Tag Archives: high school

Bringing personal finance into the Generation Z classroom

“If it’s mandated, everyone gets access,” said Rebecca Maxcy, director of the Financial Education Initiative at the University of Chicago. updated Mar 18, 2022 9:32pm ET While progress among states is encouraging, there is still more work to be done, said Nan J. Morrison, president and executive director of the …

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From then to now for the LGBT community

Twenty years ago, Jenny Bell was living “in the closet” as a married man with three children. Bell felt quite lost in a community that lacked accessible resources, education, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. In 2002, Perceptions was launched. providing education, resources, networking and advocacy …

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Kids Community Closet providing clothing, winter clothing for children in need

ST LOUIS – Children who need gloves or warm coats find exactly what they need in special “closets”. The National Council of Jewish Women of St. Louis (NCJWSTL) knows that having what you need helps keep kids in school and focused on learning. A new Children’s Community Closet (KCC) was …

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The long crusade of Clarence and Ginni Thomas

Thomas revered his grandfather, Myers Anderson, who was as influential in his life as his wife’s mother was in his, and titled his memoir “My Grandfather’s Son”. But the relationship was often rocky. Anderson, who donated to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, “was not happy with …

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Show Me The DMV Love – Kenyan and Princess McDuffie

“I couldn’t have done [it] without the support of Princess” Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5 council member and candidate for Attorney General. In the summer of 1995, the Kenyan and Princess McDuffie first met at a barbecue in the house where they now raise their family. The couple remember when the …

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NKY’s McGuinn, Saddler among FHK’s latest class of Kentucky sound politics champions

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky announced a new class of Healthy Kentucky Policy Champions. The awards are given in recognition of individuals and organizations committed to improving the health of people in their communities and/or the Commonwealth through policy change. The Kentucky Healthy Politics Champions are: American Red Cross …

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Mendaki Tuition Program Fee Reduced from $210 to $10

SINGAPORE – Malay/Muslim students applying for the Mendaki Tuition Scheme (MTS) must pay an annual registration fee of just $10 starting this year – a steep drop from the previous $210. The Yayasan Mendaki self-help group hopes this will make affordable, quality tuition more accessible to low-income families. Mendaki Vice …

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Retail development plans for East El Paso community replace longtime church

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) The old Mount Hope Lutheran Church is being demolished in hopes that new property will take its place, bringing commercial development to the community. The property is located at 9640 Montwood Drive, corner of McRae Boulevard, directly across from Eastwood High School. According to city zoning …

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Community Risk Reduction: Redefining “First Responder” and Reimagining CRR

From “leather lungs” to SCBA, from fire suppression alone to all-hazards response, from primary response to proactive community risk reduction (CRR), the evolution of fire services has been an ongoing paradigm shift, whether by choice or choice. forced due to changes in science and society. Today, from the pandemic to …

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IN YOUR CORNER: Community seeks to commemorate teenager as legal battle looms

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Members of the metropolitan community are hoping a local baseball field can commemorate a local teenager who was killed in a car crash. But the estate’s future remains uncertain as a legal battle continues. The battle for Davis Ballpark rages on. IN YOUR CORNER: Neighbors fight …

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community comes together to celebrate the life of Alexis Hughan | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured are tributes and memorials on display during a service on Saturday at First Covenant Church in Jamestown in honor of Alexis C. Hughan. The 15-year-old was killed in a traffic accident on New Years Eve. PJ Photos by Katrina Fuller On Saturday Lexy Hughan did what few can do …

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Safe return to school – gov.scot

Asymptomatic tests to reduce the risk of COVID-19. High school students are advised to take COVID-19 tests at home before returning to school in order to limit the spread of Omicron. People without symptoms should do a Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test the day before or the morning of return …

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From Kenya to Mississippi: the teacher dreams of being an engineer

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. Cyprian Ng’etich, a native of Kenya turned teacher from Mississippi, has always had his head in the clouds. With his childhood home near a hospital and an airstrip built by foreign missionaries, small planes came and went often. From time to time, government officials would arrive by …

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Hindalco gives women sewing skills through “Project Prerana”

Bhubaneswar: As part of its attempt to empower women and empower them, the Hirakud unit of the Hindalco group from Aditya Birla in Odisha has launched a host of programs, including training in sewing through the Preranato project for local girls in and around its outskirts of the plant. The …

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Maryland to invest $ 63 million in community and economic development

Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $ 63 million in awards for Maryland’s revitalization programs. Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $ 63 million in rewards for Maryland’s revitalization programs, according to a state government press release. The funds will be distributed to 214 projects and activities focused on community …

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Northern Lehigh’s memorable state football semi-final brings community together

Times have been tough in recent years as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people and left communities debating policies. It has been difficult for cities and school districts to come together and be 100 percent together on something. That’s what Northern Lehigh football team and his impressive state …

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North Little Rock School District seeks community mentors as violence and loss of learning increase

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – In the North Little Rock School District, data shows an increase in violence and learning losses among its students. The district says positive role models are needed more than ever, as they have seen an increase in behavior problems and a decline in academic performance. …

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University community lobbies to support Afghan evacuees – The Williams Record

Students and faculty are pushing for the College to admit students evacuated from the American University of Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy of Inside higher education.) After the Western-backed democratic government in Afghanistan fell to the Taliban last August, many Afghan university students face an uncertain and intimidating future. Some have fled …

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What is behind the rapid demise of the delta variant in Japan? It could be a self-extinction.

