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Deadline Extended for 2016 Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the 2016 Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship has been extended and the award will be handed out at this year's Veterans’ Remembrance Dinner on December 8, 2016.  Any full time student enrolled in higher education in St. Louis County or a student from St. Louis County who is a full time student outside of the county, can apply.

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‘Is Slavery Always Bad?’ Class Presentation Is the Pinnacle of Wrong

This is an example of bad taste that will leave an equally bad taste in your mouth.

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Boy Suspended From School for Handing in Knife He Found

A middle school student has wound up in a heap of trouble for seemingly doing nothing wrong.

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Apply Now For The $1,500 Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship, Here’s How

Right now any full time student enrolled in higher education in St. Louis County or a student from St. Louis County who is a full time student outside of the county, can apply for the Mike Colalillo Medal of honor scholarship.

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Heroic School Bus Driver Saves 20 Students From Fire

This school bus driver went way above and beyond the call of duty.

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Should There Be A Dress Code For Teachers Too

With crime up in schools and bullying issues at the forefront of school discussion, dress codes are being thrust upon students across America. Some school districts are now imposing dress codes on their teachers as well. 

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Haitians Demonstrate Against U.S. Immigration Policy
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Watch These Parents Sing Their Praises To Teachers About School Back In Session [Video]

With school being in session for a week, I thought I would share this great video of parents giving a little praise to teachers. It's not an easy or well paying job to be a teacher. Most teachers don't get the lip service they deserve. So, these parents gave it to them, with a little humor.

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Clever Back-to-School Life Hacks Get an ‘A’ for Ingenuity

Here's how to make sure the hardest part of going back to school is figuring out why you need to know algebra.

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New York City School Bus Drivers On Verge Of Strike
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Wisconsin Passes New School Bus Law

A new school bus law in Wisconsin brings the state in line with the other 49 states in regards to safety lights.  All school buses built after 2005 are now required to use an 8-light signaling system to alert drivers on the road the intentions of the bus driver.  Since the 1970's, the other states in the nation started evolving to this light system that uses flashing amber lights to signal an anticipated stop.  The law that passed yesterday (August 16) makes Wisconsin the final state in the union to join the system.

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Superintendent: Cloquet Schools Closed Thursday March 17 Due to ‘Cyber Attack’

A day after being closed due to a snowstorm, it is being reported that Cloquet Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, March 17 as staff deal with a 'a very bad virus' that has caused severe technical problems for the school district that are impacting a number of vital services.

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The Writing Is On The Wall People! Cursive Is Increasingly Becoming Obsolete. [PHOTO]

I am very lucky to have twin 5 year old grand boys that have just started kindergarten and their mom has them already writing in cursive. Then to hear that they are not teaching  it in school sounded so strange to me...

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Students Apply for $1,000 Mike Colalillo Medal of Honor Scholarship

Right now any full time student enrolled in higher education in St. Louis County or a student from St. Louis County who is a full time student outside of the county, can apply for the Mike Colalillo Medal of honor scholarship. This scholarship pays $1000 to the recipient.

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