Newton's Road Articles

Newton's Road has a column in Families First Monthly, a newsprint magazine available in over 400 locations in Northern Lower Michigan. Links to these and other Newton's Road articles are listed below. Use the Archive link to access older articles. 

October 5, 2020
October - November Families First Article

Building on last month's theme, Erosion,  try going on a hole hunt this Fall. Our Executive Director, Barb Termaat explains how holes can be made naturally, and how to find them! 

Go on a Hole Hunt!

August 1, 2020
August-September Families First Article

The volleyball net location on Memorial Beach in Elk Rapids is now 20 feet offshore. Bridges are closed, rock walls are being built and houses have fallen into Great Lakes. What is happening?! Erosion! 

Erosion Rocks Our World!  

June 1, 2020
June-July Families First Column

What a great time of year to explore the forests around our beautiful region! Discover some ways to help make a forest walk into a learning adventure with kids of different ages. 

Forest Walk Activities

April 3, 2020
April-May Families First Column

Get tips from Newton's Road executive director Barb Termaat and seasoned homeschool parent Rose Zivkovich on engaging your students and developing learning habits at home.