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New digs surround Carbon County secondary students


The new Carbon High School track's bright blue sets the tone with the green grass for football season. The new team building at the south end of the field makes this stadium one of the best high school facilities in the state. An addition to the ma...

Teachers come back early to prepare for opening of school


Contrary to some peoples thinking, teachers just don't come to school the first day of classes and begin teaching. Many return even earlier than their contract dictates to put together lesson plans, decorate their classrooms and otherwise get ready f...

Students learn better with proper supplies


The well supplied student has an edge when it comes to learning. Not only do children take a lot of pride in the new school supplies at the first of the year, but it gives them a sense of investment in their education. ...

Developing a childs self-esteem for the school year


Get your children ready for school with more than new books, pencils and clothes. Silvana Clark, author of "Parent-Tested Ways to Grow Your Child's Confidence" offers the following tips for parents to develop children's self-esteem this school year. ...

Preparing kids for learning adventures


As a new school year approaches, many parents ask themselves if they have adequately prepared their children for the learning adventures ahead. Meanwhile, families want to be able to enjoy the time they have left together before the kids hustle off t...

Doing it right in the first year


As high schoolers head off to college for the first time, there is a mix of nerves and excitement in the air. Here are some things to be successful in that first year of post high school education....

Getting a child ready for kindergarten


The experience of beginning kindergarten is a big step for both children and parents. Getting ready for that first big day can be stress-free and fun, particularly when you take into account the power of play and the excitement that can be shared. Dr...




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