Emma Cahill: Poems! Words and Rhythm!

Carly and Emma Emma Cahill is in Fifth grade at Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.  She is a Gold Gymnast, speed skater and a Glendale Elementary "Young Author." Did you know poetry and journalism can work together? Here is a quote that told me about it: According to Herbert Marshall McLuhan, below, a Canadian philosopher, … Continue reading Emma Cahill: Poems! Words and Rhythm!

Society of Professional Journalists Sends Representative to Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.

  Wesley Wright, Center On March 14, 2019 Mr. Wesley Write travelled from Tallahassee to applaud and better understand the Glendale Young Authors, a group comprising six fourth and fifth graders. The group has been meeting every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon since October 2 [except holiday time] and has published three magazines; the third just … Continue reading Society of Professional Journalists Sends Representative to Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL.

Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

Horace Gifford The injustice of Horace Gifford's early death was compounded by the fact that his important contribution to American domestic architecture of the 1960's and 70's has been overlooked by history. — Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic for Vanity Fair and author of Why Architecture Matters. Horace Gifford was born in Vero Beach in 1932 and passed away from … Continue reading Vero Beach FL’s Openly Gay Horace Gifford Led the “Modernist Transformation” of Fire Island, N.Y

How Pollution Effects Manatees in the Indian River Lagoon, FL.

Manatees Dying in Droves on Both Coasts of FL / WIRED By: Carley, Fifth Grade, Glendale Elementary, Vero Beach, FL. Manatees in the Indian River Lagoon are dying off slowly because of the pollution. Pollution can cause harm to most animals because it makes algae and algae can kill almost all sea animals. Algae will … Continue reading How Pollution Effects Manatees in the Indian River Lagoon, FL.

Glendale Elementary “Young Authors” Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. Vero Beach, FL.

    "The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is the oldest organization representing journalists in the United States. SPJ has nearly 300 chapters across the United States that bring educational programming to local areas and offer regular contact with other media professionals. Its membership base is more than 9,000 members of the media." SPJ discovered … Continue reading Glendale Elementary “Young Authors” Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists. Vero Beach, FL.

Should We Have a School Dress Code For Parents?

Gina Vivinetto wrote in TODAY Style on 1/25/19, that “A Memphis, Tennessee, lawmaker is gaining attention across the country for proposing a new school dress code — but this time, it's for the parents. State representative Antonio Parkinson said that after talking with school leaders, educators and other constituents, he'd heard enough ‘horror stories’ about the way … Continue reading Should We Have a School Dress Code For Parents?

Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.

January 27, 2019 | By Joe Motheral | joegm35@aol.com A past member of the National Press Club, Russell Baker, 93, passed away on January 21 at his home in Leesburg, VA, attended by close family members. Baker grew up in Loudoun County. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University he began his career as a journalist. … Continue reading Russell Baker, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies.