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A special day to read

Students at Bailey Lake Elementary celebrated March is Reading Month, March 8, by hosting guest readers throughout the day. The celebrity readers talked about what they do, answered questions, and read some of the students' favorite books....more >>
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Learning some skills

Curious boys at Springfield Plains Elementary used skills they just learned from author Terry Foster as they began adding questions. Foster, writer for The Detroit News and radio host on 97....more >>
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Born March 31st
1621: Andrew Marvell, English poet and politician.
1693: John Harrison, Englishman who invented the chronometer.
1732: Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer.
1809: Edward Fitzgerald, American writer.
1809: Nikolai V. Gogol, Russian writer (The Inspector General, Dead Souls).
March 31st
in history
1547: In France, Francis--king since 1515--dies and is succeeded by his son Henry II.
1776: Abigail Adams writes to husband John that women are determined to foment a rebellion if the new Declaration of Independence fails to guarantee their rights.
1779: Russia and Turkey sign a treaty by which they promise to take no military action in the Crimea.
1790: In Paris, France, Maximilien Robespierre is elected president of the Jacobin Club.
1836: The first monthly installment of The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens is published in London.