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Jennifer Capell, Idaho Arts Charter School Teacher, Wins Grant Award

Ms. Jennifer Capell, a 3rd-4th grade teacher at Idaho Arts Charter School in Nampa, ID, was recently awarded a $500 Classroom Grant from Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE), the state’s only non-union professional teacher association. Ms. Brenda Miller, NWPE Regional Membership Director, presented the grant at a staff meeting. The award will fund the purchase two more »

Now, That’s Using Your Head

From The Coeur d’Alene Press October 26, 2014 TWIN FALLS — At a school known for its strength in knowledge more than its athletic prowess, leave it to a Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy player to use her head to get the job done. The principal’s daughter, no less. Mary Nicklay scored on a header off a more »

Pocatello Community Charter School Students Experience Expeditionary Learning

By Rebecca Long Pyper From Idaho State Journal October 14, 2014 If people really learn best by doing, the students at Pocatello Community Charter School are on their way to becoming little Einsteins. The school, whose motto “we are a crew, not passengers” means teachers are called “crew leaders,” is committed to taking kids out more »