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Special to the Star News Lessons learned in the classroom are great but they can’t compete with seeing and experiencing those lessons in the real world. So was the case for 73 students, parents and teachers from Salk Middle School who spent four days of their summer vacation touring the museums, memorials and historic sites […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor “We gave you our lives, now give them their meaning.” That’s but one of countless quotes reiterated, passages read, concrete inscriptions displayed and keynote messages delivered that Salk Middle School teacher Ron Hustvedt and former Salk Magnet student Matti Martin of Otsego have been trying to digest on their trip to […]

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Sam Nordstrom, an eighth-grade student at Salk Middle School, walked in the footsteps of U.S. leaders as part of his summer break from school. He was one of more than 250 outstanding middle schools students from across the United States to take part in a leadership conference in Washington, D.C., themed Voices of Leadership: Reflecting […]

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