If you're looking for 2016 election candidates, rural Iowa may not be the first place to come to mind, but that's exactly where two Keota High School students are bringing them.
Abby Schulte and Megan Adams both from Keota High School in south-eastern Iowa wanted to make a change in their school and community. "We thought, where better to look for this change than in candidates since we live in Iowa and it's caucus season." This fall, they hosted Rick Santorum at their high
New York Eighth grader Ben Yao’s head barely peeked over the auditorium podium when he emphasized “No dream is too big and no dreamer is too small,” to the dozens of students and teachers sitting back in their cushioned chairs. Saturday, Waukee High School opened its doors to students across Iowa for the Rise conference hosted by The Iowa Student Learning Institute. The Iowa Student Learning Institute (ISLI), co-founded by Waukee senior Ian Coon and Jack Hostager, a former st
Students. Kids. Young Adults. Yes, they are words used to describe the people we teach every single day, but these words do not do justice to who or what they are.
Leader. Energy. Passion. Curiousity. Entrepreneur. New Frontier.
These words come to mind when I think about the people that enter our schools five days a week and sometimes six.
I had the luxury and privilege to meet up with six students(seven when we all arrived as the Maurer Mobile could not hold seven) ear
I hope you are as excited as I am that the Iowa Student Learning Institute’s RISE conference is tomorrow! Below are a couple details you should know before arriving:
Our hashtag for the day is #IaStuChat
Doors will open at 9am with a large team activity led by students happening until the day kick offs at 10 AM in the auditorium. We invite you to try arriving a little early to take part in these events! You will not need a printed ticket for checkin.
We recommend bringi
For Immediate Release
November 4, 2015 EVENT: Iowa Student Learning Institute 2015 RISE Conference
DATE: November 7th, 2015, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Waukee High School, 555 SE University, Waukee, Iowa, 50263
On Saturday, November 7th, around 200 students, educators, and community members from across Iowa will come together to take a stand on issues facing young people at the third annual RISE conference.
The conference will be guided by the challenge “RISE: The wo
The Iowa Student Learning Institute’s RISE conference is less than one week away! Again, the conference is scheduled for Saturday, November 7th from 10-4 at Waukee High School. Here's some info you should know before next Saturday:
Doors will open at 9am with a large team activity led by students happening until the day kick offs at 10 AM in the auditorium. Please plan your arrival at Waukee High School accordingly to allow time for check in to receive your name tag and to