Assumption School wraps up Advent

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This year, the Assumption School’s Advent Outreach Project was the collection and delivery of approximately 175 care packages to the children at Metro Health Breton Clinic. The Assumption students tied fleece blankets for the project and used the blankets to wrap up a pair of pajamas and a children’s book as Christmas gifts for the […]

Valley View students give to animals this Christmas

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With the thought of giving instead of receiving, Mrs. Osborn’s third-grade class at Valley View Elementary School collected supplies for the Kent County Animal Shelter. They loved the idea of bringing in dog food, cat litter, blankets and bleach for the shelter. During their class Christmas party—which they themselves decorated for with dog decor—the animal […]

Who is teaching whom? part II

Obedience training for your pets by SAM HYER When your “fur child” is about six months old, it is time to begin a program of more advanced obedience training. You need to put aside some time for training each and every day. Plan on spending half an hour each day to work with your dog—15 […]

Classifieds — December 31, 2009

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What are your New Year’s Eve traditions?

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by ANA OLVERA “For New Year’s Eve I just hang out with friends and family now, but when I was in high school I would watch whichever Lord of the Rings movie was out, decorate my room, dress up drinking fake wine, and watch the ball drop on tv.” —Amanda Turner Rockford       […]