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Seize the NOW

There is no better time than NOW.
Don’t even think about it.
Just do it.
Why not NOW?
Why wait, when you can just do it NOW? 52 more words


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

Every year on the 25th of November, the world recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls. Although many members of society need protection year-round, this date up until the 10th of December, Human Rights Day, is a special time to raise awareness and take action against gender based crimes, ranging from simple social and legal discrimination, to female genital mutilation (which is a larger occurrence than you would think, 130 million women and girls have undergone such abuse, with millions more at risk). 254 more words

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There's no business like NOW business!

Everything man-made that you see around you today was once just an idea in somebody’s mind. New ideas are life.

However, a new idea will always remain just an idea unless you take action and put into place the steps to bringing that idea into fruition. 153 more words


Harry Potter and the Ferguson Decision

Oh, younglings, last night was a dark night. I stayed up very late watching live streams out of Ferguson, Missouri. I gasped at the incitements of the armor-clad police department as they insulted demonstrators throughout the night, kettled them into increasingly angry corners, shot tear gas at them over and over. 906 more words

All in the PARCC Family: On presentations and transparency

Dear Readers,

We received this from a district parent who attended the PARCC Family Presentation at the George Inness Annex of MHS on 11/13/2014:

Gail Clarke, who led the PARCC Family Presentation, mentioned that the PARCC has been field-tested around the state and that the results were excellent.  643 more words


Do Not Jump Out of Your Comfort Zone, Just Move It Along

Apparently the dreadful comfort zone has become an enemy of personal development.

It is true that there are some benefits from exposing ourselves to new and unknown scenarios but is not as simple as go out and get lost in an unknown neighborhood. 860 more words


Girl's Guide to "Less Talk, More Action"

by Bri

I could barely watch the television coverage after the verdict of Ferguson Grand Jury last night because I was so angry and confused. Since I had so many emotions I decided to go on Twitter. 1,126 more words