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Young’s Football Female

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Surely Courtney B. could have found other things to do when her older brothers headed out to play a game of sandlot football. Courtney could already hang with bigger boys in basketball and soccer. Why not football? Her brothers quickly learned something: their little sister could catch, run and hit – and take a hit,…

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Big Welcome Back

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At Remynse Elementary, they don’t welcome students to a new school year with merely a hearty and warm embrace at the front door. They throw a parade. Instead of heading for their morning classes on the first Friday of the new academic year, students are asked to line up around the school to watch this…

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Fathers, Sons and Frisbees

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What started as a father-son putt-putt outing has turned into a full-fledged adventure of disc golf where nearly every inch of grass at Butler Elementary is taken up by a father, a son or a flying Frisbee. The annual Butler Father & Son Disc Golf Classic has been around for 25 years, and judging from…

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Bebensee’s Book Swap

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Zoe D. is one of those readers who can’t get enough of books. That’s just fine by her mother who knows that reading is the cornerstone of knowledge. Same for Zoe’s teachers at Bebensee Elementary who tell her to read away since it impacts everything from communication skills and language mastery to logical thinking skills…

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