ETC… for Wednesday, July 10th

Crystal Wagoner asked us to remind you about the upcoming Kids Camp at Hall Summit Baptist Church.  Dates are July 15-19 from 8am-5pm each day.  There will be a program for children in 1st through 8th Grade.

Who will be the second $100 winner?  The Journal is registering people to get the broadcasts of Red River and Riverdale sports this fall.  And we are giving Early Birds who sign up an entry into our weekly drawings.  Go to the link and sign up for text message alerts for each game.  And you just might be the winner we announce on Friday.

CLICK HERE – > Sports Signup

A great race began in the Garden of Eden.  Kids attending Vacation Bible School at Open Door Fellowship will run the race and discover lots of fun and excitement along the way.  It begins July 28th.

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has recognized Louisiana Tech University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program as one of the nation’s top programs, exceling in preparing teacher candidates to be highly effective teachers. The accolade is highlighted as an element of NCTQ’s newest book, Start Here to Become a Teacher, which was released recently.“Of course, I am very pleased that our program was recognized by NCTQ as one of the top 120 programs—out of 872,” said Dr. Don Schillinger, Dean of the College of Education. “While our faculty and students are dedicated to integrating multiple standards-based and data-driven components into their professional development, we appreciate many of NCTQ’s selection criteria. I’m proud of our program’s positive impact, as recognized by NCTQ, on future teachers and the students they will serve.”  This is not the first time this program has been honored by the NCTQ. In 2016, NCTQ listed Tech’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program as No. 4 nationally.

The 20thanniversary of Anderson’s Produce has been scheduled for July 20th. Jason is excited and you will be also when you come see what all he has planned for the day.

And the flower at the bottom of the article is unusual.  Some people we asked could not identify it.  Others said it is rare.  The plant is not rare.  Can you identify it?

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