Ranger Report: Y.E. Smith Goes International

Congratulations to  Chief Reading Ranger Todd Taylor  for organizing a teleconference connecting Y.E. Smith students with Indian students visiting Todd’s office in Ahmedabad. Credit goes to  Communications  Chair Mark Lazenby and Phyllis Coley for getting the great placement on page A-3 in Sunday’s (March 23, 2014) Herald-Sun.  Thanks too, to Duke Corporate Education (where Todd’s other job is) for the generous use of their facilities. Yee-Haw!

This is the picture that appeared with the story and the copy that appeared with it is below.  The link to the story on the Herald-Sun website is here or click on the picture.

Elementary students participate

in global teleconference


Six students from Y.E. Smith Elementary School joined six counterparts from India on Friday in a global teleconference organized by the Durham Rotary Club and Duke CE. At the end of the 70-minute conference, participants on both sides of the globe joined in group photo with Duke CE’s Todd Taylor, the program organizer, Principal Letisha Judd, Coach Smith, Victoria Robinson, and Darlene Escudero, with six AIG students from Y.E. Smith and students and teachers from New Bricks School in Ahmedabad, India, on screen.