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Ken Fine June 9, 2014 at 06:43 am
Well done kids. Bullying is a huge problem for young people all across the country. Yik Yak andRead More other sites make it even easier. Kudos to you. Be an upstander if you hear someone bullying. If people started standing up for others, we could wipe this whole thing out!
Bridgette June 9, 2014 at 11:21 am
Thank you Steve for sticking up for me since I was the target of the bullying. Stu and Alan I thinkRead More you're past a class and although if love to see what you are like in person (because I'm sure you are only courageous behind your PC), I have better things to do that post things all day. I will not stoop down to your level. I feel bad for you both. I hope never to meet either of you and yet in my business, you'll probably end up with me in the end. Feel free to have your comments because I will block them and never see them. Best way to deal with bullies is ignore them.
Stu Pidasso June 9, 2014 at 11:35 am
yeah ok Bridgette, whatever you say..... buh bye....
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Dawn Urbanek June 10, 2014 at 09:01 pm
We have to make people aware that our State is run by public employee Unions and we need court casesRead More like today which ruled that the California Teacher Tenure rules are unconstitutional so that we can change laws and vote people out of office who do not represent the interests of the public who pay the taxes.
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | <a href='http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/' > http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/home.html</a>
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 03:20 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com
Evans May 20, 2014 at 10:16 am
Makes your head hurt right "Jay Z".. those psychosomatic tendencies of yours, probablyRead More have you, naked, sweaty, definitely paranoid ..No wonder the ISP revoked your FOID LOL go back to hugging your "Charlton Heston autographed 8x10...in that dark corner & remember,1 of your "opponents" as not like the other...
Evans May 20, 2014 at 10:20 am
Hello...Evans..@Evanston LOL scan those 847,224 maybe 872 Zoot you're a "Hoot"... barkingRead More up the wrong tree & pissing on your own leg ..per usual
Evans May 21, 2014 at 05:13 pm
Make sure to scroll down both on these pages...Read More http://illinoiscarry.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=47542&page=1 http://illinoiscarry.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=47542&page=2 " Due to a combination of the effects of the illness and the meds being used to treat the illness there was a level of delirium such that at the conclusion I was transferred from ICU to a psych ward for ONE DAY of observation. After that one day, I was released and sent home. The ONE DAY in psych was sufficient to generate a referral to DHS which got referred to ISP and boom five days later my FOID was revoked. Two days after that ATF showed up at my office and requested that I surrender my FFL. Two days after that I received a letter which revoked my Illinois CCL Instructor creds. The revocation of Instructor creds being automatic after a FOID revocation" Make sure to scroll down on this page...http://illinoiscarry.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=47571
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Michael Petroshus June 3, 2014 at 06:40 am
This is what the school board is wasting there time on? Meanwhile there are lazy teachers who justRead More sit down and teach from the overhead projectors and completely fail to connect to our students. Really school board figure out answers to real problems.
Dia Walsh June 3, 2014 at 08:50 am
Let's remember the issue is not about having sugary treats or parties or lazy teachers, it's aboutRead More having to purchase treats under the guise that they're going to be healthier and safer. I honestly can't believe that anyone could think that either of those things could be found in factory or store made items over things made at home, let alone the cost factor!
momo June 3, 2014 at 11:56 am
IMO, this is going too far, ridiculous and a waste of time. Too many more important issues for theRead More district to take on. I echo other comments who say having any food brought from a store would improve safety. Enough is enough. Also, FYI to some previous posters, food, is not only brought in for birthdays. There are many school activities potlucks, in-school events and non-birthday celebrations or activities where parents send in food and this nutty new rule would effect. I would also add most teachers that I have worked with encourage no treats or healthy treats for birthdays -- so calling out teachers on this is unfair. What's next? We as parents can't send our kids to school with their homemade lunches because they have to go through the cafeteria staff to be checked out for safety - UGH!
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anne humphrey May 6, 2014 at 06:09 am
As a mother of a newborn who is too young to get vaccinated, I am so angry that I cannot trust myRead More community to do the right thing and get vaccinated in order to make sure that the community as a whole, especially those most vulnerable are protected.
