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GEM Student Group Takes Action: Bluebird Monitoring Project

As part of the “Shifting Skies: Birds and Climate Change” 2016 Project, D.C. Everest Middle School GEM students have researched the effects of a warmer Wisconsin on nesting birds, particularly the Eastern Bluebird. Through their research, they discovered that human impacts on the bluebird have spanned time — since the introduction of English Sparrows in the United States in the 1700s. English, or House Sparrows, began to compete for cavity nesting sites with bluebirds. The construction of nest boxes has been a critical step in bringing back bluebirds in recent decades.

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District-wide Talent Development and New Screening for Advanced Learners

TALENT DEVELOPMENT and ADVANCED LEARNERS  “All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.” — John. F. Kennedy Historically, every student studied the same subject matter, at the same pace, using the same tools — and then demonstrated what they learned in the same, exact way. Today, we recognize that each individual learns at his or her own pace, has different learning styles and can best demonstrate what he or she has learned when given the opportunity to express that knowledge in a manner best suited to the individual.

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Mountain Bay Elementary Students Learn from a Master: Artist David Anthony Hummer

In celebration of Youth Art Month, from March 7 – 11 students at Mountain Bay Elementary had the opportunity to enjoy the company — and artistic expertise — of David Anthony Hummer. Hummer, a nationally recognized artist, served as Artist-in-Residence at Mountain Bay Elementary thanks to funding provided by the DCE Area Education Foundation, the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation and the Mountain Bay PTO.

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