Why has the fifth and largest wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Japan, driven by the supercontagious delta variant, suddenly come to an end following a seemingly unrelenting rise in new infections? And what made Japan different from other developed countries that are now seeing a new wave of new …

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Claussen, Finch, Malone and Pilcher-Hayek win Iowa City Community School Board election

JP Claussen and Ruthina Malone were re-elected to the Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors. Jayne Finch and Maka Pilcher-Hayek were both elected for their first terms on the board. The other candidates for the three four-year terms on the board were Krista Burrus and Sheila Pinter. With …

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Voices from the community: We must end the abuse of women | Community voice

Women are mistreated, always mistreated. We have drawn attention to this locally; and Anita Hill, who testified at the Clarence Thomas hearing that he sexually harassed her, recently published a book, “Believing,” which details the ongoing abuse of women in our country. As she supports him so strongly, it must …

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Brené Brown’s Empire of Emotion

Brown has titled his upcoming book “Daring Greatly,” and his fans know all about being in the arena. (A recent joke from ‘Ted Lasso’: ‘We’re going to hear Brené Brown read an excerpt from her new book,’ Enter the Arena: But Bring a Knife ‘. “)” I’ve never even seen …

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Group offers enrichment for homeschoolers | Local News

They do the fun stuff that may have been left out of the public school curriculum due to state tests and other rules and regulations. Stuff like trips to Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park or the Etheridge Cattle Company in Williston. Stuff like a science fair at the Crystal River …

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The voice of the community:

Our small town of Rohnert Park experienced a tragedy last week that no one wants to experience. Condolences to the family during their period of mourning. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 19 in the United States, and rates of youth suicide …

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Kenya: Young Kenyan Scientists Get 9 Million Shillings Boost With Blaze By Safaricom

Nairobi – Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) received a 9 million shillings boost from BLAZE by Safaricom ahead of its 4th annual national science and technology exhibition for high school students. This year’s exhibition will run virtually October 5-8, 2021 and follows a successful online adaptation of YSK’s outreach and mentorship …

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Kenya Donaldson and John deVille: Termites, sewer flies and molds .. in our schools | Chroniclers

An educator from Chapel Hill said elementary school water was undrinkable and loaded with heavy metals. A Wayne County teacher said termite and bee infestations had driven teachers from their high school classes. Near the famous Pinehurst Golf Resort, a Moore County teacher said her local high school is deteriorating …

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Creating Safe Spaces for Youth in Eagle County

My Future Pathways is just a community organization that works to build safe spaces for the county’s youth.My Future Pathways / Courtesy photo Children and teens are currently facing a mental health crisis in Eagle County. For students struggling with anxiety, depression, isolation, stress, social pressures, and more, the value …

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Newberg Community Testifies to School District Ban on Pride and BLM Symbols

On Wednesday evening, members of the Newberg school board heard testimony from nearly 50 residents and students, all weighing on the board’s ban on political symbols, which Vice President Brian Shannon introduced over the summer for the purpose of preventing teachers from displaying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags and …

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Community Profile: Ashley Sine | New

Ashley Sine has worked for the McKinney Education Foundation since 2007 and is currently its Executive Director. How did you become a member of the McKinney Education Foundation? After college, I worked for a company specializing in fundraising for educational foundations in Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. The Texas office was …

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Union MoS Power concludes two-day visit to Rajouri

The two-day visit of Union Minister of State, Energy and Industry Sh Krishan Pal Gurjar as part of the public awareness initiative to JK UT concluded today ‘ hui here at Rajouri. During the 2nd stage of his tour, the Minister distributed four motorized tricycles among specially disabled people and …

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Coping with the pandemic: More people seek mental health care, while providers face capacity challenges

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For nearly 20 months, we’ve been through the peaks and troughs of the coronavirus pandemic. Long periods of isolation and loss eventually gave way to a period of hope – only for the Delta variant to rekindle our anxieties, plunging us into a dark new season that …

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Artist Bashezo uplifts people in the queer and trans community

Words were never enough for the bashezo, so they started working with their hands. The genre was limiting, so they found new ways to express their identity beyond the restrictions of the binary. “I would say [I] I felt really contained and confined, I felt like a stranger in my …

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‘Hope he is okay’: Community rallies around Northeast Metro Tech football player seriously injured in collision at JV game – Boston News, Weather, Sports

WAKEFIELD, MASS. (WHDH) – A 16-year-old Northeast Metro Tech football player is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured in a collision during a junior varsity game in Wakefield on Saturday, officials said. Emergency teams responding to a report of an unconscious person on the high school football pitch at …

