Latest News for Genoa Elementary

Employability: What Does it Take to Get a Job?

employability_log_webThe District 9 State Support Team will be holding a presentation on Thursday, January 15th from 6 – 8 PM at R.G. Drage Career Center (map). The topic will be Employability: What does it take to get a job?  Information will be provided for both parents and educators. An outline of necessary skills students need when pursuing employment will also be provided. Participants will be provided with strategies and supports to identify essential life skills and vocational checklists for both teens and adults.  (more…)

Opinion Writing Comes Alive for Genoa 4th Graders

image (1)Recently, opinion writing came alive for Genoa’s fourth graders. Members of the Perry High School speech and debate team shared a dynamic exchange on two topics:

– Should cursive writing be banned?
– Should parents help their student with homework?
The students had an opportunity to see two sides of a topic debated and were also able to see how a debate is conducted.  The fourth graders learned how important backing up their opinion with facts become  (more…)