To get into the holiday spirit, I decided to interview teachers and staff at my school about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions. What I found was surprising! For starters, Ms. Davis, a fifth- grade teacher, likes to go deer hunting. I knew she loved Math…but hunting? Funny enough, most of the teachers and staff that I interviewed … Continue reading Ariana: “People’s Perspective’s on Thanksgiving.”
Kids Tag Art Special Awards - Indian River County, FL Kids Tag Art is getting more attention than ever as 22 Florida Tax Collectors, including Indian River County, are now participating in the popular Kids Tag Art program. According to floridataxcollectors.com, “The Kids Tag Art program inspires young artists to create their own unique design, … Continue reading Kids Tag Art Recognized the Artistic Talent of 43 Indian River County, FL Student Artists.
November 9, 2018: National Press Club leaders expressed outrage Thursday at President Donald Trump’s escalating attacks on the press and the White House’s revocation of a reporter’s credentials. Club President Andrea Edney said: “The president’s personal attacks on reporters, especially on CNN’s Jim Acosta, during a Nov. 7 news conference were unprecedented and beneath … Continue reading National Press Club Protests White House Treatment of Reporters.
Microbeads are man-made solid plastic particles cosmetic companies put in their products for exfoliating power. But once you wash your face, these microbeads go down the drain straight into waterways and waste water treatment plants. They are so small - about a millimeter in diameter –that they are hard to detect except with a microscope. … Continue reading You Most Likely Have Microbeads in Your Tap Water.
GLENDALE ELEMENTARY "YOUNG AUTHORS CLUB," VERO BEACH, FL. PUBLISHES FIRST MAGAZINE. First Edition is Available for Free at Glendale Elementary and the Vero Beach Book Center. Our magazine at the Vero Beach Book Center above 32963 and below The New York Times. The United States is one of the few countries that does not require teachers to offer … Continue reading Six Glendale Elementary Students Publish First Edition of Their “Young Authors Magazine.” Vero Beach, FL.
At the October 23, 2018 School District of Indian River County Board Business Meeting, the Board voted to approve a $10 million Tax Anticipation Note (TAN). A TAN is essentially a bond that is issued to finance a short-term need before receiving tax revenues. In this case, the school district needs the money for payroll … Continue reading Stacey Klim: Indian River School District, FL, Needs a $ 10 Million Bond for Short-Term Payroll and Operating expenses.
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