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...civil rights and about peaceful problem solving. She kept the students captivated with stories from her youth. Second grade teachers, Sherri Baktuit and Holly Davis, just had a Junior Achievement volunteer, Mr. Michael Bloesser, from Walmart...
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...
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...
Support will help with school projects, field trips

Mrs. Bates, second grade teacher at Mountain View Elementary School, and her students would like to thank the following local business for their generous donations...
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...
New beginnings

...the kids, it's about the parents and it's about the staff." Many of the new kindergarten, first- and second-grade teachers are happy with Mountain View's layout. The school is separated into two wings, with kindergarten through second...
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...
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...
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...


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