Take a break from studying for final exams and take a peek at how the Obamas are celebrating the holidays. At WhiteHouse.gov
you can watch a video of the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree and find instructions for holiday crafts you can do at home.
Alright, now back to work! If your end-of-semester projects include current events and social issues, check out CQ Researcher
for useful information on a variety of important topics.
Are you considering a career in programming, or do you just enjoy messing around with computers? If you don't know where to start, check out our Coding and Web Design
subject guide for great free coding resources. Bento
offers a huge directory of coding tutorials. Or head over to Scratch
to learn how to design your own video games using an easy but powerful visual coding language.
It's a great time of year to be thankful for what you have and to think about ways you can help others who don't have as much as you. Maybe volunteer some time at a local food shelf? Or think globally: The World Food Programme website
has up-to-the-moment information on how it has delivered food to families in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. Get inspired and get involved!.
Did you know that high school students 16-years-old and older may serve as trainee election judges? Election judges have the very important job of setting up polling places on Election Day, handing out ballots, and making sure voting runs smoothly. The MN Secretary of State student page
provides instructions for becoming a trainee election judge. Plan ahead for next year when Minnesotans will vote in the big races for Senator, Representative, Governor, and more! Find more ways to get involved at our Voting & Politics page