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Outdoor learning at its best

...Kids are incredible people, and I still enjoy their enthusiasm." Michael said he and Marina Bosick, a second-grade teacher, introduced the concept of the schoolyard habitat."I've always thought Tustumena's campus and location...
Many Soldotna residents get out to celebrate annual walking event

...parents and other family members, teachers and support staff enjoyed the walk with their students. First year second-grade teacher Samantha Lamphier joined the walk with many of her Redoubt students. She said the school sent home information...
Werner, Vasilie announce engagement

...bachelor of arts degree in education from Concordia University in River Forest, Ill. Bethany is employed as a second-grade teacher at St. Paul Lutheran Church School in Melrose Park, Ill.. The future groom is the son of Beth Courtney and...
Levesque column: Don't judge Redemption gym by its outside

...vehicle. Sure, it might lack in outside aesthetic, but clearly that's not its purpose. Mrs. Johnson, my second-grade teacher, said it best: "Never judge a book by its cover." That sentiment never rang more true than at Redemption...
Night school

...sense of priorities. "They invented a 'cute puppy.' You know what's important to these kids," said second-grade teacher MK Knudsen. By the second grade, students were asked to go an additional step. "Just for a different twist...
Summer library opens for Sterling students

...busy highway," Yard said. Yard, who once was a fourth-grade teacher is assisted by Carol Fry, a retired second-grade teacher, as well as two AmeriCorps volunteers, Ami Patton and Charlee Powell. On Thursday, Cora Lee Davis and her...
Orchestra performance promises a treat for audience, youngsters

...learning to play music with the orchestra. The link up was a "vision" of Debbie Piper's, a visual arts and second grade teacher at McNeil Canyon. When she heard about Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute seven years ago, she thought...
Students feel they belong at school

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Kindergartner Jaylen Payne couldn't wait to tell second-grade teacher Katie Thies that she lost a tooth as they walked hand-in-hand to Thies' classroom at Ellis Elementary School in Belleville...

...Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in 1991 and a degree in education from KPC in 1999. He is a first- and second-grade teacher at Tustumena Elementary School. The couple plans to take a road-trip honeymoon across Alaska this summer...
Mary Ellen Bailey Minnehan

...entered school. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in 1983 and first worked as a second grade teacher and then as a substitute teacher for most of her life. She was kept very busy substituting for over twenty years...


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