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Football: Loudoun Valley, and Coach Anthony Long, Celebrate Heritage Homecoming

By Owen Gotimer
LoCoSports Editor

Leesburg (Oct. 25, 2014) – On a night Heritage High School celebrated their Homecoming, the Loudoun Valley High School Vikings had real reason to rejoice as they knocked off the Pride 35-7 to improve to 7-1 on the season including adding to a six game winning streak. 865 more words

Sports

Vermicomposting Coming to Regina Schools

When I was in elementary school I remember learning about the basic principles of biodegradability, soil science, resource conservation, and recycling, as well as how nature recycles via the life cycle: life, death, decay, and re-birth. 491 more words

"Learning in the Open"

The Importance of Student Blogs

It has been more than a decade since I first taught a group of students.

Some things tire with age, teaching not being one of them.  436 more words

My Struggle With Wait Time

Wait time was something I tried to practice regularly as a classroom teacher. It is always in our nature as teachers to want to jump in and solve a student’s problem, help them when they are stuck,  respond immediately to a question they ask or problem they have. 1,117 more words

It's Okay to Tell Your Kids NO

Washington. Another school shooting.

Yet another messed up kid (I refuse to use his name) that can’t handle being told “no”. From his tweets, he couldn’t handle a girl not wanting to go out with him. 519 more words

Locally Based Non-profit That Provides After School Programs In Public Schools Gets Major Boost

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides after school programs in nearly a dozen public schools got a $900,000 boost this week. 230 more words

News

Scarecrows Invade Downtown!

You may have noticed some new faces downtown — more than a dozen scarecrows made by young local artists, to celebrate Rocketoberand this Saturday’s downtown trick-or-treating scavenger hunt. 54 more words

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