January 2014 Videos

January 2014

 

Project SEARCH
Project SEARCH
Duration – 6:37

Kalamazoo RESA offers support to students in our schools with a variety of disabilities. For many of these students the age of 18 marks a transition to living as independently as possible and that means getting a job.


Loy Norrix Latin Program
Loy Norrix Latin Program
Duration – 5:22

Loy Norrix High School is the only Kalamazoo Public School to offer Latin. The classes have proven so popular that this year they’re offering an Advanced Placement Latin class for students in their fourth year of study. We dropped in on two classes to find out why this language is alive and well at Loy Norrix.


Portage PS IB Program
Portage PS IB Program
Duration – 8:50

Since 1998, Portage Central and Portage Northern High Schools have offered an International Baccalaureate curriculum. We sat down with two coordinator and a former student to talk about the program.


KPL/Northglade Partnership
KPL/Northglade Partnership
Duration – 3:34

For several years, every Kalamazoo Public School 1st-grader has made a class trip to the Kalamazoo Public Library to get a library card. A new pilot program has paired Northglade Montessori Magnet School with the Alma Powell Branch of KPL to help improve student achievement.


Memorial to Tom Eddy
Memorial to Tom Eddy
Duration – 1:31

In early December the Portage Public School Board lost one of their long serving members.