Fueling Appetites for Efficient Vehicles at Glencoe Winter Workshop

Written by YES! Coordinator Katelyn Bocklund On Thursday, December 15, 2016, 21 students and their coaches from Hutchinson and Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) YES! teams came together to learn about renewable and efficient automotive design practices at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. Jim Wallace, Joe Wambeke, and Theron Busse from the Ridgewater College Auto Body Collision Technology Program began the morning by talking to the students about industry... [Read More...]

Westbrook-Walnut Grove Volunteer Day 2016

Guest Blog Post by the WWG YES! Team On Wednesday, October 19, the WWG Earth YES! team invited all high school to help start a year of giving back to the community. These students took the first part of their M.E.A. break to help rake neighborhood lawns. Bringing their own rakes, over 50 kids showed up to support the effort started by 10 Earth YES! Students. The students in Earth YES! wanted to help the community for a good cause. They knew it might... [Read More...]

10th Annual Fall Summit Prepares YES! Students for Success with Interactive Sessions

The 10th Annual Fall Summit, held at Saint John’s University on October 12th, engaged nearly 200 students and coaches from 16 YES! teams from central and southern Minnesota. The day started out with an activity, “massively multi-player thumb-wrestling,” where “grand masters” and “legendary grand masters” were born. Teams were then welcomed by Father Lew Grobe, a monk at St. Johns Abbey, who shared his ideas on the importance of creating... [Read More...]

Sea Change Makes a Splash at 3rd Annual Northeast Fall Summit

By YES! Coordinator Jim DeVries On a beautiful fall day, 83 students and 21 coaches assembled at the Laurentian Environmental Center in Britt MN for the 3rd annual Northeast MN Fall Summit. Teams representing Carlton High School, Cherry High School, Northern Lights Community School, Virginia High School and Wrenshall High School were in attendance. The day started off with a quick introduction to the YES! program for new students. The students then... [Read More...]

Summer 2016 Edition of the YES! E-Newsletter

The Summer Edition of the YES! e-Newsletter was recently sent out to YES! supporters.  Be sure to check it out here.  There are great stories on our excitement about the 10th season of YES!, our new staff and partner, our statewide expansion, the work of YES! teams over the past season, and the YES! awards.  Read More →

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