Region 2 - Bottineau

March 14, 2018
Dakota College at Bottineau

We want to extend a sincere thank you to all who attended this year’s Bottineau Education Day! It was fantastic to see all the innovative projects. A special thank you to our volunteers, teachers, and parents who helped make it happen!

Classes Online

January 2019

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Class A - What “Wood” You Make?
Trees and forests provide us many products from wood for paper, heating, cooking, buildings, musical instruments; crafts and toys; nuts and fruits; to medicines and mushrooms. Selling “special forest products” could be an opportunity to start your own business or earn extra money. Participants will make and take home a marshmallow popper.

This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.

Class B - The Red River Cart
Learn how a wheelwright uses tools to create a Red River Cart. There will be cart pants, models, and tools present. These items can be handled and will be demonstrated.
Class C - See Tracks? Think Train.
Nearly every three hours, someone is struck by a train in the U.S. During this presentation, students will learn the skills they need to safely walk, bike, skate or ride near the railroad tracks. Students will also learn where it’s safe to play, where it’s not, and what they need to do when they get to a crossing.
Class D - Dance Through the Years
Students will learn a brief history along with the styles of Dance. They will learn a short dance routine that includes varying styles of dance. Students will be moving a majority of the time, so please take this into consideration.

This class is limited to a capacity of 24 students per session, per presenter request.

Class E - Succulents in The Landscape
In this class students will learn about succulents and how they are used in landscaping. Each student will get to plant a succulent to take home.
Class F - Penelope's Coffee Shop & Art Worship
Learn what it takes to start your own business. I will show how passion and drive got me to my dream of owning my own business.
Class G - Electrical Keychains
Students will make an electrical keychain from tools and materials that electricians and plumbers use every day.
Class H - Power Plant Puzzle
Can your two-person team build the puzzle with nuts, bolts, linkage and PVC? Bring your mechanical skills and teammate to the challenge.



This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter

Class I - Theater Productions
A theatrical production is any work of theater, such as a staged play, musical, comedy, or drama produced from a written book or script. These productions generally feature actors, costumes, and sets. Come and learn what theater is about and what it brings to the community.
Class J - Using Creative Thinking and Problem Solving to Find Multiple Solutions
The students will use their imaginations to find objects hidden in abstract images. Students will have the opportunity to brainstorm with their peers and produce a small work of art to take with them.
Class K - Learn All About Running a Greenhouse!
In this class, you will learn all about a greenhouse operation. There will be a short tour of the greenhouses and the students will get to transplant a seedling vegetable into a 4” pot.
Class L - Incredible Wearables
Incredible Wearables gives youth the opportunity to use the engineering design process to build a wearable fitness tracker that will help people lead healthier lifestyles. Along the way, young people will learn how circuit sensors, and health data can be blended with fashion to create a viable wearable tech product.

This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.

Class M - Hunters' Safety
Today, hunter education programs are about more than safety. They provide a good foundation to producing safe, ethical, and responsible hunters that ensure the continuation of the hunting tradition. All are welcome.
Class N: Border Patrol Information
This class will explain the role a U.S. Border Patrol agent plays in the community. Not only are agents here to protect us, but also are strong role models. Students will also have a hands-on activity in this class.
Class O - Health Rescuers

Learn what Chiropractic is and how it can help you maintain your best health.

Class P - Nursing...A Career to Consider
Nurses work in a variety of settings, rarely have trouble finding a job, have the opportunity to travel the world, can be entrepreneurs, and more!

This class is limited to a capacity of 16 students per session, per presenter request.

Class Q - Strange New Planet
Students work in teams to explore a newly discovered planet via roles as: an astronomer, a satellite, a flyby space craft, and an orbiter. Experience the process NASA goes through in mission design while observing and recording data.


This class is limited to a capacity of 30 students per session, per presenter request.

Class R - Intro to Basic Canine & Feline Pet Care and Safety
How to care for your fury friend canine or feline. Breed, bathing, brushing, ears, nails, and dental care at home. Basic first aid and safety for the cat and dog lover.
Class S - Maries Cooking with Jared
Students will get to watch a chef in action. They will make a small snack.
Class T - Lessons About Your Money
The more you know about how to make money, how to save money, and how to spend money, the less likely it is that you will have money problems as an adult. Do you know people who never seem to have enough money? If you don’t want to live that way, listen up. We have some good information to share with you.
Education Day Schedule
Schedule subject to change
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Pre-Opening Music
9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Opening Rally
10:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. All Students Attend Classes
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Project Students Eat Lunch
11:10 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Non-Project Students Attend Classes
11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Project Students Present Projects at Hall of Great Ideas Showcase
11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch (Maroon) Non-Project Students View Projects
12:00 p.m. – 12:25 p.m. (Teal) Non-Project Students View Projects (Maroon) Non-Project Students Eat Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
1:05 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. All Students Attend Classes
1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Closing Rally

Getting Registered

Step 1

Review the registration section which provides the Education Day schedule, class descriptions and forms needed to register.


Step 2

Download the forms in the section titled "Registration Forms".  Both Microsoft Word and Adobe Reader (PDF) formats have been provided.


Step 3

Fill out the forms. When finished, submit your registration via email, fax, or mail.

Step 4

Get prepared and excited for the big day! We’ll process your registration and mail a registration packet several days after we receive your completed registration.

Advisory Leadership Team

Glenda Fauske


Denise Schroeter


Rachael Buss


Tim Davis


Aimee Erdman


Dwight Olson


Janeen Pollman


Clint Reinoel


Steve Watson


Past Bottineau Education Day Guides
2017 Williston Education Day Guide
2016 Williston Education Day Guide
2015 Williston Education Day Guide
2014 Williston Education Day Guide