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May 19, 2017

IDEAS Baccalaureate 2017

Students, Families, Friends, and Community Members,
you are cordially invited to the

Baccalaureate Ceremony  
for the IDEAS Academy Class of 2017
Thursday, June 1st at 6 pm   
In the Matrix of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 


Baccalaureate services date back to 1432 and were originally religious occasions. Our modern version is secular and
meant to celebrate, honor, and inspire the graduating class.

 

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Our keynote speaker is Ms. Barbara Lawton:  Wisconsin’s 43 lieutenant governor from 2002 - 2010 , and  exemplary public servant and leader in women’s rights, the creative economy, and political reform movements.

 

  

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A special alumna guest speaker, Ms. Akilah Allen, graduated from the first class at IDEAS Academy and continued her education at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee graduating this spring.

 

  

Scholarships and awards will be celebrated.

After the ceremony, the class picture will be taken, then the seniors will travel to IDEAS for their Senior Banquet. 

 

 


April 23, 2017
by: Jackson Kloes, Writing Apprentice for Étude Studios

LTC offers IDEAS sophomores some Career Connections

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The scent of curiosity loomed in the air, the eagerness of students was near palpable. Myself along with a crowd of other students arrived for the April 11 fieldtrip early, awaiting what educational opportunities this morning would bring us. This intrigue would carry our group of thirty-some sophomores to the photo-lined corridors of Lakeshore Technical College.

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April 12, 2017
by: Keira Collin, Étude Studios Writing Intern

IDEAS Students attend conference for The Tempest

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The Issues and Ethics class travelled to UW-Madison to attend the Great World Texts[http://humanities.wisc.edu/public-humanities/gwt/about-gwt/] conference on Monday, April 3. This year, students around Wisconsin read William Shakespeare’s The Tempest and created projects to focus on a specific thematic lens within the book. Students attended plenary sessions in which one group from each school presented their project in front of the entire conference group, a Q&A with keynote speaker Margaret Atwood, and two gallery walks compiled of the creations of all of the participating schools.

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April 4, 2017
by: Vadim Dekker, IDEAS Academy Senior

IDEAS Student Offers Weekly Movement Sessions for Peers

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Welcome students!

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March 16, 2017
by: Keira Collin, Étude Studios Writing Intern

Building Community through Town Hall

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As clusters of students and staff alike filter into the IDEAS Academy Drama Room, there is animated chatter that is only heightened by an air of anticipation. An advisory cohort gathers in a tight circle in the front of the room, heads bowed closely together to shield their secrets from the rest of the group. As the entirety of the school settles, a student steps ahead of the group and hollers:

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March 6, 2017
by: Keira Collin, Étude Studios Writing Intern

IDEAS Student Receives Honorable Mention

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Screen Shot 2017 03 06 at 5.12.14 PM Hannah Staats, a senior at IDEAS Academy, was awarded with an honorable mention throughout the Midwest for her writing portfolio. She submitted a group of works compiled mostly of flash fiction, poetry, and some prose to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

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March 6, 2017
by: Keira Collin, Étude Studios Writing Intern

IDEAS Student To Be In Navy’s Nuclear Program

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Screen Shot 2017 03 06 at 5.04.46 PM I spoke with Jeremy Sharp, a senior at IDEAS Academy who recently enlisted in the United States Navy’s Nuclear Program. Below, Sharp talks of his future plans, worries, and offers his advice to others hoping to follow a similar path.

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February 28, 2017
by: Erica Brown

I.D.E.A.S. Academy Shadow Day

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I.D.E.A.S. Academy is hosting a Shadow Day on Tuesday, March 14th.

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February 6, 2017
by: Keira Collin, Étude Studios Writing Intern

IDEAS has a volunteer culture

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During Exhibitions of Learning (EoLs) at IDEAS Academy, a group of dedicated students volunteer their time to keep everything running smoothly and efficiently. Volunteer positions include curating the gallery for gallery walks, timing presentations, ushering at Jake’s Cafe, managing sound equipment, and introducing presenters.

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January 30, 2017
by: Erica Brown

Information Night

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I.D.E.A.S. Academy and The Mosaic School are hosting an Information Night on Tuesday, February 7th, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room 3402. Please invite friends and families to learn more about The Mosaic School and I.D.E.A.S. Academy. Staff and students guide tours and will be available to answer questions about the program.

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