October 22nd, 2014

Southern People

Helping kids make the transition from summer vacation to school

By Submitted Article on August 15th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE The dawn of a new school year is an exciting time. Kids may not want to say goodbye to days spent lounging by the pool, but such disappointment is often tempered by the prospect of returning to school with friends. For parents, getting kids ready... Read More »

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Getting youngsters ready for kindergarten

By Submitted Article on August 15th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE Schools across the country are getting ready to once again open their doors and welcome new and returning students. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go... Read More »

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Organized locker, organized student

By Submitted Article on August 15th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE Students learn many important lessons while in middle school and high school. Assignments get progressively more difficult, and students grow accustomed to being independent thinkers and largely responsible for their educational accomplishments. In addition, students may learn other lessons, such as how organization can play... Read More »

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Tutors help fill gaps

By Sulz, Dave on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE Many parents choose to hire a tutor for a child who is struggling with a portion of his or her school work. Finding the right tutor involves some research. That’s because, in addition to the tutor being well versed in his or her area of... Read More »

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Strength training tips for women

By Sulz, Dave on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE Weightlifting has long been an activity associated with men. When asked to describe a typical weightlifter, many people would likely begin describing a man. However, more and more women have recognized the benefits of strength training and its impact on long-term health. Studies have shown... Read More »

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Communities offer more than meets the eye

By Sulz, Dave on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE Many people enjoy living in tight-knit communities where neighbours know one another. Such communities can be great places to raise a family and live a full life. But communities need not be small to offer an array of services to their citizens. In fact, many... Read More »

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Youth benefit from volunteering

By Submitted Article on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 64.5 million people volunteered through or for an organization at least once between September 2011 and September 2012. While those statistics do not include children under the age of 16, that does not mean youngsters... Read More »

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Talents waiting to be discovered

By Submitted Article on August 12th, 2014

NEWSPAPER TOOLBOX You’re never too old to learn new tricks. Taking a night class or a series of lessons might start out as just a pleasant way to pass time, but be prepared to discover a new passion that will contribute to your personal fulfillment. Guitar, stained... Read More »

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Organizations enhance campus life

By Sulz, Dave on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE The first week of life on a college campus can be somewhat overwhelming for first-year college students. For many students, college is their first taste of independence. Some embrace that newfound freedom, while others grow homesick and long for the company of their immediate family... Read More »

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Yoga can offer many benefits

By Submitted Article on August 12th, 2014

METRO NEWS SERVICE In its 2012 “Yoga in America” study, Yoga Journal found that more than 20 million Americans practiced yoga, a nearly 30 per cent increase from 2008, when the magazine conducted its previous study. Among the millions of yoga practitioners surveyed, roughly 82 per cent were... Read More »

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