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March 21, 2012

Math Maniacs    

Crow Math Mania

Answer this: 11 x 11 + 2 - 45 + 44 - 42, figure the square root, divided by 2, equals what? Oh. You've got three seconds. A week ago, "I'd have looked blankly and said, what?" Crow Elementary sixth grader Samantha V. said of the equations she was asked to compute in her head. With no calculator. No pencil. No paper. | Crow Elementary fifth grader Darian C. celebrates after helping his team win a contest during Math Mania. 

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Heartfelt News    

Moore Heart Heroes

An 11-year-old with a heart murmur. A second grader who had valve-replacement surgery at age 3. An 8-year-old born with only two chambers in her heart. All three sat on stage at Moore Elementary for a very special Jump Rope for Heart event. | Moore Elementary students Victoria M., Matthew T. and Karly B. were celebrated as Heart Heroes during a recent Jump Rope for Heart program.  

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Soldier Surprise     

Wimbish Soldier Surprise

Damian wanted a bike for his 10th birthday. He got something way better: his dad. When Sgt. Corey Jackson stepped into Damian's fourth-grade classroom at Wimbish Elementary Monday afternoon, Damian was so shocked all he saw was "this military dude." So he looked again. And again. | Sgt. Corey Jackson hugs his son, Damian, a fourth grader at Wimbish Elementary, during a surprise visit.  

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Shack Strides       

Junior high cross countryFour races, three wins. That was the case for Shackelford Junior High during the City Cross Country Championships where the boys and girls teams garnered the most success of the 12-team competition. | The eighth-grade girls cross country teams from all 12 junior highs recently competed in the City Championship meet.  

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Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
The Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee through March 23.
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The PEIMS department will accept transfer requests through Friday, March 30.
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