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  1. Holiday Concerts at West Fork School

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    December 7, 2012 by wcobserver

    The West Fork School music department proudly presents the following holiday concerts: Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. – The West Fork Bands in concert.  This concert will feature the 6th grade beginning band, the WFMS 7th & 8th grade band, and the WFHS Symphonic Winds.  Traditional favorites include “Grandma Got Ran Over By a Reindeer”, and “Fum, Fum, Fum.”

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  2. School’s Out!

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    May 23, 2012 by Annie McCormick

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    I’ve been attempting to practice patience lately.  I’ve been told that I’m way too impatient, especially with the tv remote.  Technology has enabled me to have some things in a nanosecond and I have gotten used to it.  Waiting at a traffic light seems like it takes forever, when it is really only 45-60 seconds.  I could go through my email in that amount of time but I don’t have a phone that does email.  Oh, well.  It seems like everything is speeded up nowadays.  Kids talk so fast I usually have to ask them to repeat what they said, slower and in English.  Words are abbreviated for the sake of  expediency as well.  I’d hate to be a school teacher and have to deal with a room full of  children with this kind of limited attention span.  The educators of today are truly warriors. Not that they weren’t when I was in school, just a different kind.  When I was in grade school (yeah, yeah…a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…) children were basically all taught the same thing in the same manner.  First grade served to weed out the “A” students from the others.  …

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  3. Change Afoot in School Curriculum

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    July 28, 2011 by wcobserver

    A former West Fork High School math teacher has returned in a new start-up role that has charged him with developing new ways to connect the numerous ways kids learn to how material is being taught in the classroom.

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  4. Tuition Agreement Approved for Pilot Program

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    July 25, 2011 by wcobserver

    Beginning this fall, West Fork High School will participate in a new Medical Professions Course pilot program.

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  5. Greenland Student Wins National Award

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    July 10, 2011 by wcobserver

    Kansas City, Mo – Travis Goad, a student at Greenland High School, was awarded the Gold medal in Screen Printing, June 24, at the Awards Ceremony of the 47th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. The Conference was held June 20-June 24, 2011, at the Municipal Auditorium, the Kemper Arena and H. Roe Bartle Hall, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  6. Greenland School Board

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    June 7, 2011 by wcobserver

    Congratulations and unfinished business were major themes of the monthly school board meeting May 19 at the middle school library.

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