Archive for Month: February

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

The National Education Association’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. It was born on March 2, 1998, the largest celebration of reading...

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Little Things Count

Amanda Brewer knows even the little things you do can make a difference. The recently crowned Mrs. Northwest Arkansas teaches her kids to volunteer and give back to the community in any way they can, even if it’s dropping off a couple gallons of milk a couple times a...

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S’more Than Just Cookies

Mary and Sophia Hyatt enjoy the time they get to spend together, and the time they spend with their friends in Girl Scout Troop 5340. “One of my friends introduced me to it,” Mary, a 10-year-old seventh grader said. “I stayed because it was fun. I got to do...

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Making a Difference

Bella and Brooke Pierce started volunteering at an early age. The two sisters from Rogers show no sign of slowing down their community involvement any time soon. “So far I’ve volunteered at the animal shelter,” Bella, a student at Elmwood Middle School, said.

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PRESS A TO CONTINUE: RETRO GAMING

In the beginning, there were my video games.  Growing up in the 1980s I played as much as my parents would allow. Video games were new then, and I loved them. That time in my life was special, and to this day, I have fond memories of my childhood....

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Top of Her Field

Ella Aprea comes by her love of the ice honestly. “My mom skated when she was little and my dad always played hockey,” the 12-year-old figure skater said. “I guess just seeing how my mom used to skate made me want to do it. I remember my grandpa would...

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Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem is close to Daniele Gibbons’ heart. “I am a child of a parent who battled cancer,” the University of Arkansas junior said. “When I saw this organization it interested me because it helps kids who are going through the same adversities as I did as a kid.”

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