First thing? He pulled up, plugged it in and let the students ooh and aah all over it.
Teacher Bruce Weinberg introduced his Kalapuya High School students to modern electrical science through the Nissan Leaf, the all-electric car.
Weinberg rented the car for a day as part of his class study about energy consumption, the use of fossil fuels and alternative energy sources.
They’ll get around to learning about potential and connective energy, but the Leaf was a lesson kids could get their hands on. Of course, they all got a ride in the car, too.
Integrated Science class may never be the same.
Sign up to receive emails and text messages about Bethel school cancellations or delays through the free FlashAlert system. Within minutes you will be notified with updated information on school closures or delays.
Go online to FlashAlert, enter your email information and follow the on-screen prompts. You will receive school closure information as an email or as a text message.
In the case of bad weather conditions always check the local media outlets – TV and radio – first for any school closures or delays.
If you hear nothing about Bethel on local radio or TV it means that Bethel Schools are on a normal schedule.
You can help provide essential warm clothing and medications to Bethel students in need. The district’s annual Socks, Mittens and Meds drive is now underway, and all contributions are tax deductible.
The greatest clothing needs are new socks, underwear and sweatpants. Students utilizing Bethel school health rooms often need these items.
Monetary donations are used to help purchase prescription medications such as antibiotics or inhalers for asthma. These funds are distributed as needed by referral to our district nurses and Student Health Center staff.
Clothing and monetary donations can be dropped off at any Bethel school now through December 8th.
Checks should be made out to Willamette High School with “Socks, Mittens, and Meds” in the comment line.
How to create better schools, why we need more effective evaluations of teachers and principals, what it takes to close the achievement gap, and how we can support improved education for all Bethel kids.
These are some of the issues to be addressed at the Community Discussion on Public Schools, tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Prairie Mountain School.
Join Bethel superintendent Colt Gill, Ben Cannon, a top education advisor to Governor Kitzhaber, State Representative Val Hoyle and Bethel teacher Ann Burgess. Share your ideas, ask your questions, and learn more about our schools today.
Free child care and interpretive services will be provided.