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Kathy Smaltz worries about her own children and her students, while schools in Nokesville were under lock-down. Originally Posted Mar. 5, 2012 What mother hasn’t stood in the door frame of her …

During spring break many traveled to beaches, mountains, across the country or across the sea. Some stayed home to relax and get stuff done. I ventured to Iceland with friends to see the Northern …

The word "courage" brings many images and representations to mind: military personnel protecting our country or police, fire, & EMS first responders running toward the danger and saving lives. I …

I recently read a fantastic book called The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t in which the description states: “The definitive guide to working with – …

Back to school means back to routines – homework finished, lunches packed, showers taken, clothes for the next day laid out like battle armor. Returning before Labor Day, Prince William County …

The 2015-2016 school year will be here in just a few weeks. Although a new school year is exciting, it always takes about a month to establish school routines, like eating lunch in under 20 minutes, …

Educators have the hardest job in the world. Imagine spending 7 hours a day, 5 days a week with 30 elementary students? Or being responsible for 197 eighth graders? What about spending the day with …

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