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Despite launch delays, McDade’s second team of satellite-building students traveled to Cape Canaveral, Florida to watch their creation take flight. A group of three incoming seniors—Luz Ramirez, Juan Rodriguez and


In June, a McDade teacher was selected to attend a prestigious professional development institute in Houston sponsored by Humanities Texas in partnership with Rice University. John Pedersen, who teaches English

The Henry A. Lundgren American Legion Post 295 and Auxiliary are proud to announce the 2019 graduates of Boys State and Bluebonnet Girls State. 

What is NIE?

Newspapers In Education (NIE) is an exciting interactive program that engages students in learning by providing teachers access to the Elgin Courier print and E-edition for use in their classroom. The NIE program is designed to make reading newspapers a fun and beneficial learning experience.

Our program is dedicated to promoting literacy in our communities. Our goal is to educate, inform and inspire students by providing classroom teachers unique, timely and creative online resources to engage students and encourage lifelong learning. NIE provides resources for teachers, students and parents in all subject areas for grades 2-8. The eEdition (digital newspaper) subscriptions and educational resources are provided at no cost to schools and learning facilities, thanks to generous donations made by community members, businesses and our subscribers.

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Odin is the god of wisdom, poetry, death, divination, and magic in Norse mythology. This week Kid Scoop introduces readers to Odin and other Norse tales from what is today known as Scandinavia.

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The legend of the Monkey King tells of a magic stone. When the wind blew over the stone, it turned into a moving, walking monkey by the name of Sun Wukong. This week's Kid Scoop page tells the legend story of the Monkey King.

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