Kids Explore With Google Expeditions

Kids Explore With Google Expeditions

Augmented reality brings dinos and more to elementary classes Woodstock students recently had their chance to get up close and personal with a dinosaur. Students in Pre-K through fifth grade immersed themselves in more than just dinosaurs — there were planets,...
Boys Running Group Takes off at Mary Endres

Boys Running Group Takes off at Mary Endres

A boys running program at Mary Endres Elementary School is teaching kids about more than athleticism and fitness — it’s promoting teamwork, confidence and more. Let Me Run is in its third season at MEES, with 21 fourth- and fifth-grade boys taking part in the...
Celebrated Spanish Author Visits Schools

Celebrated Spanish Author Visits Schools

An award-winning Spanish author whose children’s books have been translated into a dozen languages visited Woodstock schools last week. Margarita del Mazo held storytelling sessions for kindergartners through fifth-graders and conducted workshops for teachers...
Bike Night Emphasizes Safety, Family, Fun

Bike Night Emphasizes Safety, Family, Fun

A PTO-organized event at Mary Endres Elementary School taught bicycle safety while having fun. “We like to bring kids and family together at the school and promote healthy activities,” Mary Endres principal Keri Pala said of Family Bike Night, an annual school event...
Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

A small group of boys completed a 5K race Nov. 4 at Emricson Park where winning wasn’t the goal. The 13 fourth- and fifth-grade boys were bound together by the shared experience of training for the race. The boys, representing teams from Olson and Mary Endres...

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