The 2003 Boys Basketball Team: Adversity makes you stronger

 

 

2003 basketballWhen a group of boys started playing basketball together in first grade, none of them thought they'd still be close friends twenty-some years later, keeping in touch by Facebook and texting, bound tight with the common thread of a state basketball championship. We caught up with then to talk about their championship, life after high school and value of good, hard work. Read on!

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Giving Students “Ah ha” Moments to Help them Excel in Math and Science

Jeffrey TranellMr. Tranell, who teaches 6th grade math and science at Park Forest Middle School received funds to bring the Carnegie Science Center traveling road show to students at his school. We asked him how the show will impact his class. Read on!

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Donor Support Provides Grant for Laser Technology

 

Tim Dzurko2Timothy Dzurko, who teaches Technology and Engineering Education and STEM at Park Forest Middle School received a grant to bring a CNC Laser Cutting System to design, create and assemble objects that have practical uses. Read more to learn how SCASDEF has been able to directly support the innovation and ideas of teachers, and help them make their dreams a reality.

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