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Education

Susie Wells creates more than just paint on walls…she helps to create a positive classroom climate for gifted students.

Classroom climate is defined as an environment created for students by the school, teachers, and students. “I am continually looking to create a positive classroom climate in which student learning is maximized and in which students feel comfortable in my classroom,” Miss Stanton said. According to many educational experts, having an environment where students feel safe, nurtured, and intellectually stimulated is a must for students to learn to their potential.

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Summer skills and strategies for helping kids stay sharp

June 21 was the official beginning of summer. But now that your teen is out of school, why quibble about dates? Summer break began a split second after the last school bell sounded.

Of course summer is a time to relax and have fun. But did you know that children can lose much of what they’ve learned during the previous school year? This can have a negative effect on their performance in high school and college.

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Aaron Martin, of Northwood, a 2009 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School, emerged victorious in the first “Design A T-Shirt” contest sponsored by the Toledo Mud Hens.

Aarons’ design features Muddy hitting a baseball and the words, “Toledo Mud Hens, Let’s Play!”

More than 30 schools in Ohio and Michigan participated in the contest and over 4,000 votes were cast online for a high school design and a middle school/elementary design. The winning designs were announced at an on-field presentation at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, May 31.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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