Irving ISD was named a top digital school district by the Center for Digital Education (CDE). According to the CDE press release, Irving ISD was selected for our use of innovative technologies such as the 1:1 laptop initiative, STEM curriculum and flipped classroom instruction. Survey recognizes exemplary school boards and districts use of technology to govern their district, communicate with students, parents and community and improve the learning environment and district operations, they wrote..

The scene unfolding outside your vehicle during this drive will include forests and Lake Superior shoreline. Continue another 40 minutes and arrive in the town of Newberry. Take in the Logging Museum, take a ride on a wilderness trolley, visit a bear habitat or simply keep a watchful wildlife eye, since Newberry is the moose capital of Michigan..

Our second course was a Hazmat Operations Course that was conducted by Captain Mark Smith. This course is an advanced hazardous materials response course that trains how to deal with more complex situations. Both these courses are major commitments and I couldn’t be more proud of the membership for stepping up and completing the training.

The whole city would be shut down,” I laughed. Turns histrionic.The two of us chatted, passing ships at the breakfast table. Annica had moved back here from Washington State in order to run the family business. After that, Movoto divided these crimes into four different categories:MurdersViolent crimes (rape, murder, assault, robbery)Property crimes (burglary, theft, vehicle theft)Total crimesAfter omitting any places that didn’t report crime data to the bureau that year, Movoto wound up with a total of 25 places. For each, they calculated the crime rate per 100,000 residents, in order to fairly compare places with different population sizes (a common statistical practice).Using these crime rates, they ranked each place from one to 25 in each of the categories, with the lower numbers being the safer places. Next, they weighted the results so that murders, violent crimes, and property crimes each comprised 30 percent of the overall score, while total crimes comprised 10 percent.Finally, they averaged these results into an overall Big Deal Score, where the place with the lowest score was the safest.Now let’s take a closer look at what makes each of the top 10 so safe, starting with the safest place, Worland.1.

Ping Lian Yeak artwork will be on display, and he will be creating art during the presentation itself and his stay in Fond du Lac. Lee, will share comments, as well as describing her journey with her gifted son as described in her just released book Want to Be An Artist. Both were the initial inspiration for the creation of Strokes of Genius and the Train the Talent Art Studio Program..