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Education

When many teachers decide to pursue a career in education, many say they have a desire to help mold students into successful individuals. At Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School, Spanish teacher Lauren Jones is no exception. Jones has succeeded in that aspiration and has become a favorite among the student body in the process. In a heavily decorated room, Jones creates inventive lesson plans that not only submerge students into the subject, but also allows them to have fun in the process.

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During the 2013-14 school year, Woodmore staff and students will be given the tools to protect themselves and save their own lives during a violent situation through ALICE training.

ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. The main goal of the system is to help students and teachers feel empowered and prepared to do whatever is necessary to stay alive when a threat is present. It stresses that traditional lockdown is inappropriate during imminent or life-threatening danger. Instead, those involved are encouraged to run, throw books, barricade the doors and, in an extreme situation, swarm the attacker and disarm him or her.

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A survivor of the 2007 Bluffton College baseball team bus crash and a disabilities expert were the featured speakers Oct. 21 at a disabilities awareness event at Terra State Community College.

Tim Berta of Ida, Mich. was the most severely injured of the survivors of the crash in Atlanta which took the lives of seven. He suffered multiple broken bones and a traumatic brain injury.

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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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