Nokomis student meets with Michelle Obama

Nokomis fifth grader Johanna Kelly recently visited Washington, D.C. to interview First Lady Michelle Obama as part of Newsday's Kidsday program. Pat Mulloolly, the Editor of Kidsday, selected Johanna out of more than one thousands…

Nokomis students turn into reporters

[caption id="attachment_13462" align="aligncenter" width="430"] Students from Nokomis interviewed Miss USA.[/caption] Students from Jennifer Lynn DeCarlo’s fifth grade class at Nokomis Elementary School have been working as Kidsday reporters since the beginning of December. Kidsday, a…

Nokomis, Hiawatha Girl Scouts donate toys

Girl Scouts from Nokomis and Hiawatha held a holiday event and collected new toys to donate to Toys for Tots. The toys were picked up by two Marines this week from the schools and will…

Waverly, Nokomis library students raise money for UNICEF

Students at Waverly Avenue Elementary and Nokomis Elementary libraries raised money for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Librarian Mrs. Cronin taught students about human rights and children’s rights through the UNICEF website.  The students in…