Happenings on the Kelly Campus

Faculty and Staff were delighted to host three Catholic Middle Schools from Casper, Sheridan and Cheyenne. The school groups were treated to sunny skies and plenty of wildlife viewings. Meanwhile the graduate students wrapped up their second week of academics in Advanced Elements of Field Ecology. …

Service Project with Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Each season it is the duty of the AmeriCorps interns to work on a service project either individually or as a group with an organization outside of the Teton Science Schools. During the fall l worked with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation and Jackson Hole Nature Mapping. …

Parallels of Gross National Happiness and Place-Based Education

During their time here at the Teacher Learning Center, the Bhutanese teacher delegation reflected that there are many similarities between place-based education and Bhutan’s recent focus on Education for Gross National Happiness. Gross National Happiness is Bhutan’s commitment to its people to focus more on the happiness of its people through the four pillars of: sustainable development, …

The American Pika: More Than Just a Cute Face

Pikas are the West’s foremost charismatic alpine denizen; they alert you to their whereabouts, they are cute like rabbits (because they are), and scurry around on talus fields with the season’s finest selections of fresh cut flowers. …

Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club Supports Mule Deer Research

In 2010, the Conservation Research Center of Teton Science Schools received funding from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to conduct a three-year study on mule deer responses to roadways and human development in Teton County, …

Teton Village Holiday Roundup

If you haven’t noticed Teton Village has really changed over the years. Once a small little ski village is today a bustling ski resort. Wildlife Expeditions has partnered with the Teton Village Association to provide educational opportunities to visitors and locals alike. …

Bunnery Benefit Raises Almost $16,000

“The energy is the best part,” said Caroline Labbé, reflecting on the 5th Annual Bunnery Benefit held last Saturday.

Once again, the owners of The Bunnery Bakery & Restaurant (Caroline, Tony and Luc Labbé, …

Bighorn Students Explore Grand Teton National Park

A group of middle school students, parents, and teachers from Bighorn, Wyoming enjoyed an active week of exploration and field research at Teton Science Schools this fall. The students explored Grand Teton National Park and investigated the influences of water on landforms, …

Outreach Programs Bring the Teacher Learning Center into Wyoming and Idaho

Last week, instructors from the Jackson Campus took Cheyenne elementary students on field trips into Mylar Park and the Laramie County School District Outdoor Education Center. Two weeks ago, graduate students taught a program to all 122 6th grade students at Lander Middle School focused on water, …

2011 Journeys School State of the School (Video)

The Journeys School State of the School address is now available online! If you were unable to attend the event on November 9th, please click here to view Head of School Nate McClennen’s discussion on the philosophy, …