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Education

During the month of February and part of the month of March, students and staff at Penta Career Center collected 600 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls, a Nashville, Tenn.-based global not-for-profit institution that collects new and used shoes and then distributes them to people in need both in the United States and overseas.

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Even very good students can sometimes suffer from test anxiety. That’s the name given to poor performance in testing situations that results from the student seeming to mentally freeze up, despite having really studied the subject matter.

It can happen from early elementary years through college, and even in work situations. Most students suffering from severe test anxiety are very aware of it and eager to make it disappear.

A starting point in overcoming test anxiety is accepting that some nervousness is natural. Blame it on our ancestors. In any tension-filled situation – whether it’s a snarling bear at the cave entrance or test questions about polynomials – our blood pressure goes up and other physiological and psychological reactions take place. This is good when the threat is a bear but overkill when it’s just a snarling math problem.

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There’s a one-man show in town and he has proven to be an incredible resource to local and national educators, businesses and organizations – one that is already being taken advantage of by area schools such as Woodmore, Oregon, Genoa, Rossford, Northwood and Oak Harbor.

Jim Basketball Jones is the founder and star of one of the most successful one-person assemblies in the country.

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