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Creative Ways to Connect Kids to Science and Encourage STEM Learning

Creative Ways to Connect Kids to Science and Encourage STEM Learning

The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a stark spotlight on inequities in the sciences and science education, especially the lack of equal access. The good thing is that this has sparked an increased awareness and a desire for change to begin addressing these issues.

BBB Scam Alert: Fake Friends on Facebook How Con Artists Disguise Themselves as Trusted Sources

People connected to the internet use it for a wide range of purposes, often to catch up with friends on social media or randomly surf the web. Unfortunately, your social media friend may not be who they appear to be. Scammers earn victims ‘ trust by taking advantage of social networking sites and often pretend to be someone the victim already knows. They may send out a message or two with COVID-19 news, a fundraising request or perhaps a great deal on a product.

Opportunity is Knocking!

Opportunity is Knocking!

Opportunities are always around: you just have to be able to recognize them when they occur for you. One of the best moments is when you realize that a simple gesture--like holding a door open for someone entering or exiting--can give you the opportunity to greet a stranger and share a smile, actually giving you as much of a lift as it gives the person going through the door.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE FRESHWATER FISH—FOR EATING?

Catching fish is only part of the equation; eating freshly caught fish is a highlight to a successful fishing trip to many. Who can resist crunchy fried fresh fish fillets?

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE FRESHWATER FISH—FOR EATING?

I recently posed the question on social media “What’s your favorite freshwater fish to eat that’s commonly caught in Texas waters?” Several hundred folks responded with their favored species for the frying pan or grill and many elaborated with their methods of cooking. In my post, I mentioned I was conducting an unofficial ‘poll’ and the results would be the topic for my outdoor column this week.

Former Kaufman County Commissioner Jakie Allen Announces Campaign For Kaufman County Judge

Former Kaufman County Commissioner Jakie Allen Announces Campaign For Kaufman County Judge

On Thursday October 21st Kaufman County Business Owner and Former Commissioner Jakie Allen announced his campaign for Kaufman County Judge in the 2022 Republican Primary. In recent years, Kaufman County has seen tremendous growth. It takes a solid conservative leader who knows how to work together to incentivize strategic economic development, ensure transparency and efficiency in government, and keep taxes low.

Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition
Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition

Forney ISD Marching Bands Reach Finals in Area C Marching Competition

The Forney High School and North Forney High School marching bands recently competed at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Area C Marching Band Competition with both bands advancing to the finals. The competition, held at Memorial Stadium in Mesquite on Saturday, Oct. 23, featured marching bands that advanced to the Area level of competition from their region marching contests.

Creative Ways to Use Pumpkins This Fall

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has tips to consider doing with pumpkins before you go to the pumpkin patch this fall. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie)

Creative Ways to Use Pumpkins This Fall

Creative pumpkin-themed decorations are a way to use the popular gourd this fall season. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Laura McKenzie)

Creative Ways to Use Pumpkins This Fall

From pumpkin spice lattes to harvest-themed front porches, pumpkins are an iconic staple for the fall. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have some tips on how to use these popular gourds in and around your home.

Mary Moseley Named Forney ISD Intermediate Student of the Month for October

Mary Moseley Named Forney ISD Intermediate Student of the Month for October

Congratulations to Mary Moseley from Rhea Intermediate School for being selected as the Forney ISD Intermediate Student of the Month for October. Ms. Moseley was unable to attend the Forney ISD Board of Trustees meeting but provided a video of her leading the pledge of allegiance for the meeting. The board recognized Ms. Moseley for being selected as the Intermediate Student of the Month.

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