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Back to School

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  • The Shepherd's Staff registers needy students for school supplies

    Carroll County students in financial need can register with The Shepherd's Staff to receive free school supplies, clothing, books and even new shoes through the nonprofit's Back-to-School program. Students in Head Start through 12th grade are eligible...
  • EXCHANGE: Ex-military couple celebrate McKendree degrees

    Doug and Adrienne Smith have reason to celebrate. The Mascoutah couple will graduate from McKendree University on Saturday. Doug, 51, will be awarded a bachelor's in business administration with an emphasis in management. Adrienne, 56, will receive her...
  • Miramar school is in exclusive company

    Miramar school is in exclusive company
    Students at the Annabel C. Perry K-6 Center in Miramar will come back to school in the fall with some new high-tech resources. The school was one of three in Florida and nine in the nation to receive a $50,000 grant from the Leonore Annenberg School...
  • Career Spotlight: Wendy Friswell, Spirit of Giving

    Career Spotlight: Wendy Friswell, Spirit of Giving
    Who: Wendy Friswell was recently appointed executive director of Spirit of Giving. Her work culminates in many forms of community outreach, including large-scale events such as Spirit of Giving's Back to School Bash and charity sponsorship of The Boca...
  • Kathy's People: Grandmother and newlywed graduates from college

    Kathy's People: Grandmother and newlywed graduates from college
    Laura Francis is called "Mom" by more than just her three children. It's also a term of endearment shared by many of her classmates. "Most of the kids call me Mom," Francis said. She graduates with many of them Thursday at Anne Arundel Community...
  • George Arlotto: Calendar changes will allow more parent-teacher conferences

     George Arlotto: Calendar changes will allow more parent-teacher conferences
    There is no question that one of the keys to any great school system is significant involvement from parents and guardians. That can come in a variety of ways, whether through serving on committees, volunteering at community events or assisting teachers...
  • Should you give education the 'old college try' a second time around?

    Should you give education the 'old college try' a second time around?
      4 things to consider when deliberating going back to college (BPT) - Returning to school later in life is a decision that requires careful thinking. As an adult, you must consider many factors before signing up for a second - or first - round of...
  • Mario López estuvo en Orlando para ayudar a estudiantes

    Mario López estuvo en Orlando para ayudar a estudiantes
    El actor y presentador de televisión Mario López, quien saltó a la fama interpretando a un atleta de secundaria en la serie Saved by the Bell, visitó Orlando la semana pasada para ayudar a niños y jóvenes estudiantes de escasos recursos. La estrella...
  • A guidance counselor has taken more than a dozen students into her home over the last 25 years

    A guidance counselor has taken more than a dozen students into her home over the last 25 years
    It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday, just before the start of spring break, and students are impatiently counting down the hours until their week of freedom. Some students are also anticipating graduation, but they have to get their schedules in line,...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Zou bisou boohoo

    'Mad Men' recap: Zou bisou boohoo
    If there's one thing I learned from "New Business," it's that calling your ex an "aging, sloppy, selfish liar" is a pretty effective negotiating strategy -- or at least it is for Megan, who guilt-trips Don to the tune of $1 million. (Adjusted for...
  • Alcohol, tobacco, firearms and -- marimbas?

    Tax season is in full swing, with more than 39 million returns already processed, thanks to the ruthless efficiency of the Internal Revenue Service, America's second least-loved federal agency. Yes, I said second least-loved, even though most citizens...