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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 September 5th
1638: Louis XIV, The Sun King of France who built the palace at Versailles.
1842: Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
1897: A.C. Nielson, founder of the Nielson Ratings.
1905: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian novelist and essayist who wrote about communism in Darkness at Noon and The Ghost in the Machine.
1912: John Cage, inventive composer, writer, philosopher, and artist.
September 5th
in history
1910: Marie Curie demonstrates the transformation of radium ore to metal at the Academy of Sciences in France.
1944: Germany launches its first V-2 missile at Paris, France.When the anticipated invasion of Britain failed to materialize in 1940, Londoners relaxed, but soon they faced a frightening new threat, Hitler's V-weapon offensive.
1958: Martin Luther King is arrested in an Alabama protest for loitering and fined $14 for refusing to obey police.
1960: Leopold Sedar Sengingor, poet and politician, is elected president of Senegal, Africa.
1975: President Gerald Ford evades an assassination attempt in Sacramento, California.