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  1. It’s a Gift…to be Simple

    2020-09-01 16:28:26 UTC

    Chickadees enjoying their crackling campfire Recently, I was thinking fondly about our school gatherings and how we traditionally end our assemblies with the song Simple Gifts. It’s a great American folk song of Shaker origin that has been widely sung in concert halls, schools, colleges, churches, folk clubs and even…

  2. Play is Good For You!

    2020-08-24 03:15:49 UTC

    Feeling free Cats do it, dogs do it, squirrels do it, even octopuses do it…and so do we…play!  Besides improving health, lowering stress and just being plain fun, researchers now believe that play is hardwired deep in our brains and that it has a fundamental role in how we learn…

  3. The Promise of Youth

    2020-08-17 03:14:35 UTC

     Our children are the rock on which our future will be built, our greatest asset as a nation. They will be the leaders of our country, the creators of our national wealth who care for and protect our people.  -Nelson Mandela WHWS Third Graders cleaning & felting wool together In…