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Kids Grow Green: Cashing in Cabbage

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Kids across America are growing, and some are earning, a lot of “green” participating in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. This year, more than 1.5 million third graders in 48 states have gotten hands-on gardening experience growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win “best in state” and receive a $1,000 scholarship towards education… Read More

Washington State Teacher of the Year

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The State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced the 2014 Washington State Teacher of the Year, Katie Brown of Shuksan Middle School in Bellingham. Brown, a graduate of Fort Vancouver High School, has taught at Shuksan Middle School for 11 years as both a classroom teacher and and ELL Specialist. As… Read More

Good News for Crestline

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It would seem that nothing good comes from tragedy. It’s heart wrenching, confusing, maddening, and has the potential to turn even the brightest optimist into a cynic. But consider the good that can grow from disasters. Case in point: Crestline Elementary, destroyed by fire on Feb. 3, has brought the community together in a wonderful… Read More