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Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 3rd, 2013 11:46 am by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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4 tricks to stick to your new-school-year resolutions

4 tricks to stick to your new-school-year resolutions

August 30th, 2013 9:00 am by Paula Sirois

A new school year always seems to stir up resolutions and promises of lifestyle changes. If you’re wondering how to really stick to your guns this year, here are some tips:

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Family Meals Matter: Fill your freezer with healthy breakfast foods

Family Meals Matter: Fill your freezer with healthy breakfast foods

August 30th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

Love the convenience of a heat-and-eat breakfast item but hate buying processed, packaged foods? Plan a little extra time in the kitchen on the weekend to fill your freezer with these healthy breakfast food recipes for busy school mornings.

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A + B + C = Best school year (life) ever

A + B + C = Best school year (life) ever

August 29th, 2013 1:00 pm by Paula Sirois

Grab a blank piece of paper and draw three columns. Label them A, B and C. The first column should focus on home, family and friends. The B column should be about physical activity and fun, and the C column should be about learning and education.

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Preparing for the first bus ride

Preparing for the first bus ride

August 29th, 2013 9:00 am by Robert Nickell

I’ve experienced many first days of school and first bus rides and I’ve put together some tips that will help ensure these important firsts go smoothly.

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Hot Topics: There's a "new kid" in all of us

Hot Topics: There's a "new kid" in all of us

August 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Kristen Jordan Shamus

Remind them how isolating it feels to be sized up as unworthy within minutes of starting out. And challenge your children to be kind. To be the person who makes it better.

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Hot Topics: Yes, your child really does have a sweet tooth

Hot Topics: Yes, your child really does have a sweet tooth

August 28th, 2013 9:00 am by Jenni Grover

Yes, children have a sweet tooth because their bodies need more sugar weight-for-weight than adults. But none of us needs anywhere near the amount of sugar — and especially refined sugar — that we are confronted with today.

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Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

Hot Topics: School car lines drive many parents crazy, it seems

August 26th, 2013 10:06 pm by Leslie Postal

One of my friends posted this on Facebook last week: “Love car line on the first day of school....said no mother ever.” Granted, the first day is usually the worst, but the school car line seems to be a source of widespread, year-round aggravation.

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Events: Seminar in Johnson City for educators, parents: "Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and NVLD."

August 26th, 2013 1:01 pm by Staff Report

Don't miss this engaging, full-day seminar on Monday, September 23, 2013, featuring internationally acclaimed author Rebecca Moyes: "Practical Strategies for Addressing Executive Function Deficits in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and NVLD.

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Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

Area teachers decry linking license to student test scores

August 26th, 2013 12:49 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Board of Education’s recent vote to link student test scores to teacher licensure doesn’t sit well with some area teachers.

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