This December 2018 you'll see Folsom High freshman Lauren Wiegand in a PSA and ads around Sacramento County for the Future Forward Campaign an anti-marijuana campaign for youth in Sacramento County. The Sacramento County Coalition for Youth, who runs the Future Forward Campaign just released their Holiday PSA, in an effort to deter teens from smoking marijuana or drinking while on winter break from school.
Sutter Middle School celebrated International Day of Happiness on Wednesday March 20, 2019 by having motivational speaker Kevin Bracy of REACH One Alliance to speak to students about the power of positivity in life and to promote a positive school climate at school assemblies.
This video highlights all of the fun kindergarten students at Natoma Station Elementary had Friday March 15, looking for a Leprechaun on campus! Featured in the video is Ms. Hanna Johnson's morning class. Students in all kindergarten classes participated in the St. Patrick's Day fun!
Students at Mather Heights Elementary had a fun lesson in literacy and pumpkin art. A project spearheaded by 2nd grade teacher Sarah Buckman, allows students grades 1-5 to participate by doing a pumpkin book report and creating pumpkin art of the main character in the book they read. Many students worked with family members on their masterpieces. What a fun and collaborative way to learn this Fall!
Lawrence O’Donnell, author of Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics and host of MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell; Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam; and Christian Appy, professor of history at UMass Amherst and author of American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity discuss the critical events of 1968 in Vietnam and in American politics with Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire. Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero introduces the program.
“One small step for man.” “Boldly go where no man has gone before.” These iconic gender-specific phrases don’t tell the entire story. Women have been, and continue to be, an important part of the aerospace industry, from the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova; to human computer Katherine Johnson who helped send humans to the Moon; to Christina Koch, one of NASA’s newest astronauts. In this episode of STEM in 30, we explore the women who are helping pave the way to Mars. We are joined by "Astronaut Abby," a college student who has set her sights on becoming an astronaut and the first person to step on the planet Mars. She’s also the founder of themarsgeneration.org, a nonprofit dedicated to exciting young people about STEM education and space.
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