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Robin Seeley &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Thanks to their golden brown mini-strudels, Roan, Leila and Mirabelle will never  confuse Austria with Australia and fully appreciate that “toaster strudel” and Austrian Apfelstrudel are two very different things.

Academy Kids Plunge into Apple Whirlpool

May 25,2017

 

When I returned from a college trip to Austria in 1974, I got some surprising questions. Several people wanted to know how I’d liked it “down under.” Others asked whether Aussies really eat vegamite sandwiches! 

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Courtesy photo  Don’t miss the EHS band in all its finery this weekend.

Encinal High Hosts Extravaganza of Bands

May 18,2017

 

The music department of Encinal High School (EHS) will present the 22nd annual Extravaganza of Bands this Saturday, May 20. The school expects to host 15 visiting bands and more than 1,000 musicians and spectators. 

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Students Need Help to Compete in DI

May 11,2017

 

What’s the result when five high-achieving and highly motivated kids are mixed with some project-management, improvisation and a dash of theatrics and placed in an international contest testing teamwork, innovation, and sagacity? 

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Courtesy photo   Members of the Brainiac Bears who will compete in Tennessee later this month are: Mashood Khatri, Owen Dowell, Alexandra Mills, Alexandra Gunning, Emma Lai and Jimena Jimenez Rodriguez. Not pictured are team managers Megan Mills and Jen Dowell.

Gearing up for Global Finals

May 04,2017

 

Earhart Elementary students need help with travel costs

Six Amelia Earhart Elementary students have advanced to the 2017 Destination Imagination (DI) Global Finals competition in Knoxville, Tenn., scheduled for May 24 through 27. 

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Photo by Marcella Welter  The students at Wood Middle School put Democracy into action during the school’s recent Democratic Education Day.

DEW Day Does it Right

Apr 20,2017

On Friday, March 10, eighth graders at Wood Middle School started the morning with DEW Day. DEW stands for Democratic Education at Wood. It was a unique and engaging experience for us, because it allowed studnts to be in a position in which we could either teach or learn from our peers.

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