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Opening Night Extravaganza

    “On your mark!…Get ready!…Go!”   (Here’s where it all happens, at schools in “Anywhere, USA,” on a night most folks dread…) Pumpkins, both live and the commercial glossy type dancing across school windows…crisp nights…high school football games and … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

  (Casondra Hill, a student who dared trust the bond with her teacher) It was April 30, 1992, the somber and disheartening day the African-American students in our school had finally had enough. It was the day after the verdict came … Continue reading

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Children of Inspiration

(“Beach Party” by Lucelle Raad. Her beautiful paintings of children are available for purchase at thewonderofchildren.com) Child development experts loudly trumpet the importance of good parenting, as stage on which successful child-rearing relies. To most of us, that means ensuring … Continue reading

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