Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • It’s called the great pacific garbage patch. I’m sure many of you are familiar with the problems our oceans face with plastic so I’m not going to quote statistics or show you horrible pictures.  Instead I’m going to show you something positive that is taking place. A creation of a 21 year old student named […]

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  • The definition of bullying is, “the use of superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants“. Based on this definition it seems like everyone has been bullied.  When it affects our own children that’s when we tend to need it to be stopped in its […]

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  • Making your next trip to the beach enjoyable as well as educational for your children is easier than you think. It’s just a matter of exploring and making use of the beach’s natural environment. The beach can be a fun atmosphere to practice or revisit a variety of skills and subjects including: math, science, geography, […]

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  • Did you know that Connecticut sent  55 winning students from the Connecticut Invention Convention to the National Convention and tied with Ohio for the most awards received?  Makes you proud.  A 14 year old Southington student won the National award.  Lucca Riccio invented the “message mask” that took the top honor.  That peaks your curiosity, […]

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  • Summer vacation provides youth a much needed period of relaxation and recreational freedom before the next academic year. However, what is intended to be a few months of revitalization often results in a loss of academic skills, access to healthy meals, and a safe environment. According to the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), youth from […]

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