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Study shows troubling picture of teens, mental health

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As August fast approaches and stores fill with school supplies, mental health specialists warn that struggles and thoughts of suicide may be more common in teenagers than church leaders realize. The problem ...

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Can archaeology bring biblical history to life?

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How important is archaeology? According to historian and Israel Deputy Minister Michael Oren it depends who you ask. Speaking at a June 10 Jerusalem event celebrating the opening of the “Seals of ...

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Teacher makes final request for backpacks full of school supplies at funeral

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A Georgia teacher loved students so much she wanted to continue to serve them — even after her death. Tammy Waddell, an elementary school teacher for three decades in Forsyth County, Georgia, ...

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A Reflection of History: Brown V. Board Mural Unveiled at Kansas Capitol

Sixty-four years ago, the United States Supreme Court handed down the decision to end legal segregation in the public school system as part of the Brown v. Board of Education case. A ...

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Local teachers share in $1 Million National Donation from SONIC during Teacher Appreciation Month

Sonic® Drive-In, a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning® initiatives, celebrated Teacher Appreciation Month throughout the month of May with the third-annual #ThanksTeach social media campaign to ...

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Not your parent’s VBS! Summer tradition makes a comeback

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Vacation Bible School — better known as VBS — is back as one of the most popular church programs in America after a few years of decline. Back in the 1890s, a pair ...

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Work hard, be humble is best advice for graduates

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This week it was suggested I write an article for graduates. My initial thought was to decline. I said to myself, “I’m the last person who should write such an article. Too ...

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Nationally Recognized Summer STEM Program Coming to Topeka Lutheran School

Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Topeka Lutheran School the week of June 18 – June 22, 2018. A program of the National Inventors Hall ...

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Kansas Board of Regents wants to again up tuition

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Tuition at Kansas universities has been raised 55 percent since 2009 and the Kansas Board of Regents wants more. The Board acknowledges they’re raising about $730 million from tuition under the current ...

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5 Big Questions Every Graduate Should Ask

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When I graduated from college, I felt overwhelmed with questions. “What am I going to do for work?” “Where am I going to live?” “How am I going to pay rent, all ...

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2018 Christian High School Graduates Announced

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Metro Voice is proud to honor the graduates of Christian high schools across the Kansas City metropolitan area. BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Hannah Andrews Stephen Bahm McKayla Chastain Mai Dang Seohyoung Lim ...

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Turning the Tide on American Violence

Are you becoming increasingly concerned about your child’s safety at school?  Has your church begun discussions on providing security during worship services?  Have you had some uneasiness while at public gatherings, wondering ...

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Eat some Chick-fil-A and help kids in school

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Area residents will have a unique opportunity to help children in Kansas City area school districts that need assistance. Spirit Day for Caring for kids happens this Thursday, April 5 from 6:30 ...

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Summer camp opportunities abound across area

Across the region there are great summer camp offerings and other resources for families and children of all ages. Summer camps and programs are a perfect way for kids to connect with ...

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Proposed law allows 5-year-olds to select their own race, gender

“All students enrolled in a Delaware public school may self-identify gender or race,” a proposed Deleware state regulation states. Children as young as five would be permitted to choose their own race ...

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