Butterfly Releases at Sahli Nature Park

Butterfly Releases at Sahli Nature Park

On a sunny afternoon in the meadow at Sahli Nature Park, children and their families gathered around a netted cage full of fluttering butterflies. Pam Varga, the park naturalist, gently placed an orange and black Monarch butterfly onto the outstretched hand of each...
The Rock

The Rock

Pictured above: Crew moving the rock that now sits at the corner of Rt. 51 and Darlington Rd. in 1965. Some of you may wonder what the story is behind the “rock” that sits at the corner of Rt. 51 and Darlington Rd. Back in 1965, the  Chippewa Township Road crew found...
Sahli Nature Park Pollinator Conservation Project

Sahli Nature Park Pollinator Conservation Project

One third of the food we eat comes from plants that are pollinated by bees. Without bees and butterflies to carry pollen from one blossom to another, flowering plants cannot make fruits, vegetables or seeds. But the populations of our native bees and butterflies are...
Life in the Slow Lane

Life in the Slow Lane

How a love for vintage mopeds is taking two Chippewa Township brothers on the road It’s a love affair that began for many Austrians in the 1970s and 1980s. Millions of MOtorized PEDal (moped) bikes were sold during that era, chiefly a brand named “Puch” – which...
Blackhawk High School

Blackhawk High School

Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center Visit Blackhawk High School students were recently invited to participate in a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center. Selected students submitted video applications and...
Highland Middle School

Highland Middle School

One of the Highland Middle School values is that we believe in educating the whole child. Therefore we not only educate the students during the school day on academics, but we also focus on activities where students learn empathy and learn to give to others and care...