Monthly Archives: April 2015

A little goes a long way

I think spring is finally here.  The climbing temperatures this week gives us a preview of what Aroostook holds for us this summer.  I don’t know about you, but the sun was welcomed yesterday, a warm bright beautiful round object that gives the world life. In education, spring means a lot of things.  It means […]

What good are pennies in the hands of children?

In late March, Zippel Elementary students did something amazing.  They turned pennies into change, not pocket change, real honest to goodness change. This is a pretty nifty video detailing the event: Zippel Event The staff at Zippel organized a penny war, the 5th grade students in ZAC (Zippel Activity Club) ran it, and classes competed […]