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Never Underestimate the Heart of a Champion

by Adelyn Smith, LD FFA President The beginning of school is always exciting for students, but it’s especially thrilling for the students enrolled in Future Farmers of America. That’s because the start of school means the start of a show

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Finding the Leader in Me

by Susan Neuhalfen Teaching curriculum and basic testing is common in all schools. What many schools don’t teach is leadership and life skills, especially at an elementary school level. Lake Dallas ISD is one of a select group of districts

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Corinth Author Shares Journey of Healing

by Susan Neuhalfen There is so much to learn from Anna LeBaron. Author of The Polygamist’s Daughter, the Lake Cities resident has lived a life that most of us have only heard about in documentaries or on the news. She

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The Therapy of Dance

by Susan Neuhalfen Teresa Cooper has a heart for people who are different. The UNT dance instructor who teaches ballet, modern, tap, and choreography in the Dance and Theatre Department has always enjoyed bringing music and dance to life. “My

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Elementary Students Complete Marathon Challenge

By Susan Neuhalfen In October, Lake Dallas Elementary Physical Education teacher Jamie Roach challenged her students to run not one, but four marathons throughout the school year. For those of you unfamiliar with the mileage on a marathon, that’s 26.2

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Strike a Pose

by Susan Neuhalfen It’s hard to find one form of exercise that works for everyone, but yoga is just that. It is excellent for the body and mind, and is suitable for all ages and all body types. Best of

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Mother’s Day Gifts That Suit Her Love Language

by Susan Neuhalfen Author Gary Chapman wrote an amazing book called The 5 Love Languages®. Do you know Mom’s love language? Read through and see which one would best describe your mother. The explanation for each language is listed in

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Lake Dallas Elementary Wins the 2017 Rather Prize

by Susan Neuhalfen Lake Dallas Elementary School won the 2017 Rather Prize at the SXSWedu in Austin, Texas, this month. Created by journalist and Texas native Dan Rather this is the second annual Rather Prize awarded to the school with

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Taking Pride in a Job Well Done

by Susan Neuhalfen If you’ve been to the Golden Triangle Mall during the day, chances are you’ve run into an amazing group of high school students in a work-study program. These aren’t your typical teenagers. These kids face challenges every

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Boys and Girls Club 5k Going to be a Doggone Good Time

As a non-profit 501(c)(3), the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Texas is used to doing a lot of fundraising. Despite being part of the national organization, they are responsible to raise all of the money for their local

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