC.
Local schools shift space to make room for more students
WORTHINGTON — At Worthington High School on Monday, Principal Paul Karelis was considering creating a classroom on the stage of the cafeteria to accommodate an anticipated 25-student increase at the start of class today.
BREWSTER — As the first school in Nobles County to organize Relay Recess, Brewster Elementary set out to raise as much money as they could within a week to benefit the upcoming Nobles County Relay for Life in June.
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