Tag Archives: Jessica Goodwin

Balancing act: freedom versus safety

8-18 Media Tragic young faces, once unknown, become known throughout the country as the media’s crime exposure increases. Some say that as a result, parents who once walked to school themselves and were out with friends unsupervised until dark now are driving their children to school, regardless of the distances, and accompanying them on trips […]

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Kids look at future of play and leisure

 by 8-18 Media It’s crazy to think that just twenty years ago many current sources of entertainment for kids didn’t exist. MySpace, texting, hand-held video games and iPods had yet to be invented. Although some forms of entertainment never change, developments do come along and change our world significantly from generation to generation. One can […]

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MAPS board welcomes students

by 8-18 Media The Marquette Area Public Schools (MAPS) Board of Education has the task of making decisions that affect the hundreds of students and teachers in the district. The MAPS board is comprised of elected adults, with the occasional appearance of teachers, parents and citizens at a meeting to voice their opinions. In the […]

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Star Date – November 2008

Moon & Planets—Jupiter and Venus, the two brightest planets in the night sky, are the centers of attention this month. November opens with Jupiter high above the west-southwest horizon after sunset. Brighter Venus hovers much lower in the southwest. Watch all month long as these two celestial bodies move closer to each other. By the […]

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