Kandice Baker has been teaching fourth grade at Butterfield Elementary for a decade. When did she realize that she wanted to become a teacher?
“I had always known as far as I can remember,” Baker says. 

When she was in school her favorite subject was reading, Baker says. She still... Read more

History! YUCK! After hours of memorizing facts (in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue), you are faced with a test that includes dates in column A and world events in column B, and if you want to pass you match them up...

But wait! History books only tell you who won the battle or who got... Read more

941 Adonis sprouted.
Tang Dynasty China, playing cards invented

1041 Adonis was 100.
Macbeth crowned King of Scotland

1066 Adonis was 125.
The Battle of Hastings

1477 Adonis was 536.
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Adonis was 832 and he may have hated taxes. What year was it?

1. The fall of the French Bastille (let them eat cake)
2. The Boston Tea Party
3. The ride of Lady Godiva through Coventry

When Adonis was 930 Mrs. O’Leary’s cow started it. What year... Read more

Boomer Bear,
I was wondering if I could learn about your bear family.

Your friend, A.F.

¡Hóla A.F.!
Didja know that I just turned 10?

So happy birthday to me! I was born up in the northernmost reach- es of Canada. I was just a cub when... Read more

It’s that time! Ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes will soon make their appearance. Before going out for those sweet treats, make sure you know what to do.

Officer Chris Medaglia has been working as a school resource officer for about 10 years. He knows that kids will be on the streets ringing door bells and going to Halloween parties. Medaglia feels kids are our future and are important so he helps them be safe on a daily basis.

I recently interviewed Nancy Pina-Gray, a retired teacher from our school district who is running for the Roosevelt School Board to learn more about her candidacy.

Pina-Gray says she wants to join the school board to help make things better for the students. She explains that the school board makes the decisions on how money is spent and what programs are available to students.

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