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Banana Moments
Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

Sep 29, 2014
Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

There are cyber device settings and apps that parents and kids can deploy as a part of your anti-bully strategy. The aim is to create boundaries in the cyber tools and in your child’s own hearts and minds embrace the correct thinking and actions in confronting a bully mentality. The most important thing parents...

mamawolfe
Choice: It’s What Makes Life Full of Possibility

Sep 29, 2014
Choice: It’s What Makes Life Full of Possibility

Choice. If I had to choose one word I’ve used over and over in parenting and teaching, it would be choice. I learned early on as a parent that simply saying ‘no’ over and over had no lasting effect; if I really wanted something to happen – especially with any sort of chance that...

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mamawolfe
Choice: It’s What Makes Life Full of Possibility

Sep 29, 2014
Choice: It’s What Makes Life Full of Possibility

Choice. If I had to choose one word I’ve used over and over in parenting and teaching, it would be choice. I learned early on as a parent that simply saying ‘no’ over and over had no lasting effect; if I really wanted something to happen – especially with any sort of chance that...

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Davis Vanguard
Special Commentary: Unaddressed Problems For Child of Color in DJUSD

Sep 29, 2014

In the last week, the Vanguard asked the school board candidates to respond to a question on whether they believe there is an achievement gap and what concrete steps there are to address the achievement gap. To their credit, the six candidates who answered the question and the two candidates who provided expanded remarks...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
Chef Dominic Machi, Director of DJUSD Student Nutrition Services in Top 10 in National Contest

Chef Dominic Machi, Director of DJUSD Student Nutrition Services in Top 10 in National Contest

DJUSD’s Dominic Machi, recently featured here on Who’s Cooking School Lunch, places in top 10 of national school recipe contest. Sept 21, 2014 Chef Dominic Machi, Director of DJUSD Student Nutrition Services, has embraced the opportunity to source more seasonal … Continue reading

Banana Moments
The role of parents in confronting the bully at school

Sep 22, 2014
The role of parents in confronting the bully at school

Back to school is a time of excitement as well as insecurity and uncertainty. And in the cyber social realm, where it is easy to be mean, the cyberbully phenomenon surfaces as a topic of concern and conversation. While bullying is not new, the level of hostility and persistent invasiveness that mobile connectivity inspires...

Placer County Online
Three-Term Rocklin School Board Member Steve Paul Not Seeking Re-Election

ROCKLIN – Three-term Rocklin School Board member Steve Paul, who has served as the Rocklin Unified School District expanded from 7,500 students to over 11,000 students, will not be seeking a fourth term in November. Paul said he decided it was a good time to transition off the School Board and get involved in...

Davis Vanguard
A Closer Look at Public-Private Partnerships with the Schools

Sep 22, 2014
A Closer Look at Public-Private Partnerships with the Schools

During Wednesday’s candidate’s forum the issue of things like partnerships in the community particularly between the university and the business community emerged as an issue that we did not have time to explore more deeply. So the Vanguard asked a few of the candidates to weigh in – just as we did on Friday...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
Jennifer LeBarre, Oakland School Food Service on PBS

We hope many of you saw Jennifer Le Barre and her school lunch program in Oakland being featured on PBS September 16, 2014, 6:00 pm Newsroom show. Viewers also got a glimpse of the stunning new plans for the new … Continue reading

AccessLocal.TV
Annual Holy Bowl Rivalry is Top Draw

Sep 8, 2014
Annual Holy Bowl Rivalry is Top Draw

By Will James Home Town Sports One of the longest standing and most celebrated high school football rivalries in Northern California is renewed on Saturday ...

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