Tom May 11, 2014 at 03:25 pm
Probably the kid of a parent who only likes "natural" things. Or, protests because of theRead More faked autism data - yes he finally admitted ~10 yrs ago he was basically paid an enormous sum & guaranteed speaking fees to view the "data" in a favorable manner. I'm sure this person hasn't seen a child die of measles, mumps or the flu. It's an ugly sad thing to watch.
Festus McMoron April 24, 2014 at 02:16 pm
and what exactly does that have to do in regard to an article about eths ranking??
Festus McMoron April 24, 2014 at 02:21 pm
Chute Middle School's 11th Annual Arts on the Town FUNdraiser and silent auction will be heldRead More Saturday, April 26th at The Firehouse Grill from 7:00-10:00 pm in the upstairs private party room. Some of the items being auctioned off include Cubs, Sox and Bears tickets, several Evanston/Skokie Theatres including Northlight, Piven, Piccolo and Next, restaurant gift certificates, shopping gift cards, games, wine, spa packages, athletic memberships, Evanston and Chute spirit wear and so much more!! In addition to the silent auction, there will be a pick and choose raffle as well as a 50/50 raffle and a few lucky guests will get a surprise door prize! There will be entertainment, food and cash bar to round the evening out. Tickets are $20 at the door ($30 per couple). Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
Evanstonia April 26, 2014 at 12:37 am
and what exactly does that have to do in regard to an article about eths ranking??
A parent April 26, 2014 at 09:02 am
I couldn't help but to do some comparison between Stevenson and DHS as a resident in Deerfield,Read More since district has put up the news on the website. Operational spending per student is $16,839 in Stevenson and $20,821 in DHS. STEM ranking, #37 for Stevenson and #145 for DHS. I have been very disappointed in science teaching in DHS. Now I believe that there is some truth in the rankings.
Ying Shen April 27, 2014 at 10:05 am
WLA May 1, 2014 at 07:18 am
I don't think magnet schools should be included. All the other schools have to take all students inRead More their district, magnet schools can pick and choose best students.
Dave W. April 2, 2014 at 10:25 am
Nice catch, Jennifer, though MY take on that photo is that both the girls in the Patch photo haveRead More shirts hanging down in the old school 80's style, NOT in the 'modern' way the vast majority of girls wear them. Either way, your point is well made...who wears heels all day but complains that wearing stretch pants are needed to be comfortable? Also, I find it mildly amusing that suddenly the alternatives are so UNcomfortable. Jeans? Dresses or skirts? Some of them might not be, but if bought loose enough, mostly not. This is not the age of the corset and wool...I go back to still saying these girls are trying to wear these clothes with every intention of getting guys' attention, then complaining that they are getting the guys' attention when told they are too young to attract guys' attention. We sexualize females from far too young (why does a LITTLE, little girl need a bikini?), then tell them and the boys too stop thinking about it. All of which is unnatural. The whole thing is just disingenuous.
Jennifer Packman April 2, 2014 at 10:45 am
Dave, I agree that girls in our society are encouraged to see themselves as sexual objects- notRead More really appropriate at any age, and even more terrible at a young age. But I have to wonder how many junior-high-aged girls you know well- do you really know girls like this? I spend a lot of time with dozens of girls this age and many of them still play with their Barbies (although I know none who would admit to it), think boys are boring and stupid, and are wearing leggings so they can run around, climb trees, and do cartwheels, all of which are impossible to do in dresses or skirts and not so easy in jeans. Leggings and yoga pants = freedom of movement. Let them get their exercise and MOVE while they're young. If we want to fight obesity, we need to encourage all our children to be active. I'm not saying there are not girls like those you describe, merely that they are the more visible minority, certainly not the majority. To tar all the girls with the same brush is unfair and must certainly be hurtful.
el debarge April 2, 2014 at 01:18 pm
A great time to learn that Life can be soooooo unfair lil' Sophie & ya can't always get what youRead More want. Don't want to be embarrassed by wearing the gym shorts? Don't break the rule as you admit you do from time to time. I'd like to go to work in my pajamas but believe it or not, I'd be sent home and told not to return.
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Dileep Gangolli March 29, 2014 at 08:07 am
I hope NU loses this one. Colleges have been masquerading as the minor leagues for professionalRead More sports and it's time they paid their athletes their true market value. It would be one thing if the incoming profit went back to all the colleges on campus. But it goes to the athletic department and salaries for coaches and ADs that far surpass what other professors make. Bravo to the NLRB in this historic ruling.
