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...civilizations, up to the time it fell to the Roman Empire. Most of that, I learned from my ninth-grade world history teacher, Mrs. Dykes. She seemed to enjoy teaching it as much as we loved to learn from her.We studied a line of famous...
Students experience jobs up close thriving, it keeps the workforce going," she said. KCHS junior Austin Brazell said he wants to be a history teacher in the future. As a result, he went to observe the history class at Soldotna High School for part of his job shadow...
Wild night of racing headlines memorial race for "Cowboy" at Twin Cities

...Coupled with the type of rugged personality that MacCarty Jr. had, the nickname naturally stuck. MacCarty Jr. was a history teacher at a few of the area high schools, and was particularly enamored with Western history, which his friends say also led...
Humor characterizes Sohi 2014 class

...are," she said. "None of your best days should be in high school. They should be ahead of you." Soldotna High History teacher Megan Murphy described the 2014 class as a humorous bunch who loved to laugh and have fun but can also buckle down...
Skyview, SoHi student council hold joint meetings

...schools decided in the summer to combine forces and meet jointly during the school year. Lana Syverson, SoHi U.S. History teacher and activities director, said the idea to combine the meetings came from discussions she had with Skyview teacher...
Cook Inlet Tribal Council to share culture, educate youth through video games

...make its educational impact, Gershenfeld said. The game's idea came from a popular board game two middle school history teachers had created and used in their classes for at least five years. The video game will digitalize board game, Benz...
Stone soars with well-cast 'Savages'

...Stone has long been considered one of the most controversial filmmakers of his generation. Whether he's annoying history teachers with the slick, but factually suspect "JFK," or horrifying the rest of us with the slick, yet utterly reprehensible...
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All governments' politico-religious journeys

...with the politico-religious beliefs that each candidate or party was espousing. I do remember my exact words to my history teacher when I told her it did not make any difference who got elected as they all have the same end game plans of control...
Movie review: Superb acting just the start in 'Lincoln'

...Seeing a movie like "Lincoln" makes me wish that I had the extensive knowledge of my father, a Civil War buff and history teacher, at my fingers. Even with my own limited knowledge of the era, I could tell that the research was meticulous...
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Students take to sidewalk in protest

...of their family members lined the Sterling Highway outside the K-12 school to show their support for English and history teacher Kate Fjelstad. Despite widespread rumors of Fjelstad's termination, Tim Peterson, the Kenai Peninsula Borough...


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