Students awarded for achievements, helping others in scholarship haul

Students awarded for achievements, helping others in scholarship haul

LEWISTON — More than $69,000 in local scholarship money was awarded to Johannesburg Lewiston High School students this year at the school’s senior awards ceremony May 31, at Congregational United Church in Lewiston. Danica Nowak, Johannesburg-Lewiston High School counselor who helps students connect with awards and scholarships, said this year she has noticed an increase in community-based scholarships. “It’s nice to see that the scholarship money is increasing because of course tuition rates are also going up,” Nowak said. “I really think that we have a generous community, and I…

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Online classes, modern textbooks helping revitalize Cherokee language

Online classes, modern textbooks helping revitalize Cherokee language

Ed Fields, an online Cherokee language course instructor, uses a live video stream to reach thousands of students across the world each year. TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Recent research focusing on Native American languages and how they are taught is helping revitalize the Cherokee language, in part, through online courses and modern textbooks developed by the Cherokee Nation. Using these updated methods, the Cherokee Nation’s Cherokee Language Program continues to have a far-reaching impact, with up to 3,000 students taking online courses and around 400 taking community classes each year. Participating…

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Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

HYDERABAD: Thirty-year-old Ruby Gupta was in search of a workfrom-home opportunity when she chanced upon a Facebook post which said recruitment startup Sheroes is the go-to platform for women exploring work options. She decided to give it a try. Within days of applying, she landed a work-from-home project with UrbanClap. Lumis Partners-backed Sheroes is among a slew of women-focused recruitment startups that have come up over the past few years to help women who have taken a career break find work, including jobs that offer flexibility in terms of hours…

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Why residential visits are crucial in helping ‘mollycoddled’ youngsters turn out to be impartial

Why residential visits are crucial in helping ‘mollycoddled’ youngsters turn out to be impartial

A primary headteacher argues that it’s miles useful for schools to keep walking residential trips, notwithstanding the fees and external pressures My first revel in of a residential journey became as a yr five scholar in 1972, whilst 16 folks went to London for four days. I found out plenty in that idyllic week; that if you are hungry, you consume what you’re given; that it’s miles nearly impossible to run down a steep hill in Greenwich at complete tilt without falling flat in your face; and that you don’t…

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