Back to school season can be as expensive for parents as it is exciting for students. Once the initial letdown of the end of summer vacation wears off, many kids are excited to return to school, where they can see their friends, study their favorite subjects and participate in extracurricular activities.
Thursday, Aug. 11 will be the last chance to donate to military families served by Operation Homefront's Back-to-School Brigade. Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. partner through this program to provide military families with school supplies that Dollar Tree customers donate.
Change often requires an adjustment period. Men and women who switch jobs may need a few weeks before they feel fully comfortable in a new office, while students changing schools may also need some time to adapt to their new surroundings.
The Make Dreams Real Endowment Fund hosted its 27th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 19 at Del Rio, Oakdale and Turlock Golf and Country Clubs. MDR welcomed 281 golfers at this year's tournament and nearly 60 volunteers. Make Dreams Real Endowment Fund was founded by the late Carl Boyett, CEO of Boyett Petroleum and his family. Carl's son, Dale Boyett, President of Boyett Petroleum was eager to continue Carl's beloved legacy and keep the tournament scheduled as planned prior to Carl's unexpected passing last November.
In an argument over whose lives matter and whether one should support blacks or the police, Montrell Jackson may have understood what was at stake on both sides more than most. He was genuinely black and blue, an African-American who served for 10 years on the Baton Rouge police force.
July 25, 2016|
Lois M. Collins
“LIGHTS OUT” — 2½ stars — Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello; PG-13 (terror throughout, violence including disturbing images, some thematic material and brief drug content); in general release
July 25, 2016|
Sometimes breaking down and connecting statistics in a graph tells us things that are easy to miss. For example, this series of graphs published in EducationNext suggests that it should be relatively simple to get more Hispanic high school graduates to graduate from college.
July 24, 2016|