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Back to School: Some Metro schools change schedules for 2014

When will that school bell ring on August 6? While the vast majority of Metro schools will start at their regular times, some have changed schedules for the new year. 131 more words


Tom - tearing it up in the playground!

Have you seen a little Preppie tearing around the playground on legs and wheels? That’s Tom.

Like his friends, Tom has his favourite classroom and playground activities (the sandpit and ball games rate highly, as does reading) and he’s settled into school life wonderfully (remember, it’s a big jump from kinder to school). 735 more words


I’m not a child any more – Can I have a cuddle?

One of the great joys and challenges of the early stages of teenagers is their tendency to shift from wanting to be treated as an adult to being treated as a child in a split second. 273 more words


Ready Campers?

Research shows that without access to quality educational experiences during out of school months, kids and teens score lower on standardized tests at the end of the summer than they would have at the beginning. 341 more words


Walking on the Moon

The summer of 1969 was one of changes for me. My parents had, from my point of view, ruined my life. They had uprooted the family, and moved from Orange County California without previously having located a place to live or secured any means of support. 373 more words



July 18: Probably the best piece of advice I was ever given was: Find a Mentor. Some people think that Mentors find YOU; I don’t think it works that way. 198 more words


Broken Home

When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. 716 more words