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Hawkeye's and Sooners join Top 4

Clemson, Alabama, and now Iowa and Oklahoma are now the new top four for the college football playoff.  It actually looks like the committee is starting to give some look and a tad bit of respect to the Big 12. 106 more words

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The Spelling Bee comes to AQ Theatre Dec. 3-6

Story by Mayra Monroy, Editor-in-Chief
Photo courtesy of Modest to View

With a stellar cast set and rehearsals in place, AQ Theatre’s upcoming production, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will explore the themes of success and failure while also drawing in the crowd. 402 more words



Hey, everyone!

I recently came from a weekend church retreat and thought I would update you on how it went.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? 373 more words


Unique Christmas Markets and Other Holiday Events

The Schinnen Public Affairs Office has compiled a list of markets in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. I’ve linked to their PDFs below. I have also highlighted some markets and festivals below that you might enjoy. 226 more words


Start with a smile :)

Noticed the Start with a Smile campaign on billboards around town or in the media and wondered what it was all about?

We all know that the face of our city is changing. 167 more words


ESL: Resources for Teachers of New Arrivals

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Educator Resources

Collaboration with American Institute for Research

As part of our continuous effort to support schools with providing standard-based and grade level instruction for ELLs, the Department of English Language Learners (DELLSS) has partnered with the American Institute for Research (AIR) to develop exemplars of Common Core Aligned units for ELLs. 431 more words


Local Christmas Markets

It’s almost the Christmas season! In general, Christmas markets start at the beginning of or one week before Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas. 631 more words