Featured

Posts in this category will appear in the featured slider on the homepage

West Ada opens computer science magnet school

Sophomore Chris Johnson was all smiles on his first day of school at Centennial High School. He was sitting in what he said is “by far my favorite class.” He is a four-year track to earn a computer programing certification so he’ll be instantly employable when he graduates. “I love computers,” Johnson said. “We get…

Kids explain the stress of going back to school
0

Kids explain the stress of going back to school

  The first day of school is over for Treasure Valley students and many are feeling relieved. Going back to school can be stressful for kids – new classroom, new teacher, new friends. Idaho EdNews asked kids from Mary McPherson Elementary School in Meridian what it’s like to start a new grade, how is the stress…

Google camp promotes DIY projects
0

Google camp promotes DIY projects

Kacie Hill, a second grader at Compass Public Charter School, has been digging into DIY projects at the Meridian Library this month. Librarians are hosting a free Google Maker Camp every Wednesday through August. The camp is a program designed to get kids making more with their hands, allowing them to play around with stuff,…