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Lincoln's hat

Lincoln’s hat

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Mr. Lincoln (a.k.a. Dennis Boggs) visited Riverside Christian Academy and other local schools last Friday while he was in town for the Host of Christmas Past. He shared lots of history and trivia with the student body and even entrusted ninth grader Logan Groce with his hat during his presentation.

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  • Foster Grandparent volunteers needed

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Volunteers are needed for the Foster Grandparent Program. Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over, and within income guidelines, to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities Some of the fringe benefits include compensation (termed stipend) that does not affect SS, SSI, VA, Food Stamps, Public Housing or any other

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  • FPU’s student board learns about water treatment

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 6:18 am

    Grady Wright and Devon Balsama, FPU Student Advisory Board members, test water samples at the lab during a tour of the water treatment plant.

    Fayetteville Public Utilities’ Student Utility Board (SUB) recently toured the FPU Water Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s water is taken from the Elk River and turned into clean drinking water. At the Water Treatment Plant, FPU employees David Posey, Lee Bean and Todd Sillivant explained their responsibilities, led the plant tour and detailed how the plant filters and treats water from the Elk River to deliver safe, clean drinking

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  • RCA honors veterans in ceremony

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Fifth grader Kerstie Wolaver sings a solo during Riverside Christian Academy’s annual Veterans Day Program.

    Riverside Christian Academy hosted its annual Veterans Day Program on Tuesday. The program was filled with tributes to our country and the veterans who served to make it a better place. Emma Hammons, RCA alum and Naval ESTA, led the Pledge of Allegiance and read the Veterans Day Proclamation. Clare Ray, RCA’s music teacher, led the assembly in the National Anthem. Several of RCA’s students participated in the program, as

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  • EMS visits SBA

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    EMS Visits SBA

    Pre-K students from Stonebridge Academy enjoyed a visit from Lincoln Medical Center EMS. Students listened to a talk by EMS staff and were then treated to a tour of the ambulance. This was in conjunction with the “be safe” program taught during the month of October that featured visits from various community leaders.

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  • All In

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    All In

    First quarter recipients of the “All In” award at Riverside Christian Academy, pausing for a photo with Head of School James Bryant are Madeline Padgett, Marshall Steelman, Crutcher Ezell, Cheree Isbell, Jordan Stair, Caeli Finch and Leah Hampton. The students are recognized for exhibiting the Biblical traits of Deuteronomy 6:4-7, which includes the characteristics of “Loving the Lord, with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength”.

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  • Autism group expands to aid developmental delays

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    The Lincoln County Puzzle Solvers Autism Awareness group will hold its November meeting on Saturday, Nov. 22, at Stone Bridge Academy from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The group is expanding to serve not only families with children on the Autism Spectrum but families with children who have a developmental disability. A developmental disability means a disability that is manifested before the person reaches 22 years of age, which constitutes

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