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Community calendar | News, Sports, Jobs

FRI / 9-17 Chester Quaker State Retirees, 9 a.m., EJ’s Columbiana Columbiana Women’s Club (CWC) Garage Sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 121 N. Main St. Good As New Shop, 10 am-5pm, Methodist Church; everything $ 1 except blue tags Eastern Palestine The Way Station / Kingdom Kloset, Presbyterian Church, …

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‘I wasn’t getting better’: Pennsylvania woman endures long-term battle with COVID |

More than a year and a half after contracting COVID-19, Andrea Berlin is feeling almost completely normal. The Fox Chapel-turned-London native said she fell ill with the virus in March 2020 – at the start of the pandemic by most standards – and she believes she likely picked it up …

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Richardson targets Olympics after Kenya exploits

The SA relay team of Mihlali Xotyeni, Benjamin Richardson, Sinesipho Dambile and Lucky Moleyane set a new record at the Under-20 World Championships in Kenya. Photo: Gallo Images SPORT The irony of South Africa’s junior men’s relay team setting a new world record at the recently concluded world championships, while …

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South Omaha community, schools pay tribute to football player who died after collapsing in training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Two weeks ago, 16-year-old Drake Geiger collapsed during the opening minutes of the year’s first football practice. Geiger was rushed to hospital, where he later died of heatstroke, his family said. As the high school football season kicks off, several teams are doing what they can …

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John Clay: Football is starting, but here are five college basketball notes worthy of attention | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. – As we prepare for the start of college football, let’s not forget college basketball. Five developments you may have missed: 1. Kentucky’s New and Better Goal Whispers from early Kentucky basketball practice insist that they are a much better shooting team than previous editions of John Calipari. …

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Virginia Beach to host community listening sessions ahead of Marcus Alert implementation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – The Virginia Beach Department of Social Services will be hosting two community virtual listening sessions to collect public feedback on the city’s implementation of the Marcus Alert. The Marcus Alert, enacted in late 2020, is a state-wide mental health alert system ensuring behavioral health experts are …

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Athletics Department Welcomes Additions to Sports Psychology Unit

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia – Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of West Virginia Shane Lyon and WVU Director of the Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services T. Anne Hawkins Announce Return of Mountaineer Dr. Adrien ferrera as Director of Clinical and Sports Psychology, and Dr Sofía España Pérez, …

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Five horror movies to stream now

Each month, we recommend five recent horror movies available to stream. Find more genre suggestions and other ways to navigate streaming services What to watch. ‘Son’ Stream it on Shudder. “Son” begins with a one-scene doozy: Laura (Andi Matichak), a single mother, goes to see her sleeping 8-year-old son, David …

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Disability rights activist Erin Gilmer dies at 38

July 7 in Centennial, Colorado. She was 38 years old. Anne Marie Mercurio, a friend to whom Ms Gilmer had given power of attorney, said the cause was suicide. First in Texas and then Colorado, where she had her own law firm, Ms Gilmer pushed for legislation that would make …

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Campbell Community Briefs for the week of July 23 – The Mercury News

Extended library hours The Santa Clara County Library District was scheduled to extend hours of service at its community branches on Monday, July 12. The Campbell Express Library hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The …

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Restoring Lives by Tackling Systemic Barriers for People of Color

As the community becomes more aware of negative childhood experiences and its connection to mental and medical health, Shenita Jones, CEO and founder of Restoring Lives, said the barriers and disparities facing people in Color faces are the most important thing to overcome in order to effectively serve people of …

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Saginaw High Schools to Host Youth Health Care Events This Month

SAGINAW, MI – Young people in the city this month can visit a pair of events planned at health centers in Great Lakes Bay connecting them to services ranging from teeth cleaning to COVID-19 vaccinations. The Saginaw-based organization will coordinate health care clinics in the city over the next two …

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Community schools take pride in a student’s heritage | Local News

The movement to establish community schools in the United States is not new. It dates back to the 1800s. Jane Addams, social worker, and John Dewey, educator and reformer, were the first to recognize that children learn best when they are supported academically, as well as when all of their …

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Education Fund Group honored by LMA | New

The Livermore Management Association (LMA), a section of the Association of California School Administrators for employees of the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD), recently named Safeway Regional NorCal Pharmacies as its 2021 education partner for its immunization efforts. teachers, staff, students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The …

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Yale high school leadership students give back to Abbotsford – Abbotsford News

Yale high school students applied for and received grants which they then used to help other members of the Abbotsford community. (Submitted) Yale high school leadership students give back to Abbotsford Leadership class applies for and receives grants to thank or help locals Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, …

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Aspire Academy targets Worcester middle school students for summer programs

Luisa Martínez worried about her son, a growing 8th grade student, who had lost ground academically during the pandemic school year and also missed out on social interactions. She was motivated to enroll him in summer programs that could help her catch up and looked for the one that would …

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