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Thursday, 13 December 2018 09:27

NO MORE HOMEWORK

For years there has been a growing concern that students, especially at the elementary and middle school level are being given too much homework. According to the Wall Street Journal in the most recent study available (2016) high school students spend an average of 7.5 hours a week on homework while grades K-8 averaged 4.7 hours. Some school districts, like Ridgefield Public Schools in Ridgefield, Connecticut and Wayne Township Public Schools in Wayne, New Jersey, are saying that it is just too much time and are restricting the amount of homework teachers can assign or banning it all together. However,…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 14:01

SNOW FUN ON THE ROADSIDE

It's snow season and that brings all the fun that comes along with it; sledding, skiing, snowboarding and of course the infamous snowball fights! But if you are going to enjoy the snow be sure that you travel a little further than your emergency pull off or roadside. Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reminds us that while this may seem like an easy quick solution to get some snowy fun in it could also cause some serious problems "Highway shoulders are for emergencies only. Stopping there puts you and your loved ones at risk of a crash. It blocks first…
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:25

TAP AND PAY THANKSGIVING DAY

This Friday is seen as the official start of the holiday shopping season, even with the start of Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day and the latest trend of Black Friday week; but as you start looking at holiday deals have you thought about how you are going to pay for them? I don't mean if you are going to pay cash or dipping into your savings account, I'm talking about the new trend of using a tap and pay device. This is where your card information, or your parent's credit card information, is saved on your phone or smart device…
Friday, 16 November 2018 13:52

GENDER X

From the time a person is born to the time they die a person is classified by their gender. It is notated on your birth certificate and death certificate and hundreds of other legal documents including your passport and driver license. Until recently there were only two markers that a person could chose from on a legal document, "M" for male and "F" for female; however, a handful of other states have started providing a third option "X" for Gender X. According to an excerpt of Newsweek Gender X is "a gender that is not exclusively male or female, including,…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 12:06

YOUR ELECTION RESULTS

November 6th was Election Day, and everyone was able to get out and vote including the youth thanks to Kids Voting. While we will still have to wait to get the official results of this election the Kids Voting Arizona ballots have been tallied and your results are in. Here are some of the Kids Voting Arizona results: David Garcia received 49.93% of the votes would be elected Governor over Doug Ducey (43.31%) and Angel Torres (6.75%). Krysten Sinema received 41.53% of the votes and would be elected AZ US Senator over Martha McSally (34.97%) and Angela Green (23.52%). Lastly,…