Dive Into Deeper Learning Through Make-A-Thons

Dive Into Deeper Learning Through Make-A-Thons

A key focus at LaCreole Middle School has been deeper learning, both what it is and what it looks like. We explore deeper learning by finding ways to immerse our entire school community in innovative experiences so that they can engage as a learner again. One of our...
Make-a-thon 2018

Make-a-thon 2018

Recently we hosted our second Make-a-thon at LaCreole Middle School.  We partnered with Sparkfun Electronics for a day of learning with a goal to create a deeper learning experience for our community. Dallas Make-a-thon 2018 was well attended and a key take-away was...
Innovate Dallas Launches!

Innovate Dallas Launches!

As a launch for Innovate Dallas, a week of activities were held highlighting the work that is being done in our local schools and to begin conversations around community connections in support of creating authentic learning experiences for students. The week was...
Dallas Oregon’s First Make-a-thon

Dallas Oregon’s First Make-a-thon

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, LaCreole Middle School, held the first ever community-led make-a-thon in Dallas, Oregon. The idea was brought to the community by A.J. Foscoli, the economic development director for Dallas and a seasoned veteran of previous Innovate...
Dallas Make-a-thon Video!

Dallas Make-a-thon Video!

Andrew Schafer, Ben Eastlund and Logan Kumnick are three autodidacts with a passion for videography. As 8th graders at LaCreole, they took on opportunities to highlight activities at school throughout the year and LaCreole was able to provide tools and an audience for...