Education

Spotlight on high school counselor Jason Nevils

Spotlight on high school counselor Jason Nevils

| August 24, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Since school has began again, I thought it would be wonderful to bring someone to the forefront within the school system who’s there to help give students an understanding if they need it and to help them get through whatever they’re experiencing in their lives.  And, also to bring […]

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Questa announces new board members, officers

Questa announces new board members, officers

| August 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Questa Education Foundation announces the following new board members and offices for 2015-16. Board officers include: Officers include: • Chair—John Steiner, vice president, Lake City Bank. • Vice Chair—Kerry Hubartt, editor The News Sentinel. • Treasurer—Judy Roy, executive vice president of finance and administration, Indiana Tech. • Secretary—James Koday, partner, Barrett McNagny. Members […]

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Links Incorporated Summer Soiree set for Aug. 22

Links Incorporated Summer Soiree set for Aug. 22

| August 21, 2015

The Links Incorporated hosts Summer Soiree fundraiser for classical arts education scholarships FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is hosting a Summer Soiree, a signature fundraiser to support classical arts education scholarships for local students, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, at the Embassy Theater, 125 West Jefferson […]

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How to pick a great school for your child

How to pick a great school for your child

| August 21, 2015

By Kevin Chavous Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times One of the most important decisions a parent will make is selecting a school for their child. And when it comes to a child’s needs and learning style, a parent is the one who knows exactly what it takes for their child to […]

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Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Giveaway

Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Giveaway

| August 19, 2015

By Sheila Curry Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Event has grown over the past seven years, serving more than 200 elementary kids in need with free school supplies each year. The year’s event was held Aug. 8 at Bowser Park with a crowd of people from […]

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Prison Entrepreneurship Program gives second chance to individuals seeking better life

Prison Entrepreneurship Program gives second chance to individuals seeking better life

| August 18, 2015

By Randall Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Who really believes in giving second chances to someone who is already considered a failure? Many people wonder about today’s society. Most do not think someone in an unfortunate circumstance could make the most of a chance they are given. Is opportunity only […]

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PBS39 to present ‘The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

PBS39 to present ‘The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

| August 18, 2015

Special marathon Sunday, Aug. 23 part of pledge drive FORT WAYNE—PBS39, northeast Indiana’s public television station, has announced it will air the award-winning miniseries, The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in its entirety Sunday, Aug. 23 beginning at 1 p.m. on channel 39.1 as part of a August pledge […]

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Reparations battle picks up steam

Reparations battle picks up steam

| August 15, 2015

By Bert Wilkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Usually at this time of the year, international legislators and high flyers at umbrella organizations such as the European Union, its Parliament and even the Caribbean Community Secretariat take an extended break from the daily grind of trade negotiations and global conferences […]

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City works to make walking, biking to school safer

City works to make walking, biking to school safer

| August 10, 2015

More than 300 improvements made at crosswalks this summer, four additional crossing guards ready for first day of school FORT WAYNE—With Fort Wayne Community Schools students returning to class this week, the City of Fort Wayne has been working this summer to make the transition for students walking or biking to school safer through improvements […]

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