Back to School

Reminiscent of the duck under the desks trainings of the Cold War years, school shooting preparedness has, tragically, become as prevalent as school fire drills. Now parents must add lock-down procedures along with bullying, hygiene, study habits, time management, and more to the list of school conversations they have with their children. Sandy Hook Promise […]

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Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York ; June 27, 1936.  She was a dual Pulitzer Prize nominee for poetry in the 80’s. Cliftons work; Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir, 1969-1980 (1987) and Next: New Poems (1987). As her legacy is remembered through her great poetry, Lucille wrote tons of children’s books. Everett Anderson’s nine month long; […]

It’s back to school time! Many youth are still in need of the required immunizations in order to start the school year. Dr. Lee Beers offers her expertise on the importance of kids receiving their proper immunizations. Dr. Lee Ann Savio-Beers is the Medical Director for Municipal and Regional Affairs within Children’s National Health System’s […]

PG County Back – to – School Fair Free Stuff Saturday, August 6, 2016 10 am – 1 pm

(Silver Spring, MD)  —  A Montgomery County elementary school student was suspended for a day for making a hand gesture of a gun with his forefinger and thumb.  The incident happened last month at Roscoe Nix Elementary in Silver Spring, a week after the Newtown, Connecticut shootings.  School officials sent a letter home to the […]