Students today face more and more state educational standards, more and more high stakes tests, and more and more pressure to be academically successful, but when do they actually get to be “just kids?”
New Hope has been awarded $500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year.
“We play and we work and we learn.” That is the motto in the Knox County Educational Service Center’s preschool classes at Danville, and the News recently visited one class to see the pupils in action.
Eight East Knox FFA members recently competed in the State Novice Parliamentary Procedure Career Developmental Event held at The Ohio State University Agricultural Engineering building where they received third place in their heat and 11th overall.
Report of babies born at hospitals other than Knox Community Hospital must
be submitted in writing. Include parents’ names, address, age, baby’s sex, and
date and place of birth. If either parent is under the age of 18, the signature
of a parent or guardian is necessary for each of the baby’s underage parents.
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791, Mount Vernon 43050-0791.
Contact sports editor Bill Davis at 740-397-5333, ext. 247, E-mail or the sports desk at 740-397-5333, ext. 260.
If you would like to submit a game result or statistics, E-mail or fax it to 740-397-1321; or call the numbers above. The sports desk is staffed Sunday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m.
Fax: (740) 397-1321