Mary March 29, 2014 at 11:00 am
I think player safety and post-college access to medical care for injuries were also factors in theRead More NU players' decisions to seek the right to unionize.
j March 29, 2014 at 08:58 pm
just think they can call a strike during the Bowl season
Orange County Sheriff's deputies conduct a bomb sweep at San Clemente High School earlier this month. | Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
David Greenberg March 28, 2014 at 11:46 am
"Virtual walls"? Geezus... GPS spoofing is but one way around the geofence. The otherRead More is simply walking up to someone and saying "HEY *(&*(^^#&*(Y($*() !!!!!" Or use a different app created with a bogus email account... *sigh*. Sticks and stones people... sticks and stones... Walk it off and move on...
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:37 pm
thats for sure, this country is turning into a bunch of pansies!!
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm
my kid tells me that his buddy who lives over in Europe has a math book that shows a drawing of anRead More obese American eating a Cheeseburger with Plumbers Ass , as if we are a bunch of slobs over here!!! Is that nice or what???
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Procrustes' Foil March 27, 2014 at 06:01 am
This issue is HUGE! When all is said and done, most athletes are not academically prepared forRead More college. Their purpose is to make money for the school. College football and basketball should follow the system that baseball uses and recruit players from the minor leagues. Further, what about "Right to Work" states? How will this affect women's sports? This decision is a can of worms - and very interesting.
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jim March 27, 2014 at 07:16 am
thanks Jennifer
Ali March 27, 2014 at 10:55 am
It really means that your butt must be covered!
Jordan S. Zoot March 27, 2014 at 10:59 am
How would the rule be applied in the case of a double amputee?
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Delaware Anarchist March 25, 2014 at 09:16 pm
TIME TO TEACH THESE OVER SEXUALIZED LOLITAS A LESSON ON RESPECTING AUTHORITY!!! Everyone of themRead More should be suspended for six weeks and required to make up the time lost during summer school. No Prom, Dances and Seniors cannot walk because they get to go to summer school and no graduation ceremony . Place a negative report to Colleges on their records.
Delaware Anarchist March 25, 2014 at 09:26 pm
E. are you a gay phedo who hangs around girls as one of the girls? I ask because Zoot agreed withRead More you and umm....
Delaware Anarchist March 25, 2014 at 11:12 pm
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Procrustes' Foil March 25, 2014 at 05:19 am
Have any of these people had an SIGNIFICANT teaching experience? If not, they should not beRead More considered for the position because without it, they don't know kids.
Jordan S. Zoot March 25, 2014 at 07:32 am
[This comment is specially made for E.] Have the candidates been asked for their views on seeking toRead More permit teachers to obtain training to bring concealed firearms into the schools to provide for the protection of students?
David Dickson March 9, 2014 at 05:08 pm
Poor helpless professor who rebuffed freshman, but somehow both ended up in his bed and she woke upRead More with his arms around her. For some reason I don't believe the man.....
jim March 9, 2014 at 07:36 pm
Think both have questionable stories. She actually tried to arrange meeting (check previousRead More articles). She might also have fake I'd. Not sure why they ended up at his condo. Questions there also.
Mary March 10, 2014 at 10:14 am
S--As I replied to you in another thread, it doesn't matter what "he said, she said" orRead More who instigated what. It is inappropriate for a 55-year-old professor to go out on a date with a 19-year-old student. There is a coercive power imbalance in their respective positions, which is why universities have policies against this type of activity. It doesn't matter who initiated the date or whether the student had a fake ID-- is that your embellishment, by the way? A 19-year-old freshman can lack maturity or judgment, but a 55-year-old senior faculty member should not. But hey, just in case he does, he can refer to his employer's policy on the subject, which says don't do it! He went on the date despite the policy, and the university found that he had violated their policy. Not hard to understand.
Dajae Coleman with his mother, Tiffany Rice.
Mz. KH March 9, 2014 at 09:36 am
This IS AWESOME!!...thank you for your investment into our future generations, continuing a legacyRead More for your son, God sees you!
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