Niwot students fundraise, design, build classrooms from shipping containers for Uganda school

Longtime Niwot Elementary School teacher Dale Peterson wanted to teach about Africa, but also go beyond the typical lessons focused on African animals.  So 10 years ago, he connected with the headmistress of the Mwebaza Primary School in Uganda, and they started a pen pal program. “We wanted it to be a true partnership,” he
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Altona students build passion for education equality through service learning

Seventh grade students at Altona Middle School raised over $4,000 for the Malala Foundation as part of their 7th grade Language Arts Class. What began as a classroom reading and study of the book, “I am Malala” culminated in a fundraising gala where students presented speeches of advocacy for educational equity, musical pieces, artwork and
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