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Her forte: motivating ‘at-risk’ students

Tanyia Rowan, Ed.D

Tanyia Rowan, Ed.D

Kindergarten teacher Tanyia Rowan says there’s basically two keys to ensuring at-risk students eventually graduate from high school: showing them you care and holding them to high expectations.

Other teachers may have come to similar conclusions anecdotally, but Ms. Rowan, whose taught kindergarten for the last 14 years, has the research to back it up.

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Why do people bother me with Facebook games?

Bing. PrincessLeia66 needs you to gift her a grain silo in Farmville.

Shamaramalama Level 26 needs you to gift her a Grecian Statue in Gardens of Time.

Michelleboinkadoink is stuck on Level 12 of Pet Rescue and needs your help to get Fluffy the Cat out of a tree.

Who are these people and why are they bothering me?

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Several Baker squads win district titles

Allie Crummey pitching last week.

Allie Crummey pitching last week.

The Little League District 11 All-Star softball and baseball tournaments continued throughout last week despite the poor weather, and Baker County teams posted a great showing.

Several local teams have already been crowned district champions, while a few others will get the chance to play for the title through the remainder of the week.

The major softball team won the district title in front of a home crowd on Friday, July 5.

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