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The Monthly Roar

The Monthly Roar, September 19th, 2014

Letter From the Head of School I admit it. I do not volunteer very often, but when my niece asked me to help at the spring Junior Triathlon at the JCC, I agreed. I have, in the past, participated in fun runs and races and had forgotten how easy it was to get caught up in the excitement. My job that morning was to stand at the end of one of the pool lanes and direct and encourage the swimmers. It...

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The Monthly Roar, September 5th, 2014

Letter From the Head of School “The instructions are as follows: You are not allowed to speak. In your group of four, use only straws and masking tape to build a structure. The group building the highest freestanding structure wins. You have 20 minutes. Go! This is a favorite activity of mine. One I use with middle school students. They love it! After the 20-minute time limit for...

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