Monthly Archives: March 2014

on Silence

si·lence: noun: complete absence of sound; verb: cause to become silent; prohibit or prevent from speaking ~ from www.oxforddictionaries.com It has been said that silence is golden, however for some reason I seem to only hear that statement from weary adults … Continue reading

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on Preschool

On May 10, 2007, Governor Chet Culver signed House File 877, which established Iowa’s Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SWVPP) for four-year olds. The idea was to provide an opportunity for all young children in Iowa to have access to a … Continue reading

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on Learning

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” ~ Benjamin Franklin Our Founding Fathers understood the importance of learning. In fact, they believed that the preservation of individual liberty, and the future of our Republic, was rooted in the power … Continue reading

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on Bonds…again

Back in September, our school district proposed a $4 million bond referendum to the public, which failed to get the supermajority vote (60%), so thankfully it did not pass. In fact, only 28 more people wanted it over those that … Continue reading

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