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Jadzia: Spelling Bee finalist!

Editor’s note: After winning the Ferguson-Florissant district-wide spelling bee for the second straight year, Jadzia reached the finals of the 2017 Post-Dispatch Spelling Bee. Here’s what she had to say about it. Winning my school bee wasn’t too hard because … Continue reading

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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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Jadzia: District spelling bee champ!

Ferguson-Florissant, there’s a new champ in town. Jadzia won first place in the district-wide spelling bee!

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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’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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The space explorers meet the Borg

On nights when I am home from work, I tell the kids stories before bed. Because they are divided among two rooms, I usually tell two stories. The first story is for Josie and Joseph, and usually involves me making … 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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