Category Archives: jadzia

Jadzia on the air waves

As a member of Vogt Elementary’s chess club, Jadzia has had opportunities to be featured in stories about the “Your Move” chess program in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. Here are a couple of her recent appearances: “Crossing Continents” (BBC Radio … Continue reading

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Viper Bots go to the Capitol

On March 3, Jadzia and her Viper Bots teammates joined the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri for a STEM expo at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.

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The Viper Bots

This year, our elementary school introduced a new Girl Scouts robotics team. I was asked if I might like to help out. I like programming and Legos, so I thought it sounded like it could be fun. I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Chess Club: Grandmasters

What a big week we had. On Friday, Jadzia and fellow members of Vogt Elementary’s chess club were visited by grandmasters … and a ton of media. Here is her account of the day: Once upon a time, Jadzia and … Continue reading

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Ferguson Sunday Parkways

Just as I began my drive to work, I noticed they were having Ferguson Sunday Parkways just down Darst from our house. This is one of many fun events Ferguson holds in different neighborhoods throughout the year. I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Ferguson’s children: Our voice

Drums. Singing. Shakespeare. MLK. What a great afternoon we had enjoying the artistry of Jadzia and other Ferguson kids! The event was designed as a response to recent events in Ferguson and throughout St. Louis. Students from across the Ferguson-Florissant … Continue reading

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Jadzia: Monarchs, part 2

Today I bring you the second part of the Muncher and Cruncher saga. There is sadness and there is hope. The following story was written by Jadzia. After the story is a video, which I filmed.

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Jadzia: Monarchs, part 1

(The following story and photos are by Jadzia) What’s white, black and orange all over? A monarch! This is about Muncher … and another creature.

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Video: Meet Muncher, our baby Monarch caterpillar

(The following story and video are by Yoli) Our milkweeds have attracted a lot of butterflies. It’s given a lot of joy to my kids, especially Jadzia. But a few days ago she found a dead Monarch butterfly. She was … Continue reading

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First dance recital

The girls first dance recital was a major production.

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