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ChapStick Banned From School

An 11 year old girl from Stuarts Draft elementary School in Virginia was not allowed to use ChapStick when her lips became chapped. In fact, none of the students in the school are allowed to use ChapStick, it is deemed ‘inappropriate’.

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Courtesy StopBullying.gov
Courtesy StopBullying.gov

Stop Bullying. Seriously. Just Stop

With school starting to get under way, I wanted to take a moment and remind everybody to talk to your kids about bullying.  I know what it feels like to be bullied and I would hate for anyone else to feel this way. 

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Annie Tritt - Getty Images
Annie Tritt - Getty Images

Warning. Math Lesson Ahead

It never ceases to amaze me when I'm paying for something and the cashier can't seem to figure out how to give me change back.  If you are 13 years old or older, there is no reason why you shouldn't be able to count back change. 

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Neilson Barnard, Getty Imgaes
Neilson Barnard, Getty Imgaes

Girl Suspended From School For Saying Bless You

A 17 year old school girl from Dyer County High School in Tennessee said ‘bless you’ when a fellow student sneezed and she got suspended. Kendra Turner said she didn’t think it was big deal to say the words when someone sneezed but she ended up in the principal’s office and spent the rest of the day in an in-school suspension.

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Mark Kolbe, Getty Images
Mark Kolbe, Getty Images

Swedish School Considers Banning Homework

Summer vacation means no more school but even more appealing to kids, no more homework. The small town of Hallstahammars, Sweden is considering banning homework completely.  Leena Millberg, the head of schools in the town says government officials are investigating the proposal.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Jessie White of Maine Graduates College at 99 Years Old

Jessie White, a 99 year old women in Maine, finally graduated from college. She received her diploma from Beal College 75 years after graduating. She said it now completes her life.

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Anderson Art Show
Photo by Sharon Buck

Benton Elementary School’s Art Show

The children of Benton Elementary had their Art Show last night and, I have to say, the creations were amazing!

Anderson invited me and his grandparents, Daryl and Sylvia, to see his work last night along with Bradley's. Chad and Brad couldn't go because he had baseball practice but we made sure to find his piece, too!

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Superman Returns
Warner Bros.

Superman Saved Whitefield Elementary School

The children chanted his name:

Louie! Louie! Louie!

And Louie will now be known as Superman! It's not every day ONE MAN saves an ENTIRE school!

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Jayden dance 2
Photo by Sharon Buck

Chad and Jayden’s Night on the Town

She had been talking about it all week. Her teachers knew. Her classmates knew.

She was going to be a princess for one night.

And her dad couldn't wait!

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2nd Grade
Photo by Sharon Buck

Throw Back Thursday: Sharon’s Childhood Home in Connecticut

The Throw Back Thursday pictures have been circulating Facebook for awhile. So I thought I'd throw THIS pic into the mix!

I wasn't born in Maine. I moved here when I was 8. But I can SHOW you where I lived...thanks to Google!

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