North Dakota School’s Dress Code Is Rotten For So Many Reasons

A controversial change in the dress code at Dickinson High School, N.D., has sparked heated debate and outrage from students, parents and the public. Parents of students, along with unrelated adults, wrote hundreds of comments arguing for and against an updated DHS policy concerning the wearing of leggings and yoga pants, both popular articles of…
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Jimmiesaurus

Dinosaur Terrorizes Very Small Part Of Newsroom

So, I bought a dinosaur today. It’s actually a Jimmiesaurus, meaning that its colors are those of Jamestown College. It matches my desktop, so I put him on top of it. Kids are selling them, as well as a few other neat things, at the Mini-Society Summer Camp this week. The idea is for students…
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Hovercrafts, Children And Other Magic Science

Had I realized I would be explaining the inner workings of a hovercraft to a classroom of adorable first-graders at Gussner Elementary School here in Jamestown, I would have prepared a little bit more. As it was, I did the best I could to answer all the questions they had, both before I started reading…
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School Lunches: The Picky Eater’s Dilemma

In one school, whenever salad was offered, I never took it, and if one of the lunch ladies deposited it on my plate I’d just leave it there, and toss it in the trash at the end of the lunch period. In the other school, whenever salad was offered, I’d load my plate with it…
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A Child’s Senseless Death

Bullies have claimed another victim, this time in Iowa. The boy was just 14 years old. His name was Kenneth Weishuhn. I would encourage everyone to look to themselves, their children. Not just for victims who need help, but for bullies who need to get the message that they must stop. Yes, doting parents. Your…
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