Academic success through the arts

Academic success through the arts

THE NEW YORK TIMES RECENTLY RAN A STORY ABOUT Betty Smith’s 1943 autobiographical novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, detailing her impoverished childhood and the “great golden glory lasting a half-hour each week when Mr. Morton came to Francie’s room to teach music.”...
Foster youth services in education

Foster youth services in education

Under the radar for years, fostered youth students now find new help—and hope Most of us cannot comprehend how it would feel, in high school, to sit in an assembly presentation about the benefits of attending college and think, “What am I doing here? They’re not...
Our Schools: Arts Education Partnerships

Our Schools: Arts Education Partnerships

Our county is fortunate to have passionate support for the arts in local schools, but we need your participation. Arts organizations depend upon the help of residents to thrive, grow, and provide outreach. If you are in South County, the Clark Center Arts in Education...
Behind the Badge: State of the Sheriff’s office 2019

Behind the Badge: State of the Sheriff’s office 2019

Anytime you have an emergency, seconds counts. And that’s especially true when you call 911. The faster a 911 dispatcher can gather the information about your emergency, the faster they can start directing resources to your location. But now there’s an even quicker...

Behind the Badge: Christmas bike giveaway

Now that the holiday season is upon us, I want you to think back to when you were a child opening up your presents on Christmas morning. Remember that feeling? Your eyes would grow big. A smile would spread across your face. Maybe even a shout of joy would escape from...