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Blanche sets Harvest Festival

Posted on October 19, 2014 at 3:29 pm

Blanche School’s Harvest Festival will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, with a chili supper, carnival games and crowning of representatives. The PTF chili supper will be held from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Carnival games, including Bingo, toilet paper toss, pick-up ducks, cake walk and many more activities, are from 5 until 7 p.m. A cake auction begins at 7:15 p.m. and crowning of representatives will be held at 7:30 p.m.

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  • RCA students compete in robotics event

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    Riverside Christian Academy in Fayetteville will participate Saturday in Lipscomb University and Nissan North America’s annual robotics bonanza: Music City BEST (Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology). Students in 15 Tennessee schools have spent the last six weeks building their own robot designed to carry out a specific task, and they will put them to the test competing against one another from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Allen Arena. While

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  • Motlow sets fall break

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Motlow College logo

    Motlow College will observe Fall Break on Oct. 13-14, according to college officials. Offices will remain open on their regular schedule, but no classes will be held during the break. This applies to the Moore County campus and the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. The library on the Moore County campus will be open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday. The Folliet Bookstore will be

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  • Flintville School sets Fall Festival

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Flintville Elementary School’s Fall Festival will be held Friday, Oct. 24, with a fun night planned for the whole family. A turkey and dressing dinner will be held from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. Games and activities will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. and will include fish pond, spooky school mare, a cake walk and grab bags. Special drawings will be held at 7:15 p.m., and a basket auction

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  • ASCD Hosts Local Professional Development Opportunity For Educators

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:46 am

    Local educators are invited to join the leading education association, ASCD, on November 11-12, 2014, at the Doubletree Hilton Memphis Downtown for a professional development event that will answer the question, “What does it take to disrupt poverty’s adverse influence on student learning?” Led by best-selling authors and education experts William Parrett and Kathleen Budge, this institute will provide participants with a framework for collaborative action to turn high-poverty schools

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  • Firefighter visits

    Posted on October 3, 2014 at 7:32 am

    Firefighter visits

    Scott Pickens, captain from Huntsville Fire and Rescue, visited the kindergarten classes at Flintville Elementary School to discuss fire safety. Pickens showed students what a firefighter looks and sounds like while searching homes during a fire as he wears full gear and speaks through the air mask.

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  • At the pole

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    At the Pole --

    About 70 Flintville Elementary School students gathered for a time of prayer at “See You at the Pole”, part of Global Week of Student Prayer celebrated nationally. “See You at the Pole” began in 1990 in Texas when a group of students gathered at a flagpole to pray. Today, thousands of students nationwide participate in the event.

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