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  • Job fair pic
    Tacoma School District offers free job fair on July 30
    Looking for a career with the Tacoma School District? If so, plan to attend a free job fair on July 30 from 2-6pm at Gray Middle School located at 6229 South Tyler Street in Tacoma. There are several positions the district is looking to hire...
  • Backpack programs
    Volunteer for back to school
    August is a month filled with preparations for back-to-school: buying supplies, new clothes, visiting new schools, and more. However, there are many children in Iredell county whose families cannot afford all the necessities for "back-to...
  • 2005 Skyline Spartans Football
    The Road to my Super Bowl: The Preseason
    Almost ten years ago to the day, I made the decision to come out for the football team. It was my senior year at Skyline High School, so I figured that trying a couple new things couldn't hurt. I was a decent athlete, so I thought that walking...
  • Johnny Depp
    How did they do it: 20 Extremely successful celebrities with little education
    Is continuing education always the best choice? It may not be. There are many famous people who have reached great levels of success in spite of having dropped out of high school or college. In fact, many of these individuals struggled mightily in...
  • Elephant
    'If an Elephant went to School' book review
    "If an Elephant went to School" by Ellen Fischer and illustrated by Laura Wood is a thoughtful story about animals and how they conduct themselves in school. With beautiful and vibrant illustrations Fischer weaves a cute story about how...
  • School
    Common Core opt-out leads to third-grader being banned from school party
    Michele Thornton reveals that her daughter, who attends third grade at Oldmans Township School District, was banned from a school party because she opted out of a Common Core test. Fox News reports on Friday that the third-grader did not take the...
  • IFA Paris launches Perfume & Cosmetics Management MBA
    IFA Paris launches Perfume & Cosmetics Management MBA
    IFA Paris recently launched a new English taught MBA program. The new Perfume & Cosmetics Management MBA willenable future graduates to acquire the technical, managerial and entrepreneurial tools needed to succeed in the beauty industry."...
  • 10 top graduation Bible verses for cards and letters
    10 top graduation Bible verses for cards and letters
    Seeking Scriptures and suitable sentiments for special graduates?As the traditional academic year comes to a close, schools hold celebratory commencement ceremonies. Parents proudly applaud for their beaming graduates, who are marking their...
  • Green Lantern Ring
    O Green Lantern! My Green Lantern!
    As the school year winds to a close, it’s only natural for me to reflect upon memorable moments I’ve had in my career as an educator. I recently got to share one of these moments at an Arizona Storyteller’s event, a moment I will...
  • Amanda Portela
    Valley Center music festival raises money for local school music programs
    The 4th annual Valley Center Music Fest and BBQis scheduled to take place at Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center on Saturday June 6th from noon to 7 PM. The festival is co-produced by Cattle Call Productions and the Valley Center/Pauma Music Boosters....
  • 'Invitation to Dance' from San Francisco Ballet School
    'Invitation to Dance' from San Francisco Ballet School
    The San Francisco Ballet School extends An Invitation to Dance this coming week - an opportunity for the nation’s oldest ballet school to showcase the achievements of its students over the past year, and to give audiences an opportunity to...
  • Lunch at school
    School lunches: Should the school interfere with brown bag lunches?
    What’s in your child’s school lunch today?It seems school lunches have become a topic of concern in most school lunch programs, especially with First Lady Michelle Obama’s interest in making school lunches a top priority. The U.S...
  • 9 questions parents ask before holding a child back in school
    9 questions parents ask before holding a child back in school
    As the school year draws to a close, many people assume youngsters will automatically advance from one class grade level to the next. However, this may not be the most advantageous course for every child., for lots of reasons. Academic, emotional,...
  • Dad's letter to school goes viral
    Dad's reply to school on kids' absence is best response ever
    The father of two elementary aged children proved to be the real MVP when he replied to a letter from his children’s school that said they were not accepting a family trip to Boston as an excusable absence.Michael Rossi took to Facebook to...
  • George F. Walker double bill 'Parents Night/The Bigger Issue'
    George F. Walker 'Parents Night/The Bigger Issue' gritty look at school issues
    Schools aren't just places to learn reading, writing and arithmetic. There are more subtle lessons to learn along the way, lessons that don't stop regardless of how long it's been since you've sat at a desk. At Theatre Passe...
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