Archive for May, 2012

Geometry in Action

DATE May 22, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Godfrey-Lee Middle School students put what they learned in the classroom into action today to help a member of their community! Under the guidance of teacher Brett Addis, Home Repair Services, and Disability Advocates, the students built a wheelchair ramp for an elderly woman in Wyoming. When asked what building a ramp had to do [...]

Like YEZ on Facebook!

DATE May 17, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

The Kent ISD Youth Engagement Zone now has a Facebook page!  Please check us out and “like” us for an additional way to keep up on what is happening “in the Zone!” https://www.facebook.com/KISDYouthEngagementZone

Best Buy Community Grants

DATE May 11, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: July 1 Through the Community Grants program, Best Buy teams across the United States select non-profit organizations that give teens access to opportunities through technology to help them excel in school and develop 21st century skills. This year, the Best Buy Children’s Foundation will give $2.8 million in Community Grants. Grant amounts will average [...]

WKCD Graduation Speech Contest

DATE May 11, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: June 1 What do you think makes a nation strong? A strong economy and a strong military – these are among the most common answers. This year’s WKCD Graduation Speech Contest challenges you to dig deeper – and speak of other factors that make a nation healthy. Think hard, and then send us your [...]

100 Best Communities for Young People

DATE May 11, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: May 17 The 100 Best Communities for Young People competition rewards and recognizes communities making extraordinary efforts to reduce dropout rates and provide outstanding services and supports to their youth. A grant of $2,500 will be given to every community that is named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People.  The $2,500 [...]

Chevrolet GREEN Educator Award

DATE May 11, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: June 30 Earth Force and the General Motors Foundation are looking for inspirational educators who engage youth in innovative and interactive environmental learning. Ten educators from across the United States will be chosen to receive this prestigious award. You may nominate yourself or a GREEN educator who exemplifies the criteria listed below. Winners will [...]

4th Annual Clifford Be Big In Your Community Contest

DATE May 3, 2012 LEAVE A COMMENT

Deadline: June 22 BE BIG™ is a national campaign that invites everyone, big and small, to take action and raise awareness for how Clifford’s BIG Ideas (Share, Be Kind, Help Others, Be a Good Friend, Play Fair, Have Respect, Be Truthful, Believe in Yourself, Work Together and Be Responsible) can make the world a better place. [...]