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November 14th, 2013

Be proactive about diabetes

More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation. The United States comes in third in the world with 24.1 million, trailing China’s 92.3 million people with diabetes and India’s 63 million. Unfortunately, the number of individuals diagnosed with diabetes is growing in every country.
Considering that half of people who die from diabetes are under the age of 60, it’s great that the United Nations has designated today as World Diabetes Day.

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Shop local this holiday season

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A couple of weeks ago, while watching television a commercial came on from American Express. I thought it was a typical “pre-Christmas” push to get people to apply for credit cards and shop ‘till they drop during the holiday season. I will admit, because I was busy doing other things, it took a couple of times seeing it to finally get what they were doing.

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GLH: Focusing on parental involvement, positive behavior

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Parental involvement
Grambling Laboratory High School set up two days focused on parental involvement for our senior and junior students. Oct. 23 was declared “Senior Day” at GHS, and Oct. 30 was declared “Junior Day.”

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CSE welcomes interim principal, focuses on ELA projects

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We would like to welcome Michelle Thrower as our interim principal. All CSE parents and community volunteers are invited to attend a Meet and Greet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in our parent center.
Additionally, we would like to congratulate our Cypress Spring Elementary Student of the Year Noah Oden. He is a fifth grader in Mrs. Garner’s class. We are so proud of his contributions to our school and to our community.
Our 4-H club would like to thank all of the students that participated in our annual pumpkin decorating contest. Thank you for making it a great success.

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EBP: Students focus on Thanksgiving, fall season

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“Let us come before Him with thanksgiving. For the Lord is the great God.”
— Psalms 95:2-3
It’s November, the month of Thanksgiving. Here at Emmanuel Baptist Preschool, we have so much to be thankful for.
Our Fall Festival was a smashing success; our children had a wonderful time listening to stories, watching a puppet show and, of course, gathering up buckets of candy.

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RHS PTA, Achieve award fall mini grants

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Now in the seventh year of its ongoing partnership, the Ruston High School Parent Teacher Association and Lincoln ACHIEVE remain committed to supporting Ruston High School as it endeavors to become the best high school in Louisiana at preparing students for their chosen career. Its Mini Grant Program is specially designed to help accomplish this goal, pumping $23,754.08 into teacher classrooms on the RHS campus over the past six years.
The fall 2013 funding initiative now adds another $2956.11 to that total.

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New Tech hosts Meeting of the Minds

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New Tech @ Ruston recently hosted the national New Tech Meeting of the Minds for the southern region. The four-day event was held on the Ruston High School campus and facilitated by New Tech School Development Coach Starla Ross Collins. During the four days, teachers from Arkansas and Georgia joined the NT@R teachers in content-specific professional development each day with an emphasis on curriculum mapping and project analysis along with best practices shared on the NT@R campus.

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RHS receives technology award

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Ruston High School Eco-Car teacher and coach Randall Elliott (left) and Principal Mike Milstead showcase the $1,500 technology award recently presented to RHS by the Cyber Innovation Center. This cash award is provided to support the school’s efforts in the 2014 Shell Eco-Marathon. The funds will be used to purchase equipment and supplies that will assist in the design, construction and fabrication of the eco-friendly car being created by the RHS Eco-Car Team.

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New Tech seniors present Crusades video games

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Seniors in the New Tech @ Ruston World Studies class recently presented their “Crescent vs Cross” projects at Louisiana Tech University’s Memorial Gym.
With the project developed by teachers Tara Griffin and Stephen Ehrhard, the students were challenged to answer the question “How can we, as game designers, create a video game that accurately and entertainingly illustrates how the Crusades cemented systems of belief and the effects of the Crusades on society and culture?”

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Bulldogs blast Centenary, 106-59

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It was a night for celebration for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team Wednesday before a crowd of 3,942 at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Not only did things tip off with a pregame ring ceremony and banner unveiling in honor of the 2012-13 Western Athletic Conference regular season championship, but the Tech kept the party rolling in its first home game as a new member of Conference USA as the Bulldogs blew past Centenary 106-59.

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