MidTown Blog

Building Common Ground Speaker on Colbert Report

Posted on February 8th, 2013

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay will open the 2013 Building Common Ground lecture series on Thursday, February 28. StoryCorps is a national project that celebrates the extraordinary stories of ordinary people. Isay observed, “When you take the time to listen to people around you, you find power, poetry and grace in their stories.” The 7:00 lecture … Read More »


MidTown High Schools Sweep Academic Decathlon

Posted on February 1st, 2013

Congratulations to our three MidTown high schools for demonstrating academic excellence at the MCSD Academic Decathlon.  The competition included three communication events and seven objective tests.  Students wrote essays, delivered prepared and impromptu speeches, and were interviewed by community experts and volunteers.  They were tested in areas of economics, mathematics, language and literature, science or … Read More »