Middle School

How to Decrease Sodium and Increase Flavor in School Breakfasts and Lunches

By: Executive Chef Michael Morris

Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture enacted new, science-based nutrition standards for the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. These standards were the first major changes to school lunches in 15 years, and they do much to improve the nutrition of the meals served to children all over the country.

Third Annual FCA US ‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ Rolls Out New Bikes to 150 Detroit Students

Students recognized for improvements in the ABC’s – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance
Press Release

June 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of the summer break, FCA US LLC hosted the third annual ‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day,’ presenting 150 elementary and middle school students with new bicycles, helmets and children’s books in recognition of their improvement in one or more of the ABC's – Attendance, Behavior and Course Performance.

Making an Impact Around the Globe: Rhode Island – Mentoring Students Toward Success in Science


Amgen Rhode Island partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State to launch the first site-based mentoring program in Rhode Island. The program, called Beyond School Walls, brought 20 sixth graders from a local elementary school to Amgen for a 15-week program. Each of the 20 students was paired with a volunteer Amgen staff member, meeting every other Wednesday from November through June for one-to-one mentoring.

Investing in the World’s Future Workforce with New College and Career Access Center

Written by Floyd Middle School Students, Cobb County, Georgia

Written by Floyd Middle School Students: Lady Bacares, 8th Grade; Jonathan Douthit, 8th Grade; Derrick Fuller, 8th Grade; Kaylah Jackson, 8th Grade; Rahel Kefetew, 8th Grade; Amira McArthur, 6th Grade; Edgar Nolasco-Mendoza, 7th Grade; Sofiyat Raji, 7th Grade; and Kierstyn Smith, 6th Grade

Bloomberg LP: A Promising Young Technologist

Meet Stephen B., age 14, intern for Bloomberg Princeton R&D

Originally posted on Bloomberg.com.

Do you remember what you did the summer before you started the 9th grade? It’s a bit hazy for me, but it probably involved a lot of whiffle ball, riding bikes, and going to the beach with my friends. I’m sure I had loads of fun, but would I call it a productive use of time? Well, maybe not.

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, Helps Verizon Uncover the Next World-Changing App Idea; Tablets, $20,000 and More for Winning Teams

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Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is helping Verizon to encourage students nationwide to join the Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life.

New Program From Verizon Teaches Middle School Boys in Baltimore Coding and 3-D Design

by Robin White Goode

The week of July 13 launched Minority Male Makers, a 2-year program developed by Verizon, which aims at giving minority middle school boys hands-on learning experiences with advanced technology, opening their eyes to the professional possibilities that STEM combined with entrepreneurship skills can offer. The program aims at empowering a new generation of minority men by giving them lifelong technology and entrepreneurship skills.

Coding and 3D Design Program from Verizon Keeps Hundreds of Minority Middle School Boys Busy Learning this Summer

Press Release

July 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Minority middle school boys in four cities across the country are gaining hands-on learning experience this summer with advanced technology that is opening their eyes to many of the exciting professional possibilities that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and entrepreneurship skills can offer.

Verizon Offers STEM Camp for Middle School Boys at Morgan State University

By: Daniel Leaderman

A summer program at Morgan State University is trying to encourage young, black males to study science and engineering and prepare them for careers in technology and entrepreneurship.


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